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VZ 24 - what to look for?

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Old 07-24-2013, 06:19 PM   #1
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Default 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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Old 07-24-2013, 07:47 PM   #2
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make sure it is 8mm.....I have one and it is 7mm...otherwise the old "gut feeling" may be what you need to go by.
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Old 07-24-2013, 08:00 PM   #3
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Just check the bore for rifling and rust/pitting.
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