Paul you comments are dead on.
Jon may well be the last of the greatest with respect to German Mauser rifles.
I certainly have enjoyed our weekly conversations and hopefully that will continue well into the future.
He is a treasured asset to all of us in the collecting community here and I owe him a great deal for his contributions to our
book project, our forum and over at Gunboards, and as a personal friend.

Stephan if you are listening, Paul is correct. You have the makings of a superb researcher and student of history so keep it up!