Mannlicher Model 88 Commercial Sporter 7.92x57J
Ser No 23085 Barrel 23½”, Stock POL 13 ½”
Another beautiful example of a classic Germanic rifle.
Octagonal to round barrel with upper face machine-finished. Clearly marked KRUPP ESSEN GUSS STAHL. Main body light colour hardened with beautiful, dappled-type machine finish on breech. Bolt handle turned down ovoid butter knife. Twin triggers. Slight ramp and block mounted bead foresight. Fixed and folding rear sights.
Stock of pale walnut with a Prince of Wales grip and very good chequering. A schrabel fore end, brass fittings and a steel butt plate.