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VZ 24 - what to look for?
I'm thinking about a Czech mauser 8mm for sale at a local pawn shop. It's priced at $250. What do I need to look for/at on this rifle - matching sn's, patina, import marks, arsenal marks? Wood looks good, so does the metal, but I only took a short look at it yesterday. Has not been sporterized or converted to 30-06.
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