Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice

    Description

    Rare Experimental Bolt Action Rifle with Early Mauser Action on a 19th Century European Musket. No serial number visible, .69 cal., 38 3/8-inches barrel with standard military sights. Mfg'd in-the-white. Steel sideplates and straight bolt toggle, military proofs, varnished walnut stock, left side of buttstock marked with circular cartouche and numeral 237; right side with oval museum cartouche reading: Musee de L'Artrle. No cleaning rod present, with sling mounts. The World's first true Mauser rifle although the French chose to alter their 1840 and later muskets, rifles, etc. to modified Snyder B/L system, 'a la rabatigren' as it is sometimes called. A unique and early Mauser bolt action rifle.
    Condition: Very good to excellent with light wear overall. Wood with minor marks. Action good.


    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    September, 2011
    18th Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 2,310

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    15% of the successful bid (minimum $14) per lot.

    Sold on Sep 18, 2011 for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)
    Track Item

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    VIEW BENEFITS
    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Only 32 days left to consign to the 2021 July 18 Guitars and Musical Instruments Signature Auction - Dallas!

    Learn about consigning with us

    Thanks a million for getting approval to sell my Civil War Hospital Death Ledger! You made them AND ME , a nice profit. You are the best!
    Ed W.,
    Mount Vernon, OH
    View More Testimonials

    HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search