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#6192118 - 02/20/16 01:51 PM Sportized mauser value
snakebyte922 Offline
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I have this 7mm sporterized mauser that I thinking of selling I need to know the value because I have no idea. Any help would be appreciated






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#6192143 - 02/20/16 02:18 PM Re: Sportized mauser value [Re: snakebyte922]
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Ill tell you, but you have to share some of those brownies.

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#6192144 - 02/20/16 02:19 PM Re: Sportized mauser value [Re: snakebyte922]
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Fine the brownies are yours now give me a value

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#6192157 - 02/20/16 02:32 PM Re: Sportized mauser value [Re: snakebyte922]
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I think $300-350 is a fair price on that rifle, but the market on those has been weird the last 5 years or so. If you find someone who like it, you could probably get around $450-550. Their value really depends on the quality of components, the gunsmith who put them together, and caliber.

I had that exact scope on my spoterized mauser. It finally fell apart after about 8 hunting seasons.


Edited by Colt W. Knight (02/20/16 02:33 PM)

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#6192238 - 02/20/16 04:21 PM Re: Sportized mauser value [Re: snakebyte922]
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I'm guessing your 7mm is a 7x57 or there-abouts. The stock is nothing fancy but is done well enough. Depending upon the condition of the barrel (bore/chamber) and, whether the barrel is factory or after market (and which barrel maker it's from) you might see $600 or so on the upper end or as low as $300.

If you do put it up for sale, put LOTS of pictures of the gun from all sides and angles. Bolt open, close-ups of any markings on the rifle (which may require pulling the scope and rings). Barrel length and any signs of rust or other dents/dings the rifle may have.

One other thing that might help is a target showing what the rifle will do on the range. 3-5 shot group should make someone happy that's looking for a 'new' rifle. Someone wanting it as a donor would like it on the lower end of the price range given.

Good luck with it.
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#6192268 - 02/20/16 04:57 PM Re: Sportized mauser value [Re: snakebyte922]
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That is not a Mauser . It is a 1903 US Springfield .

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#6192357 - 02/20/16 06:21 PM Re: Sportized mauser value [Re: snakebyte922]
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Ding Ding Ding... We have a winner. The mag cutoff was an easy clue.

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#6192399 - 02/20/16 06:57 PM Re: Sportized mauser value [Re: snakebyte922]
MikeTX Offline
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I'm glad you called it a 1903, that action didn't look anything like my Mauser. I was about to do more research.

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#6192425 - 02/20/16 07:13 PM Re: Sportized mauser value [Re: diablodog]
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Originally Posted By: diablodog
That is not a Mauser . It is a 1903 US Springfield .


Yup.

So, exactly what caliber is it?
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#6192443 - 02/20/16 07:27 PM Re: Sportized mauser value [Re: snakebyte922]
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Should be 30-06

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#6192462 - 02/20/16 07:37 PM Re: Sportized mauser value [Re: snakebyte922]
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That's what I was thinking.
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#6192546 - 02/20/16 08:40 PM Re: Sportized mauser value [Re: snakebyte922]
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It would be ultra cool if it turned out to be chambered in .35 Whelen, 7mm-06,or 6mm-06. I think there should be SOMETHING stamped on the barrel indicating the chambering.
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#6192634 - 02/20/16 10:04 PM Re: Sportized mauser value [Re: snakebyte922]
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Definitely a 1903, but it is a Mauser type action. In fact, I remember reading the US got sued by Mauser for patent infringement right before WW1.
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#6192635 - 02/20/16 10:04 PM Re: Sportized mauser value [Re: snakebyte922]
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The trigger shoe is another indication that it may be more than meets the eye. Hopefully a more desirable caliber rebarrel.

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#6192652 - 02/20/16 10:24 PM Re: Sportized mauser value [Re: snakebyte922]
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