Rare Syrian M48 Contract Mauser
Syrian M48 in 8mm Mauser. This is a Yugoslavian made contract M48 Mauser rifle that was built for the Syrian Government after WWII. Receiver is marked with the Syrian eagle surrounded by Arabic words "The Syrian Police". This example is in very good shape with around 80% factory bluing and a bright bore with incredible rifling. All numbered parts are matching, including the stock. The wood stock shows some signs of use in a dry high temperature environment, but there is no major damage to the stock. At some point, the underside of the handguard has been repaired with brown epoxy. Incorrectly import marked years ago near the muzzle, as a “K98 Yugo M48”. Syrian M48 rifles were never directly imported and are very hard to find in the US. If you ever wanted a rifle that you could almost guarantee was used in combat, here it is. C&R Eligible!