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CZECH K98K 8MM MAUSER RIFLE dot 1945 (ETHIOPIA CONTRACT)
CZECH K98K 8MM MAUSER RIFLE dot 1945 (ETHIOPIA CONTRACT)


 
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List Price: $799.99
Our Price: $599.99

Quantity in Stock:9
Product Code: MAUS0009


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Rare Rare Rare,

NEVER IMPORTED INTO THE US BEFORE!

Czech made K.98 K last war production with large winter trigger. These rifles were manufactured on German equipment in Czechoslovakia, at Brno and the Banská Bystrica plant. The codes are dot 45, swp 45 and dou 45.

The rifles were made for export to Ethiopia for the emperor Haile Selassie . The rifles are identical to the German made K.98K but instead of the NAZI eagle the rifles have the Czech lion stamped on the receiver and barrel.

Also the firearms have the “St. George” coin embedded in the stock as a symbol for Ethiopia. These guns were not known to exist. They are nowhere found in any literature.

The condition is good to very good. All rifles feature the large winter trigger magazine, a laminated stock and the late war stamped bands.

Overall we would say that these guns average about 50% of original bluing. These guns have been in Africa for 75 years and are in 100% original condition. Again these guns were not known to exist and are extremely rare. We only have a small quantity of these rifles available.

We do offer a hand select in which we will pick the best of 20 from any particular group.

This is a must for every collector.

C&R OR FFL REQUIRED



Average Rating: Average Rating: 5 of 5 5 of 5 Total Reviews: 6 Write a review »

  1 of 1 people found the following review helpful:
 
5 of 5 CZECH K98 September 14, 2020
Reviewer: james from ARIZONA  
A COUPLE OF SPRAY DOWNS WITH MINERAL SPIRITS, SCRUP BRUSH WITH SOAP AND WATER, A DAY IN 100 DEGREE TUCSON SUN, 2 COATS OF LINSEED OIL BACK FOR ANOTHER DAY IN THE SUN, ONE MORE BRUSH DOWN WITH THE OIL, AND A VERY NICE GUN,,, A MUST HAVE FOR YOUR COLECTION !

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  1 of 1 people found the following review helpful:
 
4 of 5 Nice rifle September 11, 2020
Reviewer: Cameron from OR  
As expected and as described. Mine is in fairly shape, its a smooth bore exept for the rust however I had expected that. I will be back.

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  3 of 3 people found the following review helpful:
 
5 of 5 CZECH K98K (ETHIOPIA) August 27, 2020
Reviewer: Shawn from Washington  
I was pleasantly surprised at how fast the order was processed and shipped. The stock is grimy (expected) and has some dings but no cracks. The receiver and bolt have matching numbers with a good amount of bluing – I lucked out since I didn’t pay extra to guarantee matching numbers. The bore is full of gunk and home to a few spiders, but not surprising based on the storage conditions. I'll need to replace the butt plate, but overall, very happy with the purchase. Thanks!

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  2 of 2 people found the following review helpful:
 
5 of 5 Ethiopian K98 August 13, 2020
Reviewer: Rocky from East Northport, NY  
Received my k98 today. Non matching, but very nice condition. Stock has minor dings, but solid and in much better condition than I expected. Some dirt and dried cosmoline everywhere, shouldn't be too much to clean. No rust or pitting, even below the wood. Still has a light waffenamt on the barrel. The rifling looks strong but fuzzy. I haven't punched it yet but looks like it will clean up nicely. Thanks RTI for a very clean and beautiful rifle.

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  6 of 6 people found the following review helpful:
 
5 of 5 Great DOT45 May 30, 2020
Reviewer: Stuart from New Mexico  
Ordered one of these rifles and expected a rifle that had been in African storage for some time. I wasn't disappointed. It took some cleaning, but the stock is in surprisingly great shape. The bore took about fifty patches with Sweet's 7.62, before I took it to the range. It shot a strong group at 100m, and when I was done the bore looked factory new. Thanks much for a great rifle.

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