Object Title

Centrefire bolt-action rifle - Mauser Gewehr 98 (G98) rifle fitted with Goerz scope

Centrefire bolt-action rifle - Mauser Gewehr 98 (G98) rifle fitted with Goerz scope

Date

about 1915

Object Number

PR.6424

Physical Description

Fully stocked with blued barrel. Receiver and bolt assembly in the white. Butt with metal butt plate. Metal disc inserted in the butt. Sling loop fitted to the butt. Turn down bolt handle. Bolt handle on bolt. Scope mounts fitted to receiver. Telescopic sight fitted to mounts. Notch and blade type iron sights. Sliding notch rear sight, numbered 4-20, going up in 2.s. 1 barrel band with sling loop, 2 sling loops overall. 1 fore end cap with bayonet fitting attachment. Cleaning rod inserted into fore end cap, running into stock. Metal magazine floor plate and trigger guard. Bolt inserted into stock at the bridge.

Dimensions

Barrellength28.3in.
Barrellength720mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 3285C

Calibre

7.92 x 57 mm

Inscriptions and Marks

crown over B over 3285butt plate
stamped
Serial numberbolt handle
stamped
Numberingleft ear of rear sight
stamped
Numberingleft side of barrel band
stamped
Serial numberleft side of barrel
stamped
Serial numberleft side of bridge
stamped
left side of receiver
stamped
Numberingrear of bolt
stamped
Markright side of barrel band
stamped
Proof Marksright side of bridge
stamped
Markright side of fore end cap
stamped
Numberingsafety catch
stamped
Letteringtop of barrel
stamped
top of bridge
stamped
Manufacturer's marktop of scope
stamped

Associations

Places Germany