Yugo Mauser 1924


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andrewdl007
August 6, 2007, 01:22 AM
At a local antique mall, there is a Yugo Mauser 1924 in 8mm. It is in used condition, not new in box. According to the tag, it is actually a 1924 not a Yugo 24/47. From my research, I think the rifle was manufactured by FN for the Yugo gov. Does anyone have any information or a price for this rifle? Thanks.

The rifle is curently priced at $380, does that seem high?

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Trebor
August 6, 2007, 03:56 AM
That seems high to me. Are you an advanced Mauser collector who needs a Yugo 24 to fill a hole in your collection? If you aren't, I'd pass. You can get the more common 24/47 for a third of that price.

andrewdl007
August 6, 2007, 11:29 PM
Im not at all a mauser collector. The rifle interests me because It is at a local store. the closest gun store to me only has a real beat up swedish rifle of some sort as well as a Lee Enfield Mk 5 Jungle carbine that has been badly sporterized. It is hard to find good mil surp rifles, or any older guns, in my area, so Im really tempted by this gun.

Trebor
August 7, 2007, 12:22 AM
I think you'd be paying about $180 too much for that rifle if you are looking for a shooter. Yugo 24/47's go for around $200 typically.

It sounds like it sucks that there isn't a better selection in your area. Any other shops you can check? Or private sellers advertising on one of the gun boards?

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