Near Mint Condition WW1 German 1918 Dated Amberg G98.
The Gewehr 98 or commonly known as the G98 was the standard issue rifle for the Germans before the First World War and during, until it was replaced he the Karabiner 98 in 1936.
Patented by Paul Mauser in 1895 the G98 was the latest in a line of Mauser rifles that were introduced in the 1890s.
By the outbreak of the First World War there were some 2 million G98's ready for service.
This item is a wartime example surviving in near mint condition.
The barrell has been re-chambered from their 8mm Rimless to the Spitzer bullet (7.92x57) a more powerful and streamlined bullet with more charge. This item has the correct stamp 'S' on the receiver to show it has been converted.
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