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Posted: 5/16/2001 6:07:18 PM EST
My father recently died and left me a sporterized 8mm Mauser, made by Paul Jaeger in the late 50's. Beautiful rifle, with a amazing trigger pull. Anyone know to this guy?? I looked at a .222 on Auction Arms going for $2500.00 and that's begining, not the reserve. This is mint and has never been fired.
Link Posted: 5/17/2001 4:23:49 PM EST
Anyone???
Link Posted: 5/17/2001 4:47:39 PM EST
Anyone? Bueler?? Bueler??? Anyone???? radioman
Link Posted: 5/17/2001 6:40:45 PM EST
I recognize the last name.It might be in Jack O'Conners book ,The Rifle or one ok his others.If you email me Ill take a look in the next few days and get back to you.If this is a 55's/60's costom they are starting to become collectable in a big way.
Link Posted: 5/18/2001 4:31:27 AM EST
Thanks, ARMALITE FAN, I appreciate your help!![beer]
Link Posted: 5/18/2001 4:42:32 AM EST
I have a .22 lr. M16 made by Jaeger in Italy. It's an M16 copy. Way fun for a plinker but it's probably a different Jaeger.
Link Posted: 7/22/2001 3:11:01 PM EST
The Paul Jaeger you're asking about is/was from Pennsylvania. Apparently he was originally from Germany and brought his old-world craft to this country. (Jaeger is "hunter" in German.) This guy built custom guns as well as did custom work. Some of his stuff is "high-dollar !!"
Link Posted: 7/22/2001 3:52:27 PM EST
Link Posted: 7/22/2001 5:05:59 PM EST
Paul Jaeger 211 Leedom St. Jenkintown, Pa Sometime in the mid ‘90s they merged (?) with Dunn’s POBox 449 1 Madison Ave Grand Junction, TN 38039 Tel901-764-6909 Fax901-764-6503 I think this happened after the death of Paul Jaeger. There is no current contact info that I can find on either. Some of the high-end dealers are getting big bucks for nice Paul Jaeger rifles
Link Posted: 7/22/2001 5:52:46 PM EST
Link Posted: 7/22/2001 6:00:06 PM EST
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