Ipswich Museum Conservation Record
Simple Name: Rifle Classified Name:
Brief description: Mauser Gewer 98 Rifle Stamped 1917
Materials: Wood and metal.
Condition: Dirty and wood dry, corroded
Dimensions: L 125cms x H 14 x W 9.5cms
Conservation Number: 4289
Identity Number: 1948.214.108
Action Requested: Clean
Reason for Work: Display
Previous Treatment Unknown
Cleaned with white spirit. Mechanism freed. Wood treated with linseed oil. Mechanism and barrel cleaned with “3 In 1 Oil” on 0000 wire wool, and polished with renaissance wax. Wiped clean with a lint free cloth.
Date Received: 15/4/14
Conservator: Intern and Robert Entwistle ACR