AMBERG 1888/05 RIFLE

SKU: C28584

$2,000.00 

6200-01

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8mm (M88); fair bore, good stock, 29'' barrel, "Crown/Amberg/1890" stamped on top of receiver, German Imperial proofs on right side of receiver. "Gew.88." stamped on left side of receiver. Small "S" stamped on top of barrel chamber, marked for use with Spitzer ball ammo. Mis-matched Turkish reworked bolt. Rear sight graduation markings in Farsi script. Other visible numbers are matching. Front barrel band unit marked "113.R.6.77.". Lower band unit marked "B.4.R.R.32". Walnut stock with legible Imperial proofing. Original cleaning rod. Provenance: From the collection of Dr. Geoffrey Sturgess. Condition: Fair, retaining 65% black paint finish on barrel and bands with some light pitting. Receiver is in the white with light corrosion overall. Pitting on bolt knob. Stock is worn with dings and dents overall. Buttplate retains 50% black paint and some pitting. Bore is dark with strong rifling. Mechanically fine. Antique, s/n 34xxf