LZA 4 Proofed J.P. Sauer "ce/ 41" Code Model 98 Bolt Action Rifle with Bayonet

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LZA 4 Proofed J.P. Sauer  ce/ 41  Code Model 98 Bolt Action Rifle with Bayonet
Produced in Suhl by J.P. Sauer & Sons. Inverted "V" and tangent sights, "eagle/swastika" proof on left side of receiver ring, an "eagle/37"and "eagle/359" proofs on the right side of the ring, script "ce / 41" on top of the ring, and "Mod.98" on the left receiver wall. "Eagle/37" proofs are present. Luftwaffe "LZA 4" proof is present on the barrel. Matching numbers on receiver, bolt assembly, floor plate, stock, buttplate, trigger base, and front barrel band with a mismatched trigger base screw. Laminate stock with Heer proof on the buttstock, cupped buttplate and leather sling. Fitted with a bayonet marked "41 cLc", "eagle/WaA" proofs, mismatched sheath, leather frog.
BBL: 24 inch round
Stock: laminated
Gauge: 8 mm Mauser
Finish: blue
Serial Number: 4016t
Condition: Very good as arsenal refurbished. The rifle retains 75% dull blue finish showing some minor thinning with some scattered minor pitting. The stock is very good with some minor dings, gouges, and scratches, along with a hairline crack near the bolt. Bayonet is very fine with 90% original blue finish remaining with the balance a smooth gray patina with some minor pitting. Sheath retains 40% blue finish with the balance a smooth brown-gray patina. Frog is very good.