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Old 03-18-2013, 12:48 AM   #11
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I think it's a Mauser based action made by FN.

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Wierd rifle? I'll send you $100.00 and it can join my Wierd rifles. Nice Mauser built by FN. Nice large ring Mauser. Could be a 7x57. Should be .30-06.

Here are other Mausers, Mousers are cats!



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Looks like a jc higgens model 51 they was made off the muaser action and was chambered in 270 and 30-06

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Originally Posted by c3shooter
Please hold very still so I can whack you. *WHACK*

No matter how much I blow up the pic, I cannot read the MODEL NUMBER on the rifle . Thi was made for Montgomery Ward using their store brand. I have a couple of cross reference tables BUT NEED THE MODEL NUMBER.

*WHACK*

They were made by several makers, including Mauser- and that one looks as if it COULD be a Mauser- but we need the model number. It is right under the Westernfield brand.

*WHACK*
Sorry about that its ejn 757
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Old 03-18-2013, 12:51 AM   #15
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It's a commercial mauser action built by FN in Belgium. Apparently they
were barrelled and stocked in the states specifically for Wards (there
was also a Sears version). Unlike most "house brand" guns, there is not
a direct crossover to any particular model manufactured by a regular
firearms maker.

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Ward's "Western Field' ( Fabrique Nationale),EJN-757 "Deluxe Mauser",.30-06,22" bbl.,7lb. 8 oz.,14 3/8" L.O.P. 90%

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Golden State Arms (California) imported rifles built on FN and Sako actions for Montgomery Ward with the Western Field Logo. That is not a typical Mossberg bolt or stock.

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I deleted my last post. The stupidity here amazes me. I'm sure some were not born yesterday. IT IS A FN LARGE RING MAUSER< IT WAS FULLY BUILT IN BELGUIM>

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I deleted my last post. The stupidity here amazes me. I'm sure some were not born yesterday. IT IS A FN LARGE RING MAUSER< IT WAS FULLY BUILT IN BELGUIM>

Maybe. I've seen some references that say the actions were imported,
and they were barrelled/stocked right here in the USA.

OP---What does it have on it for proof marks? If it was a barrelled
action or complete gun imported from FN, there should be Belgian
proof marks on both the barrel and action.
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Maybe. I've seen some references that say the actions were imported,
and they were barrelled/stocked right here in the USA.

OP---What does it have on it for proof marks? If it was a barrelled
action or complete gun imported from FN, there should be Belgian
proof marks on both the barrel and action.
Nope the only proof mark is on the action
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