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The Serbian M48 was one of the final developments of the Military Mauser.

Serbian M48

Early 1950s Era, Unissued Serbian M48 with Serbian Bayonet in Scabbard.

The M-48 is a Serbian (Yugoslavian) manufactured Kar 98k variant produced after the end of World War 2 on German tooling.

All major parts on this version of the M-48 are milled, though later versions had some stamped parts like the trigger guard and magazine floor plate.  With the teak stock and milled parts, this is one of the most durable battle rifles ever made.

The quality of these rifles is extremely high and within the last five years, unissued versions were available for around $350.

Caliber - 8mm Mauser (7.92x57mm).

Receiver - Milled with Serbian/Yugoslavian markings.

Bolt - Chromed with turned down handle.

Barrel - 23.25”.  Rifle is 43.5” long and weighs 8.6 lbs.

Stocks - Teak wood.  Early style front stock cap.  Interestingly there is no cutout for the turned down bolt handle.

Magazines - 5 rd integral box.

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