2/27/20 - This is an exquisite G43 sniper rifle, marked ‘duv 44’ on the receiver, denoting it was made at the Berlin-Lubecker factory in 1944. All numbered parts are matching, including the stock. Terrific finish on metal parts with only minor finish loss and oxidation on the trigger guard. Receiver, bolt cover, barrel and barrel band all have excellent original finish. The rifle is all original and correct, with multiple proper waffen proofs on the stock, receiver and scope mount. Rifle has proper cleaning rod and site hood present. Original magazine is K43 marked with rare maker ‘acw’ on left side. The mount has E/359 proof. Scope is WW2 original, with very clear optics. Eastern front yellow snow lens is in place but can easily be removed. Marked Gw ZF4, then dow. The stock is in terrific condition and has no major cracks or chips. It is clearly serialized to the gun and has several crisp waffenamts. The bore is terrific, hardly looks used. Later production style handguard, which is made of a dark red/brown phenolic resin that is like a plastic. The butt stock has a spare firing pin inside. Original sling. No import marks.