RARE MODEL 1887 TURKISH TYPE STEYR MADE MAUSER SHORT RIFLE:
In good overall condition. 40 3/8 inch overall length. 9mm caliber. Very good metal bearing a smooth age patina throughout. Some minor surface oxidation in areas. Very good markings. Original cleaning rod. Good stock with numerous handling marks and some period repairs on the butt (see photos). Very good action but the elevator appears to be fixed in the up position (single shot gun). Excellent bore with strong rifling. A rare and desirable Mauser firearm!
Ref.: "MAUSER MILITARY RIFLES OF THE WORLD" by Robert W. D. Ball P.256
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