This is a 1937 military production Mauser 98K rifle, the top of the receiver is marked "S/42" which is the wartime code for the Mauser factory at Oberndorf and "1937" which signifies the year of manufacture. The right side of the receiver has three "eagle/63" proofmarks, the left side has the eagle firing proof and serial number, and the left side wall is marked "Mod.98". The left rear of the barrel has the firing proof and matching serial number and the right side directly behind the hand guard is marked with two "Eagle/WaA63" proofs. It has the early all milled components, blade front sight and tangent rear sight graduated to 2,000 meters, Complete with a brown leather cross hatch sling.
This secondhand firearm is located in Gun City Christchurch, 484 Cranford Street, Papanui – for more information on this gun, please call the team on 03 379 8888
Buyer must have a current NZ firearms licence and complete a Police order form available from the link below.
Police Order Form