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New stuff for Wednesday, February 5th, 2014

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SWEDISH MILITARY RIFLES

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SWEDISH Model 94/14 Mauser bolt-action carbine # 79031 (6.5x55), mfg. by Carl Gustaf in 1916. Excellent condition, with 95% bluing on all parts. Has very strong markings and a very bright and strong bore (unit-disk marked \ A4 \ 1747). Bolt (and all bolt parts) stamped 102, remaining parts stamped 031 matching receiver. Stock is plain walnut with original finish having some dings and small gouges from actual use, range-chart pasted on right side by unit-disc. Not import-marked. PHOTOS . . . $675.    C&R     SOLD

SWEDISH Model 96B Mauser bolt-action rifle # 9390 (6.5x55), mfg. by Carl Gustaf  in 1899 with straight-bolt and threaded muzzle with plastic thread-protector.  Near Excellent condition, with mostly full bluing on all parts. Has very strong markings and a very bright and strong bore (bore-disk has been removed).  All matching serial numbers (except cleaning rod). Nicely figured French walnut stock & handguard with some of the expected handling-marks and compressions. PHOTOS . . . $425.   C&R 

SWEDISH Model 96B Mauser bolt-action rifle # 95210 (6.5x55), mfg. by Carl Gustaf in 1901 with straight-bolt and threaded muzzle (metal crew-on cap protecting threads). Excellent condition, with 95% bluing on all parts. Has very strong markings and a very bright and strong bore (disk marked 6.49/1). All-matching serial numbers (cleaning rod not numbered). Stock is Beech with large three-crown FSR logo branded into the left side (see Crown Jewels, page 134), insignificant small (3/4" long) hairline crack at tang. Includes correct leather sling. PHOTOS . . . $495.    C&R   SOLD

SWEDISH Model 96 Mauser bolt-action rifle # 196797 (6.5x55), mfg. by Carl Gustaf in 1906 with straight-bolt and unthreaded muzzle. Excellent-PLUS condition, with 98% bluing on all parts. Has very strong markings and a very bright and strong bore, two-screw unit disk stamped  L / I.28 / 65a / 1097 on right side. All matching serial numbers (cleaning rod not numbered). Stock is plain walnut with original finish having some scrapes and dings from actual use. PHOTOS . . . $425.    C&R   SOLD

SWEDISH Model 96 Mauser bolt-action rifle # 487470 (6.5x55), mfg. by Carl Gustaf in 1919 with straight-bolt and non-threaded muzzle. Excellent condition, with 90% or better bluing on all metal parts (minor carry-wear on triggerguard and magazine-floorplate) but has had little apparent use. Has very strong markings and a very bright and strong bore (disk marked 6.51/2). All matching numbers except magazine-floorplate (cleaning-rod not numbered). Beech stock & handguard has some dings and handling marks from actual use. PHOTOS . . . $425.    C&R

SWEDISH Model 38B Mauser bolt-action short rifle # 629731 (6.5x55), mfg. by Husqvarna in 1942 with bent bolt and threaded muzzle (with metal muzzle protector). Excellent-PLUS condition, with 98% or better bluing on all metal parts. Has very strong markings and a very bright and strong bore (disk marked 6.52/3). All matching numbers (safety has electro-penciled numbers), barrel bands and magazine floorplate stamped with crooked crowns. Beech stock & handguard has a few scratches and dings, quite nice for these. Has T-marked rear sight and original leather sling. PHOTOS . . . $500.    C&R   SOLD

SWEDISH Model 38 Mauser bolt-action short rifle # 675429 (6.5x55), mfg. by Husqvarna in 1943 with bent bolt and unthreaded muzzle. Excellent condition, with 90% or better bluing on all metal parts. Has very strong markings and a very bright and strong bore (disk marked 6.51/1). All matching numbers (except striker is numbered 677), barrel bands and magazine floorplate stamped with crooked crowns. Beech stock & handguard has very few scratches and handling marks. Has T-marked rear sight, buttplate unit-marked IK № 975 (see Crown Jewels, page 164, figure 337, this very rifle pictured).     PHOTOS . . . $575.    C&R    SOLD

