Excellent Condition - Matching Numbers - Excellent bore - Original Muzzle Protector
The Mauser Model 1908 long rifle became the standard infantry
rifle for the Brazilian Army in 1908.
The maker of any particular rifle can be determined by looking at the address – if Berlin, it is made by DWM. If Oberndorf, it is made by Mauser.
The DWM made rifles are more commonly encountered. The contract ran from 1908 until the outbreak of war in 1914.
The rifles are essentially the same as the German Gew98
with the most obvious exception being the tang style sight employed in
The receiver and bolt were left in the white, as was the bayonet lug. The remainder of the rifle was either chemically blued or heat blued.
The stocks were made of walnut and retain the pre-1905
Gew98 style stock washer as opposed to the bolt takedown disk then in
use on the
The 1908 Brazillian Mauser is, alongside the 1909 Argentine
Mauser, considered to represent the very finest of pre-WW1 German arms
A Really Nice Example of a Model 1908 7mm Mauser