Mauser Model 98 — 22 LR with target sights
MAUSER WERKE A.G. OBERNDORF
MODEL: ES350 "Patrone"
ACTION TYPE: Bolt Action Rifle
CALIBER/GA: .22 LR
Serial #: 168xxx (numbers match on barrel and frame)
BBL/OAL: 27" BBL 44" OAL
DESCRIPTION: This was a premier Mauser small bore target rifle, used by top German military and civilian shooters. The receiver top is marked with a small "Mauser Banner" logo, with "MAUSER-WERKE A.G.-OBERNDORF A.N." on the receiver and "PATRONE 22 LONG RIFLE" stamped on the left side of the barrel.
The barrel has the (pre-1935) B, U and G crest factory proofs. Considered a championship rifle with micrometer rear sight, ramp front sight (without hood), full checkered target stock and swivels. Trigger guard with cross-hatching on the bow and large circular Mauser emblem on the original factory stock with original buttplate and grip cap. Rear aperture sight receiver installed behind action — factory original option, no aperature sight.