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#6143980 - 01/19/16 06:44 PM 1891 Mauser Value ? (Sporterised)
dredd Offline

Registered: 04/26/10
Posts: 857
Loc: Dallas / Fort Worth Area
I would like to turn this into some cash.
I picked it up from a guy at work that no longer hunts and was raising cash for another toy.
I already have an all original & numbers matching 1891 and really didn't need another, but the price was right.
FYI... I offered him first buy at what I bought it for. He doesn't want it.
FYI... I did pick it up cheap.

S/N: H0340
1891 Argentine 7.65 x 53
Barrel cut to 20+ inches
Bolt has been "Jeweled" and the Bolt has been Bent Over.
It has Williams Iron Sights installed.
The wood is nice.
The metal doesn't have any Blueing, but it is not rusted.
The Crest has been buffed off.
I've put about 40 rounds through it. It shoots great.
The bore is clean.
It has not been tapped for a scope mount.
I have 40/rds of ammo to go with it and some brass.

I don't do Gunbroker or any other sights.

I am hoping to sell it here in the classified section.

What would be a reasonable sale price?


Edit: Added S/N

Edited by dredd (01/19/16 06:49 PM)

#6144202 - 01/19/16 09:00 PM Re: 1891 Mauser Value ? (Sporterised) [Re: dredd]
beech96w Offline

Registered: 12/12/06
Posts: 711
Loc: Fort Worth
Sounds like you already paid what you thought was the right price.

I would expect a small ring sporter to go $75-150.

#6146140 - 01/21/16 06:09 AM Re: 1891 Mauser Value ? (Sporterised) [Re: dredd]
Dave Davidson Offline
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Registered: 06/24/06
Posts: 4249
Loc: Hurst, Tx
"Improvements" to an old military rifle don't add $ value. They are considered butchered.
Without a sense of urgency, nothing ever happens.

Boy, if I say "sic em", you'd better look for something to bite. Sam Shelley, Rancher Muleshoe Texas 1892-1985 RIP

#6146148 - 01/21/16 06:20 AM Re: 1891 Mauser Value ? (Sporterised) [Re: dredd]
BassCat'99 Offline

Registered: 02/15/13
Posts: 921
Loc: Stratford Texas
What calibers could the action be rebarreled for?

#6148000 - 01/21/16 09:40 PM Re: 1891 Mauser Value ? (Sporterised) [Re: dredd]
KC Offline
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Registered: 09/29/08
Posts: 16251
Loc: Hunt County
Not a ton, you need to stay under the 50K threshold. I recently put a chamber insert in mine to convert it to 7.62x39. It was a simple process, but the magazine has to be modified to feed correctly.
It is what it is...

#6148090 - 01/21/16 11:25 PM Re: 1891 Mauser Value ? (Sporterised) [Re: Dave Davidson]
Tff caribou Online   content
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Registered: 08/27/12
Posts: 2861
Loc: Watauga, TX
Originally Posted By: Dave Davidson
"Improvements" to an old military rifle don't add $ value. They are considered butchered.

Not by everybody. Mauser actions make a pretty solid custom rifle.
The very atmosphere of firearms anywhere and everywhere restrains evil interference. -George Washington

#6148369 - 01/22/16 07:58 AM Re: 1891 Mauser Value ? (Sporterised) [Re: dredd]
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