Boer Mauser 7mm Ludwig Loewe Model 1896. A serial number from Boer Republic order. Matching numbered bolt. This Boer Mauser is rare in that it was never captured by the British Army and therefore retains the original bolt. All captured rifles had their bolts removed so have non original bolts.
Carved with owners initials and a picture of a girl in a blouse and bonnet. As featured in Dave George's “Carvings from the Veldt – Part Two” page 282 Fig U40.
Good bore. Marked BMP. £750
FAC or RFD.