The legendary MAUSER 98 bolt-action rifle is being revived to coincide with MAUSER’s celebration of 125 years of success in the firearms industry. These extremely limited-edition rifles will feature the same beautiful design as the originals but will be made with modern manufacturing and finishing techniques to showcase the design of the original MAUSER 98 rifle. Only 25 of these rifles will be made so if you’re a die-hard firearms collector and are looking to add some more bragging rights to your collection, this might be right up your alley.
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New MAUSER 98 Limited-Edition Rifles – Celebrate 125 years of MAUSER
San Antonio, Texas (February 7, 2023) – In celebration of its 125th anniversary, MAUSER is pleased to introduce a limited-edition series of the original MAUSER 98 bolt-action rifle.
Built by MAUSER’s master gunsmiths in the style of classic safari rifles from times past, the MAUSER 98 125th Anniversary Rifles are a milestone of modern firearms technology. Only 25 of these masterpieces are available worldwide and each in the series is numbered.
“The MAUSER 98 action is regarded as the forefather of all modern bolt-action rifles. Built in the millions, copied by the thousands, but never matched,” said Jason Evans, CEO, Blaser Group. “We will have the first 125th anniversary rifle, marked #1 in the series, for sale at the upcoming SCI Convention in Nashville, and it is truly a work of art.”
The action, bolt handle ball, trigger guard, pistol grip cap and magazine base of these limited-edition rifles are color case hardened and, together with gold damascening, English ornaments and an exquisite wood grade 8 stock with a red recoil pad, give these masterpieces a unique and elegant look.
- Bolt handle ball with color case hardening, fish scale checkering and gold inlay
- Color case hardening with English scroll
- Engraved Original Mauser logo, inlaid in gold
- Color case hardened trigger guard with serial number of the anniversary model
- Wood grade 8 (walnut)
- Red recoil pad
- Versions and caliber options:
MAUSER 98 Magnum – .375 H&H / .416 Rigby
MAUSER 98 Standard – .30-06 Springfield / 8×57 IS
Each of the 25 limited edition MAUSER 98 rifles will be sold for a price of $35,000 – no doubt a rifle priced for the high-end collector scene. For more information on these new Limited-Edition 125th Anniversary MAUSER 98 rifles, you can visit https://www.mauser.com/us.