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Today I was given a Mauser Rifle. I do not know anything about
these rifles. I think from what little research I have do so far it is
a k89k It has a CB and 44 on the top of the reciever also on the reciever and the side of the barrel there is an eagle bearing a ringed swastika. This gun has been very badly abused it is covered in rust, I have started to clean it up but havent got very far. Is this gun rare? does it have any value? If you know anything I would really love to find out
 

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Check the code on the receiver ring again one of the codes used by the Germans was ce which would be Sauer & Son, it can sometimes look like a b. The other "c" codes with the letters cb would have had 3 letters so I believe it would be Sauer & Son. The 44 would mean that the rifle was manufactured in 1944.

If you have the means to post pictures it would be very helpful, a few questions would be:

Do the ser #'s on the barrel, receiver, floorplate, etc match ? or are they mis-matched?

How bad is the rust, pitting, etc. condition of stock etc?

If you can post a pic or p.m. me
 

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If it has Nazi markings it is pretty rare and valuable. If its condition is bad enough, it should not be shot, but it would still have a place in a museum.
 

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I wouldn't say that the markings alone would make it rare or valuable, a lot depends on condition and where the rifle came from. There are currently Russian capture 98ks on the market, most have markings in tact from about $260 - $300 +, ce is not an uncommon code but if the rifle is in good condition and non import stamped it can make a difference. Again, if you are able to post pics or answer some of the earlier questions it might make it easier to tell.
 
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