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Old January 20, 2012, 09:33 PM   #1
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Help to identification




I receive an inheritance and various objects will be come mine.

Among them are two rifles and I need to know which is the approximate price of them.

---- Mausser M-98 with bayoneta byf43 number 6887
18372.

---- Italian rifle 6.5 milimeters number IU8162

To me is very important your knowledge in order to identification of italian rifle. And prices of both. Here photos:









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Old January 20, 2012, 10:34 PM   #2
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First, that bayonet is for an M1 Garand, not a Mauser.
The Mauser looks good, but the value all depends on condition and matching numbers originality. It could be worth anywhere from $250 to over $800.
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Old January 21, 2012, 01:37 AM   #3
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The carbine at the bottom is a Modello 1891 "Carcano" cavalry carbine.
Unfortunately, the folding bayonet has been discarded, bayonet pivot ground off and butt plate replaced with rubber pad. The "sporterizing" or "bubba-izing" has substantially reduced its value to less than $150.

The rubber pad on the 98K destroys its collector value. It is worth no more than $400 as a shooter.
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Old January 21, 2012, 06:47 PM   #4
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The Mauser is a German K.98k, made in 1943 at the Mauser factory in Oberndorf a/Neckar (code byf). It appears to have been polished and reblued and the stock refinished with a rubber butt plate; its collector value has been effectively destroyed. The bayonet is US, either an M5 (M1 rifle) or M6 (M14 rifle).

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Old January 24, 2012, 08:11 PM   #5
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Thanks friends.
More pictures coming soon, Because my camera has Problems.
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