· Very nice wood throughout, with very minor dings, and no cracks
· Bright shiny bore with excellent rifling
· 40% to 50% blue condition with patina on some metal – very light surface level rust on barrel
· 1900 cartouche
· Very good butt plate with some type of tool inside the compartment
· Sling in excellent condition
· Matching model 1898 bayonet and scabbard in excellent condition
The pictures do not do justice on this beautiful rifle. In my research on this and other auction sites, I have not seen another one in as good shape as this 107 year old firearm. It is all original and complete, including the bayonet and scabbard. If you win the bidding on this one, you will not be disappointed! I will be happy to email high resolution images of any view you would like to see. C&R eligible.
This item will be shipped USPS Priority Mail/Insured at a cost of $25.00. I will accept payment by Cashiers Check or Postal Money order only.
The following info on the Krag-Jorgensen rifle is courtesy of http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Krag_rifle:
is a repeating bolt action rifle designed by the Norwegians Ole Herman Johannes
Krag and Erik Jørgensen
in the late 19th century. It was adopted as a standard arm by
A distinctive feature of the Krag-Jørgensen action was its magazine. While many other rifles of its era used an integral box magazine, the magazine of the Krag-Jørgensen was integral with the receiver (the part of the rifle that houses the operating parts), featuring an opening on the right hand side with a hinged cover. The cartridges were inserted through the side opening, and were pushed up, around, and into the action by a spring follower.
This presented both
advantages and disadvantages compared with a top-loading "box"
magazine, which were often fed using a "stripper clip". While a
similar claw type clip would be made that could allow the magazine to be loaded
all at once, normal loading was one cartridge at a time. However, the design
was easy to "top off", and unlike most top-loading magazines, the Krag-Jørgensen's magazine could be topped up without
opening the rifle's bolt. The relative complexity of manufacturing this
magazine has been suggested as a reason why many countries did not adopt the Krag-Jørgensen. For others, the magazine's features likely
aided adoption. The next major
Today, the Krag-Jørgensen is a popular rifle among collectors, and is valued by shooters for its smooth action.
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