Mannlicher Model 88 Commercial Sporter 7.92x57J
Ser No 8896 Barrel 28”, Stock POL 13 ½”
Another beautiful example of a classic Germanic rifle.
Octagonal to round barrel with flat upper and machine finished. Clearly marked BÖHLER STAHL (steel manuf). Main body with beautiful, dappled-type machine finish. Bolt handle turned down ovoid butter knife. Twin triggers. No blueing. Slight ramp and block mounted blade foresight of ivory. Rear ladder sight from 5 – 12. Rear peep sight adds to this rifle’s appeal.
Stock of pale walnut with a Prince of Wales grip and perfect chequering. A schrabel fore end, brass fittings and an ebony butt plate with a small split.