Description Mauser Model 98, “K98″ in 8mm with a five round capacity and a 24″ barrel. DOU marked receiver, which is the wartime code for Mauser. Import marked on the barrel: R GUNS Carpentersville IL. Metal butt plate. Smooth laminated wood stock and front forend. Blued trigger guard, untextured trigger, bolt, receiver and barrel. Rear bolt safety switch. Left side of receiver located bolt release. Under barrel removable cleaning rod and fixed bayonet lug. Rear adjustable flip up and front hooded fixed blade sight. Matching wood stock and receiver serial number. The bolt has the serial scribed on with mismatched parts. Mismatched serial on the magazine floor plate. Nazi German Eagle and Swastika on the stock. Waffenamt and Nazi Eagle and Swastika marked receiver and barrel. Receiver marked DOU 43. Mounted with a period correct D&C, Dransfeld & Co. leather shoulder sling. Comes with a period correct bayonet, scabbard and leather frog. The bayonet is marked: 1866 42 cof. The back of the frog is marked JKH 1940. Waffenamt marked bayonet pommel. Must ship to a C&R or FFL holder. Condition: Good/Very Good with light scratches, wood dings and handling wear. The rifled bore has some rust with strong visible rifling. Barrel Length: 24” Serial: 9032E Manufacturer: Mauser Year: 1943 Caliber: 8mm Model: K98 Book# 9-278