Deactivated WW2 German Kar 98 Sniper Rifle, 1944 dated, BYF Mauser manufacture, with a rare, genuine ZFK 43 scope ( good optics) and short rail slant Mounts, in very good deactivated condition, with correct, original sling. German army snipers received Kar 98 rifles, which were specially selected for being exceptionally accurate during factory tests. These were fitted with telescopic sights and issued as sniper rifles. These sniper rifles had an effective range up to 1000 meters when used by a skilled sniper. Of all the wartime issue sniper rifles the Mausers were considered to be the most accurate. All deactivated weapons sold by D and B Militaria are deactivated in the United Kingdom and hold London or Birmingham proof marks and a certificate stating that the weapon has been deactivated correctly and is legal within the U.K.