Czech Mauser auction


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Texpatriate
February 11, 2008, 12:54 PM
There is a czech mauser up for auction today in my area at an estate sale and I was thinking about placing a bid. What do you think would be good selling price so I don't overbid? Here's the picture:

http://www.auctionzip.com/Full-Image/394092/fi1.cgi

The picture is not great, but the guy says that the numbers match.
There's also a garand, a muzzleloader of some kind, and I think a BB gun.

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cracked butt
February 11, 2008, 01:06 PM
That's a postwar build. Its worth about $200 tops.

Texpatriate
February 11, 2008, 01:27 PM
you're the man Cracked Butt! Thanks for the tip. I'm looking for a shooter, so that sounds about right for what I'm looking for. Any other input?

Texpatriate
February 11, 2008, 01:36 PM
more pictures:

http://www.auctionzip.com/Full-Image/394092/fi152.cgi


http://www.auctionzip.com/Full-Image/394092/fi153.cgi

anyone care to take a guess at what the muzzle loader is and how much it's worth? I'm guessing Thompson Center Encore maybe?

http://www.auctionzip.com/Full-Image/394092/fi150.cgi

http://www.auctionzip.com/Full-Image/394092/fi151.cgi

cracked butt
February 11, 2008, 01:43 PM
Mine is an excellent shooter with handloads. Just check the bore- it should be almost new looking. The trigger might be hit or miss, the one on mine is fairly stiff.

MikeH
February 11, 2008, 02:16 PM
Any marking on the receiver ring? Other places? These are the things that may improve its value if and when you decide to sell it later, but of course have nothing to do with "shootability."

mp510
February 11, 2008, 03:06 PM
anyone care to take a guess at what the muzzle loader is and how much it's worth? I'm guessing Thompson Center Encore maybe?
That is the carbine version of the Traditions Buckhunter Pro pistol. I forget what it's proper model name is. I have held them at the Traditions factory store, and they hold VERY nicely, and are comfortable (this comeing from somebody who doesn't like inlines). I forget the price, but they weren't exactly cheap. They are Spanish made, and are decent quality. However, they are not designed for heavy loadings IIRC.

The carbines have been discontinued, but here's info on the pistol.
http://www.traditionsfirearms.com/eshop/10Browse.asp?Category=Muzzleloaders%3A+Buckhunter+In%2DLine+Pistols+%28Pistols%29

mp510
February 11, 2008, 03:09 PM
Also, the Czech Mauser *appears* to have a winter trigger guard on it (to allow easier shooting with gloved hands). When FAC was selling them, the winter trigger guard models were priced a few bucks (maybe $10 over) the price of the standard trigger guard models.

Vaarok
February 11, 2008, 03:51 PM
Probably Israeli contract, but still not a bad rifle to buy.

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