38. Rare Volkssturm VG-1 Bolt Action Rifle by Walther

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serial #313, 8mm Mauser, 23 1/4" barrel with a bright excellent bore and counterbored muzzle. The metal surfaces on this "ac g"-coded example are primarily a dull pewter patina, the barrel showing scattered light oxidation staining and is stepped only at its muzzle. The receiver shows light pitting along its rear left edge with more moderate pitting at its front left, the right side of the receiver showing some rough forging marks still present; the bottom metal a plum brown. The left side of the receiver features model, 45 date, makers code and serial number. It is surmised by author Darren Weaver in his work Desperate Measures the Last-Ditch Weapons of the Nazi Volkssturm, (4000/6000) SOLD FOR $6,325.00

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