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Mauser K98s in gun publications

Discussion in 'Rifle Country' started by Golden_006, Apr 9, 2010.

  1. Golden_006

    Golden_006 Well-Known Member

    Anyone see these advertised for $300 in the NRA Freedom publication and Shotgun news?

    I think I might go for it. It seems like gunbroker listings are always 400 + for these

    Anyone know if it's a good deal?
    Last edited: Apr 9, 2010
  2. Golden_006

    Golden_006 Well-Known Member

    No one knows
  3. Jeremy2171

    Jeremy2171 Well-Known Member

    If it's mitchells mausers....stay away...you can get just a good for cheaper and not worry about anything they've humped up.
  4. Zack

    Zack member

    Stay away from mitchells. I heard nothing good
  5. gandog56

    gandog56 Well-Known Member

    SOG has plenty of K98's for less than 300.
  6. lopezni

    lopezni member

    they are not K98 from Germany they are M24/47's from Serbia. Big difference.
  7. Golden_006

    Golden_006 Well-Known Member

    Yup that's them. There's a pic of a serb with 2 hand guns in his belt too. Man you have to pluck down 400 then for German one. Shoot I'm starting to like my commie guns more and more. You can get a semi auto for that kind of money and an old bolt gun.
  8. sig220mw

    sig220mw Well-Known Member

    I don't understand all the bad talk about Mitchell's. My son got me one for Christmas 3 years ago and it was one of the Serbian model 48's and it is a beauty in like new condition with everything in place and matching numbers.

    A fine shooter also and I'm about to scope it for my aging eyes.

    Maybe they have put out some bad stuff but not so in my case. I've seen other mausers that didn't look nearly as good and had rusted bores etc.

    It may have been overpriced at 299.00. I certainly won't argue that point but then again it was also unused sitting in storage for years and I've had a gunsmith tell me it looked new to him inside and out and was in fine condition for shooting handloads.

    A 50 year old gun in like new condition at that price doesn't seem too high when I look at gun prices these days.

    I agree it is not a German mauser since Serbs made it so it has no real WW2 historical significance but it is a beauty and a shooter and solid as a rock.

    When he got it for me they sent paper work stating that it was indeed not German but Serbian and not made with slave labor.
  9. jobu07

    jobu07 Well-Known Member

    If you fancy a German Mauser J&G sales has them for $300. They are R/C's though.

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