Charles Lipscomb wrote:
they really are nice. even more so after clean up. And the refinish job you had done was great. it really makes me want one again.. A persian has been on the list for decades, since they were 6oo bucks with bayonet and target, unfired. never had the cash, i was buying Ak's and M1's... thanks for the pics. i may never get one, but i can enjoy yours...
any reason you didn't re-blue the bayo lug? Beautiful rifle...looks like something I could do, a unique fixer-upper!
Yep. The original 98/29 Persian Mauser came with a polished bayo lug. Here are a couple of pictures of a Persian Mauser that I recently won at an auction. It is in beautiful original condition, except
someone drilled and tapped it for a scope base. Check out the bayo lug.the