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 LOT 399
Deactivated Spanish M65 Anti-Tank Rocket Launcher - Similar in design and principles to the American “Super Bazooka”, the M65 integrates a plunger-actuated cocking mechanism and other improvements. Dated “1978”, with a front bipod and rear monopod for support, “ENOSA” optical sight in a metal protective housing, adjustable shoulder rest, and a canvas sling. CONDITION: Good, with some damage visible on the wire guides and mild wear and tear overall. The scope shows some tearing of the eyecup and mild spotting, but is otherwise in good order. A hole has been cut in the right side and a metal bar welded across the breech, per ATF guidelines. Estimate: 1,400 - 2,250
LOT 400
Soviet Izhevsk Model 91/30 Mosin-Nagant Bolt Action Sniper Rifle with Scope - Serial no. 1811, 7.62x54 R cal., 29 inch round bbl., blue finish, laminate stock. Per the consignor, this Izhevsk Model 91/30 Mosin-Nagant sniper rifle is a Vietnam War bring back. Although no War Trophy papers accompany it, this rifle certainly has telltale signs of jungle use and has all the hallmarks of known verified Vietnam bring backs. These Mosin-
Nagant 91/30 PU sniper rifles as well as an array of surplus World War II Soviet firearms are known to have seen use throughout the Vietnam War in the hands of Vietcong. “1943” dated above the serial number (transliterated: “NG1811”) on the top of the breech. Standard left mounted PU scope. The body of the PU scope is marked with a hammer and sickle above a “1942” date, “No 73990” and “1964” Vietnam War era rebuild date. The scope mount is electro-stenciled “HB 4193” and “20066” with handwritten “4319397”. Fitted with a correct armory replacement laminated straight wrist stock, typical of those used by the Vietcong. CONDITION: Fine, retains 75% arsenal refurbished blue finish mixed with areas of smooth brown patina, and exhibiting signs of jungle use with some scattered patches of moderate pitting. Stock is also fine with defined edges and some light handling marks. Mechanically excellent. Scope is very good with half of the arsenal refurbished blue finish on the tube mixed with smooth brown patina and scattered patches of moderate jungle pitting, and the optics are hazy. Estimate: 5,500 - 8,500
LOT 401
Exceptional Early World War II 1941 Dated German “bcd” Code Gustloff-Werke K98k Bolt Action Rifle with Bayonet and Accessories - Serial no. 3439K, 7.92 mm Mauser cal., 24 inch round bbl., blue finish, laminate stock. This is an exceptional example of an early World War II K98k rifle manufactured by the Gustloff-Werke factory in Weimar. The top of the receiver is marked “bcd/41”. This is the wartime code for the Gustloff-Werke at Weimar, and “41” is the year of manufacture. The left receiver wall is marked “Mod. 98”. The left breech of the barrel and receiver have the “eagle/swastika” firing proof. The rifle has the early war pattern, all milled components, including the “H” pattern, milled upper barrel band. It has the standard inverted “v” front sight and the tangent rear sight graduated from 1-20 (100-2000 meters). It is fitted with the correct early laminated wartime stock with the matching serial number stamped on the underside, and an “eagle/H” over two “eagle/WaA749” Waffenamt proofs on
the right of the buttstock. The rifle has all matching visible serial numbers. Includes a “41” dated “J. Sch” bayonet and metal scabbard (both marked with matching number “9879c”), “1941” dated Carl Hepting & Co. black leather frog attached to the scabbard, brown leather sling fitted to the rifle, black leather triple ammunition pouch, and cleaning kit CONDITION: Excellent, retains 95% original blue finish with a few areas of light surface freckling. Stock is very fine as lightly sanded and re-oiled with mostly clear stampings, some light handling marks, and defined edges. Mechanically excellent. Included bayonet, scabbard, sling and ammunition pouch are all very fine
Provenance: The Mel Raucher Collection.
   LOT 402
Estimate: 2,500 - 4,000
Late World War II Steyr-Daimler “bnz45” Code K98k Kriegsmodell Bolt Action Rifle - Serial no. 1191T, 7.92 mm Mauser cal., 24 inch round bbl., phosphate/blue finish, laminate stock. Introduced late in World War II, the “Kriegsmodell” (War Model) 98k was designed and faster production, increasing the number of stamped components while eliminating some features. This particular K98k was produced in the “t” suffix range, placing it very late in the war at a time when getting rifles in the hands of soldiers was the main priority at the expense of fit and finish, as a last ditch effort. Fitted with a hooded blade front and tangent rear sight on the “EO” stamped barrel, with “Mod.98/bnz45” on the receiver ring, and “WaA623” proofs on both the barrel and receiver ring. Matching full and partial serial number markings visible on the barrel, bolt, bolt safety sleeve, rear sight and rear sight base. Fitted with a stamped “SVW” trigger guard and “byf” floor plate, and a pair of screw-secured stamped and welded barrel bands. Crude cast bolt safety sleeve. Fitted in a smooth laminated pistol grip stock and hand guard, with an “eagle/swastika/H” Heer stamp (partially defaced) on the right of the buttstock and a cupped steel buttplate. CONDITION: Excellent, retains 95% original phosphate finish, and 80% original blue finish on the bolt. Stock is fine with a few chips along the right edge, an absent 1/2 inch wide sliver on the right of the buttstock, and otherwise defined edges. Mechanically excellent. Estimate: 1,600 - 2,500
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