The "CROWN JEWEL"

SWEDISH Model CG80 Mauser bolt-action TARGET rifle # 191090 (6.5x55), mfg. by Carl Gustaf in 1911. Excellent condition, with 95% bluing on all parts. Has very strong markings and a very bright and strong bore. Stock is heavy walnut with bold FSR cartouches, and has an adjustable cheek-piece and rubber buttplate with crowned-C logo for Carl Gustaf. Bolt is curved upwards for optimal left-handed operation (less than a hundred were made like this). Wood has original finish having some dings small gouges from actual use. Includes tunnel front sight and completely adjustable Elite rear sight with cover. PHOTOS . . . $1350.    C&R   SOLD

SWISS MILITARY RIFLES

SWISS Model 1871 Vetterli bolt-action infantry rifle # 106581 (10.4mm Swiss rimfire) mfg. by Rychner & Keller, Aarau in c.1874. Excellent condition, all-matching numbers. All original case-hardened finish. Bore is extremely bright with very strong rifling. Wood is walnut with its original finish (cartouches clear) having a few of the expected handling-marks and dings. Includes cleaning-rod. Not import-marked, one of only 9,700 produced by this subcontractor. PHOTOS . . . $575.     Antique, no FFL required   SOLD

SWISS Model 1878 Vetterli bolt-action infantry rifle # 177571 (10.4mm Swiss rimfire) mfg. by Waffenfabrik Bern in 1883. Excellent condition, all-matching numbers. All original bluing intact (turning brown on triggerguard only) and essentially as nice as these ever get. Bore is mirror-bright with very strong rifling. Wood is walnut with its original finish (cartouches clear) having only a very few light handling-marks and dings. Includes cleaning-rod. Not import-marked. PHOTOS . . . $525.    Antique, no FFL required    SOLD

SWISS Model 1878 Vetterli bolt-action infantry rifle # 187732 (10.4mm Swiss rimfire) mfg. by Waffenfabrik Bern in c.1884. Excellent condition, all-matching numbers. All original bluing intact (turning brown on triggerguard only) and essentially as nice as these ever get. Bore is mirror-bright with very strong rifling. Wood is walnut with its original finish (cartouches clear) having only a very few light handling-marks and dings. Includes cleaning-rod and leather sling. Not import-marked. PHOTOS . . . $475.    Antique, no FFL required 

SWISS Model 1889 Schmidt-Rubin infantry rifle # 124506 (7.5x53.5mm, chambered for the GP90 round) mfg. by Waffenfabrik Bern in 1893. All-matching numbers including magazine. Very Good condition, with most bluing fading to brown. Bore is very strong and mirror-bright, walnut stock and handguard has original finish and has only a couple scrapes and handling marks, bottom 1/8th of Bakelite bolt-knob missing. Not import-marked, includes brass and steel muzzle-cap. PHOTO . . . $325.     Antique, no FFL required 

SWISS Model 1911 Schmidt-Rubin infantry rifle # 375161 (7.5x55mm) mfg. by Waffenfabrik Bern in 1915. All-matching numbers including magazine. Very Good condition, with 60% bluing intact on all metal parts, P L 26 under serial number indicates it was passed to private hands in 1926. Bore is mirror-bright and extremely strong. Straight-grained walnut stock and handguard has original finish with quite a few handling marks.  Not import-marked, includes brass and steel muzzle-cap. PHOTO . . . $375.      C&R 

SWISS Model 1911 Schmidt-Rubin infantry rifle # 428216 (7.5x55mm) mfg. by Waffenfabrik Bern in 1917. All-matching numbers including magazine. Near Excellent condition, with most bluing intact on all metal parts (wear only on sharp edges), P N 25 under serial number indicates it was passed to private hands in 1925. Bore is mirror-bright and extremely strong. Bold tiger-striped walnut stock and handguard has original finish with quite a few handling marks.  Not import-marked, includes brass and steel muzzle-cap, extremely attractive. PHOTO . . . $450.      C&R    SOLD

