Persian 98/29


The Persian 98/29, produced with no expense spared is, perhaps, the highest quality military rifle ever produced.

Persian 98/29 Rife from the 1930s.

The Persian Mauser was perhaps the finest made military issue bolt action rifle.  The were made by CZ (Ceska Zbrojovka) in Brno Czechoslovakia for the Shah of Iran.  

All major parts were milled and finished to a very high standard.  The barrel is particularly interesting as the front sight base and protective ears where milled integrally with the barrel.  The receiver, bolt and all other metal parts were also of extremely high quality, as was the wood.  

Several hundred thousand of these rifles were manufactured in the 1920s and 30s and widely available on the collector market.

Caliber - 8mm Mauser (7.92x57mm).

Receiver - Milled with the Persian coat of arms on the top of the receiver ring.  All markings are in Farsi script.

Bolt - Chromed with a straight handle.

Barrel - 25.67” with front sight ears milled as part of the barrel.  Their was no upper front hand guard over the rifle which is a distinguishing feature.  

Overall Length - 49.2”.

Weight - 9.0 lbs.

Stocks - Wood with bolt disassembly escutcheon on the butt.

Magazines - 5 rd integral box.

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