Make: Deutsche Waffen Berlin
Model: Sporterized Mauser
Caliber: 7 x 57 MM
Action Type: Bolt Action
Serial Number: A8958
Barrel Length: 22"
Stock Configuration: The gun exhibits a non military sporterized target stock. The stock has a 3/4" White Line buttpad. The stock shows dings, storage marks, and shows use but is in generaly good condition with no major cracks or losses. The stock is mounted with sling swivels and is lightly varnished.
Sights: There is a dovetail blade in a front raised ramp and an added rear sight in a raised block with dovetail, allowing for both elevation and windage adjustment. The gun is mounted with a Bushnell Banner 3x-9x scope with duplex crosshairs.
Type of Finish: Blue
Year of Manufacture: C&R
Markings: The barrel is marked with the left side of the chamber. The receiver has the matching serial number. The bolt is marked with a "1" and with a "oo7". The floorplate is marked with the number "2685". The trigger housing in which the floorplate is found is marked with an "M" and also with "2685"
Notes on Gun: Consignor states that the gun has a Timney trigger added for target shooting and also a trigger shoe.
Finish Originality: The barrel shows two colors; a dark and deep "blue/black" over the forward 14" of the barrel and the balance of the barrel shows a gray bare metal. The receiver has been refinished in a more modern chemical blue.
Finish Condition: The finish is mostly smooth with only light signs of surface erosion / pitting on the receiver at the barrel. There are handling and storage marks in the bluing on both the barrel and receiver and signs of use throughout. The bolt and other parts finished in the white show some discoloration and beginning surface erosion. .
Bore Condition: The bore is clean with very good rifling and only mild erosion throughout.
Mechanics: The bolt action works properly. The trigger pull is light with little creep.
Box: No Box
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