Serial Number: A1176
Year of Manufacture: 1916-1930’s
Action Type: Bolt Action Internal Magazine
Markings: The top of the receiver ring is very lightly marked “Fabrik De Armas” with a small crest. The left side of the barrel and the left side of the receiver are marked “A1176”, in addition there is a “G” on the receiver. The trigger guard is marked “D9276”, and the floorplate “9276”. The bolt handle is marked “6600”.
Barrel Length: Approx. 22 ½”
Sights / Optics: This rifle is mounted with a front blade in a dovetail slot on a raised post. The rear sight is a ladder graduated to “19”.
Stock Configuration & Condition: The stocks are sanded and cut down military wood. There are a few nicks and a deep gouge on the left side below the bolt release lever, and a few light dings on the right side below the ejection port.. There are some additional dings and compression marks on the left side of the buttstock. There are no visible cracks or losses. The LOP measures approx. 13 ¼” from the trigger to the back of the steel buttplate. The stocks rate in about Good overall condition.
Type of Finish: Black Paint
Finish Originality: Re-finished
Bore Condition: The bore is dull and the rifling is deep. There is erosion and mild pitting present.
Overall Condition: This rifle retains about 85% of its metal re-finish. The balance of the finish shows pitting or casting marks under the color on both sides of the rear sight. The paint is flaking off of the barrel for the first six inches back from the muzzle. The floorplate and trigger guard show paint overspray and some pitting under. The bolt has mild surface erosion and discoloration. The Screw heads are serviceable and show some wear. The markings are difficult to read. Overall, this rifle rates in about Good condition.
Mechanics: The action functions correctly. We did not fire this rifle.
Box, Paperwork & Accessories: None
Our Assessment: This handy little rifle will make a great second rifle for hunting season. The action is strong military Mauser and the round is the capable 7mm Mauser. This will make a nice starter rifle for that deserving grandchild.
CA Legal or CA Private Party Transferable: This C&R rifle can be transferred in California.
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