Chinese manufactured copy of a late Mauser Banner Bolo, this one with a 4 digit serial number, that is externally matching. As per the Mauser, this copy has a 4″ barrel, a fixed front sight and a slip-in rear sight graduated from 50-1000. Short extractor and two lug firing pin. Chamber with spurious 3-line pseudo-Mauser address. 4 digit serial number on left chamber flat and C/C/U on left side of barrel extension. Full serial number repeated on subframe and frame. Last two digits on the bolt, bolt stop, hammer and trigger. Not disassembled. Walnut grips. No lanyard ring.
Chinese copy of a Mauser Banner Bolo in 7.63mm.
Generously good, not so generously poor, with extensive patchy discolorations and shallow pitting as imaged. Firing pin head is below the rear face of the bolt. Perfect manual function. Dark bore. Sold as a historic artifact. NOT TO BE FIRED! NOT TO BE FIRED! NOT TO BE FIRED!