SWISS Model K-11 Schmidt-Rubin cavalry carbine # 192232 (7.5x55mm) mfg. by Waffenfabrik Bern in 1930. All-matching numbers including magazine. Very Good condition with 70% bluing remaining (less on trigger-guard and magazine) and a near-perfect mirror-bore. Reasr sight has been replaced with "ghost ring" type of peep-sight. Walnut stock and handguard has original finish some scuffs and handling marks from actual use but is very beautifully figured, handguard has Dutch-type arsenal repair at rear. Not import-marked. PHOTO . . . $375.    C&R

SWISS Model K-31 Schmidt-Rubin cavalry carbine # 699706 (7.5x55mm) mfg. by Waffenfabrik Bern in 1942. All-matching numbers except magazine (numbered 220685). Very Good condition with 80% fading bluing remaining and a near-perfect mirror-bore. Lovely walnut stock and handguard has original finish the usual scuffs and handling marks, soldier's tag beneath buttplate. Includes brass muzzle-cap. PHOTO . . . $300.    C&R   SOLD

SWISS Model K-31 Schmidt-Rubin cavalry carbine # 860837 (7.5x55mm) mfg. by Waffenfabrik Bern in 1945. All-matching numbers including magazine. Excellent condition with 95% bluing remaining and a near-perfect mirror-bore. Lovely tigerstripe-grained VIII 40 dated walnut stock and handguard has original finish the usual scuffs and handling marks, soldier's tag beneath buttplate. Includes proper leather sling and brass muzzle-cap. Extremely attractive.  PHOTO . . . $475.    C&R    SOLD

SWISS Model K-31 Schmidt-Rubin short rifle # 874380 (7.5x55mm) mfg. by Waffenfabrik Bern in 1952. Very Good or better condition, with nearly full external bluing, some wear on barrel bands and magazine floorplate from carry. All-matching numbers including magazine. Bore is bright and strong, stock is beech with the usual handling-marks, end of stock stamped III 45 beneath buttplate.  PHOTO . . . $325.    C&R  

SWISS Model K-31 Schmidt-Rubin cavalry carbine # 221628 (7.5x55mm) mfg. by Waffenfabrik Bern in 1953. All-matching numbers including magazine. Excellent condition with 95% bluing remaining and a near-perfect mirror-bore. Lovely tigerstripe-grained VIII 44 dated walnut stock and handguard has original finish the usual scuffs and handling marks, soldier's tag beneath buttplate. Includes proper leather sling and brass muzzle-cap. Extremely attractive.  PHOTO . . . $475.    C&R    SOLD

SWISS Model K-31 "Jubilee" Schmidt-Rubin short rifle # P912389 (.22 Long Rifle) mfg. by Waffenfabrik Bern in 1991 (number 227 of only 500 produced). A single-shot .22 caliber K31 in near-perfect condition (likely unfired since issue), metal is 100% (with factory gold-filled engraving). Stock has a few minor dings, but is absolutely gorgeous with golden medallion commemorating 700 years of the Swiss Confederation inset into right side. Bolt is matching, magazine is numbered 215189 (it is a new-condition standard K31 magazine as-issued with this rifle and is non-functional in a single shot rifle). Includes new-condition braided leather sling and brass muzzle-cap, medallion containing test-target of 10 rounds at 50 meters, all impacting within a half-inch, tied onto trigger-guard. Not import-marked, an absolutely stunning example of a rare Swiss carbine, offered at less than HALF the price of others we have seen for sale and for less than it cost when new.  PHOTO . . . $2450.    C&R    SOLD

The unsold items from this page will be added to our "public" web-pages early on
Thursday, February 6th, and at that time we will discontinue updating this page.


P.O. Box 2068   Ormond Beach, FL 32175-2068   (386) 677-7314
click HERE to email us: kroh@empirearms.com