Lot 0331: Portuguese Mauser Vergueiro M1904 (Germany)
The Mauser-Vergueiro was a Portuguese bolt action rifle designed by José Alberto Vergueiro in 1904. Vergueiro was an officer in the Portuguese army. He used the Mauser 98, Gewehr 1888 and Mannlicher–Schönauer. The weapons were produced in Germany at Deutsche Waffen- und Munitionsfabriken Aktiengesellschaft.
After the Vergueiro, as the standard weapon of the Portuguese army, was replaced by the Kar98k most are rechambered in 7.92x57mm instead of the original Vergueiro 6.5x58mm.
This Vergueiro M.1904 is, however, in original condition.
Type and Model: Mauser Vergueiro M1904 6.5x58mm
Weapon number: A9217
Year of Manufacturing: 1910-1935
Length: 43.6 Inch (1,110 mm)
Manufacturer: Deutsche Waffen- und Munitionsfabriken Aktiengesellschaft
Weight: 8 lb 9 oz (3.9 kg.)
Barrel: 23.6 in (600 mm); four grooves; right-hand-twist
System of operation: Mauser turn Bolt System
Feed system: 5 round integral box magazine
BAIV Reference: 0133
Location: Nederweert, The Netherlands.
Condition: In good condition with nice patina.
Permits: Will come with EU deactivation certificate.
Between € 750 and € 1000