SOLD FOR: $1526
Make: Mauser-Werke Oberndorf. West Germany
Model: 99 Standard
Serial Number: 119635
Year of Manufacture: Modern. Imported in 1989
Caliber: .30-06 Springfield
Action Type: Bolt Action, Internal Magazine
Markings: The left side of the receiver is marked “MAUSER WERKE OBERNDORF W-GERMANY” and the right side is marked with the serial number. The underside of the bolt handle is marked with the last 3 digit s of the serial number. The left side of the barrel shank and the receiver next to it are marked with West German proofs. The top of the barrel shank is marked “Original” and with the “MAUSER” banner logo. The left side of the barrel is marked “PRECISION IMPORTS – SAN ANTONIO/TEX MOD.99 CAL. .30-06”.
The scope markings include 2 “eagles”, “SWAROVSKI / OPTIK / HABICHT / 3-9×36 A / NOVA” and “Made in Austria”.
Barrel Length: Approximately 23 3/4 Inches
Sights / Optics: The top of the receiver has 2 scope bases attached to it by screws. Two scope rings hold the variable power scope to the bases. The scope uses a duplex reticle. The glass appears clear and the power ring functions. The front edge and top of the scope tube show some small scrapes. Overall the scope assembly rates in about Fine condition.
Stock Configuration & Condition: The hardwood stock has a pistol grip with wooden grip base, raised cheek piece, fluted comb, schnabel tip forend, 2 sling studs, through bolt, checkering on the grip & forearm, and a rubber Old English recoil pad. The wood shows scattered scrapes, scuffs and handling marks. The LOP measures 13 3/4 inches from the front of the trigger to the back of the buttplate. The stock rates in about Fine overall condition.
Type of Finish: Blue
Finish Originality: Original
Bore Condition: The lands are bright. The muzzle and grooves are semi bright. The rifling is sharp. There is light fouling in the groves which should clean up some. There is no erosion. The bore shows an M.E. of 0.0.
Overall Condition: This rifle retains about 98% of its metal finish. The metal shows only light handling marks. Most of the markings are deep. Overall, this rifle rates in about Fine Plus condition.
Mechanics: The action functions correctly. We did not fire this rifle. As with all used firearms, a thorough cleaning may be necessary to meet your maintenance requirements.
Box, Paperwork & Accessories: The rifle comes with a scope assembly; see above.
Our Assessment: This Mauser Model 99 Standard is in Great shape. The deep blue metal looks gorgeous set in the light colored hardwood and the bore is strong & bright. The rifle is chambered in .30-06 and topped with a nice 3-9 power Swarovski scope. This is a tough Mauser that looks great. It should make its new owner proud out at the range. Good luck.