Manufactured in 1998 this nearly new G98 is number 781 of only 1000 rifles produced as part of Mauser’s 100 year anniversary. The rifle has shot less than 200 rounds and its overall condition can be described “as new”. Bore is perfect, metal work is blued and with 100% finish with no marks and receiver is in the white as despatch from the factory. Matching numbers throughout, wood work is excellent with no fractures or transit marks.
Metal work is perfect with no damage and the blueing finish is 100%. Receiver markings are typical for a Mauser G98 and consist of model, serial number, proof marks manufacturer and inspectors stamps. However as per the anniversary model the knox form is engraved with the anniversary details 1898-1998. There is no wear to the receiver and the bolt cycles smoothly without any excess movement.
The bolt has been gauged for the correct headspace and firing pin protrusion. Bolt face is excellent, unmarked and has the customary proof marks. The bolt handle has matching numbers with the receiver and the bolt cycles, feeds and extracts without fault.
The barrel is a five groove model with an excellent bore. The rifling is sharp, bright with no wear. The muzzle is undamaged and all the metalwork has a 100% deep blued finish.
The furniture is walnut and is in excellent condition with no fractures or transit marks. Woodwork is fitted correctly and nothing is loose.