June 25-28, 2018 Firearms
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Barrel has banded-on front ramp with knurled sight protector holding ivory bead. Top of barrel is engraved "No 2454 Griffin & Howe Inc. New York, N.Y." Caliber is at left rear. Model 98 action has had receiver ring stippled, Griffin & Howe side mount and Lyman 57 sight installed. Bolt body, extractor, follower, and right rail are engine turned. FN type bolt handle has five checkered panels on knob. Model 70 type safety is installed in shroud. Original trigger is retained altered for single pull. 1909 bottom metal has hinged floorplate retained by button in bow. Smoky streaked European walnut stock extends to muzzle and has steel cap. It features classic Griffin & Howe styling with swept right hand shadow line cheekpiece, steel grip cap, and well cut point pattern checkering with broad mullered borders at grip and forend. It measures 14-1/8" over russet leather covered pad. A gold oval with monogram "TGP" is on toe line. A Weaver K-6 scope with crosshair reticle is in Griffin & Howe slide and rings. Excellent condition. Metal parts retain nearly all custom factory blue. Wood has over 90% original finish, with some added oil over some light marks. Checkering re-cut. Bore is excellent. Action is smooth. Scope is excellent. Weight with scope: 8 lbs. 12 oz. An unusual custom from the '60's. From the G. Thomas Puett Collection.

Condition: (Excellent).
Name
Value
Accessories
Scope
Barrel Length
20 - 1/2"
Caliber/Bore
.358 Win
FFL Status
Curio & Relic
Manufacturer
Griffin & Howe
Model
98 Mauser
Paperwork
No
Serial Number
2454
(C) GRIFFIN & HOWE MANNLICHER STOCK CUSTOM 98 MAUSER RIFLE WITH SCOPE (1962)..
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Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $2,500.00
Final prices include buyers premium:
Estimate: $5,000 - $7,000
Number Bids: 6
Auction closed on Thursday, June 28, 2018.
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