Engraved and Carved Model 1952 Mannlicher Schoenauer with Scope, c. 1955, serial number 16888, 30-06, ornately carved stock with foliate designs and a bear on the right butt, small bone disc set in the top of the butt, with the initials ERB, engraved triggerguard, floorplate, bolt handle, and receiver marked MADE IN AUSTRIA/Original/Mannlicher/Schoenauer/Mod. 1952/kal. 30-06, barrel engraved at breech with foliate designs and signed KURT JAEGER/MHINZ, engraved scope mount marked PAUL JAEGER-JENKINTOWN, PA., and scope marked B. NICKEL MARBURG/L/VARIABEL-4-10X E/S Nr. 155167/MADE IN GERMANY, barrel lg. 24 3/4, overall lg. 44 in.
Provenance: Built by Kurt Jaeger and brought back from Germany by the consignor after his service in the military during the mid to late 1950s.
Gun is in overall very good condition with no nicks or dings in the stock.
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