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Old 04-07-2013, 02:15 AM   #1
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A friend of mine has had this 7mm Mauser for years and knows nothing about it. I do not either. It appears to be a military rifle but I do not understand the cheap and cheesy looking chrome handguard band. The bore looks good and he says it shoots accurate. We cannot find any markings, just a number Q67XX on the left side of receiver and FXXX on the bolt. What does he have and is there any value? He wants to sell it. Thanks in advance!
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Old 04-07-2013, 02:28 AM   #2
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We have some Mauser fanatics that should be along shortly, and give you better info. However, from the pics, he has a military rifle that was "sporterized"- stock cut to a civilian sporter style, and metal may have been polished removing some of the stampings. As such, it has a value as a shooter, not the higher value a collector's gun would have. Sorry....
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Spanish Mauser. It appears the crest was polished off. Is the barrel 21"?

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That is a Spanish Mauser, lets see the bolt face & we will tell you which model.................
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I will have to get a couple more pics. of it. These are the only ones I took earlier today. I am not sure on barrel length either?
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Spanish Mauser. Small ring action. Cocks on closing. Stock has been shortened (sporterized, bubba'd, ruined depending on your perspective). Barrel band got chromed for some unknown reason.
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Here this will help on which model................1893 & a 1895.
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