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VARIOUS MILITARY RIFLES
all items are import-marked unless specifically stated otherwise

ARGENTINE Model 1891 Mauser bolt-action rifle # W4315 (7.65x54) mfg. by DWM in 1901. Very Good condition, with 80% or better bluing, crest has been ground off top of receiver (as usual).  All metal parts numbered to receiver (except bolt and cleaning-rod). Bore is decent and mostly bright with very strong rifling. Stock has original finish with some dings and handling marks from actual public use. Not import-marked. PHOTOS . . . $250.     C&R

BRAZILIAN Model vz24 Mauser bolt-action short-rifle # 2975 (7x57) mfg. by CZ in 1932 for the SAO PAULO CONSTITUTIONALIST REVOLT.  Very Good condition, most remaining bluing browned from oxidation but intact. Bolt-handle is turned down with bottom of knob flattened and checkered, mating recess in stock for it. No matching numbers (as usual), bore is strong and somewhat bright. Typical Czech 3-line legend atop receiver, only other markings are on the right side of the stock as illustrated in the photo. Missing cleaning rod, a quite scarce and unusual item.  PHOTOS . . . $475.   C&R     SOLD       To learn more about this conflict, click HERE (notice the rifles used)

BRITISH Mark V Enfield bolt-action trials rifle # 3851 (.303 British) mfg. by Enfield in 1922.   Very Good condition, with over 70% military finish, matching bolt, with a mostly bright and strong 4-groove bore.  Includes large square receiver aperture sight and magazine-cutoff.  Like most of these we have encountered, this rifle was once sporterized by cutting away the stock forend and losing the handguard.  Since no original Mark V stock sets exist, this rifle has been PARTIALLY RESTORED with a Mk.III forend and only needs a fabricated handguard to be complete.  Not import-marked, scarce transitional model between the No.1 SMLE and the No.4 Enfield series of rifles.  PHOTOS . . . $475.   C&R     SOLD

CHILEAN Model 1895 Mauser bolt-action rifle # K7509 (7x57) mfg. by DWM in 1898. Excellent-PLUS condition, with 99% or better original deep bluing on all metal parts. Chilean crest above chamber is quite clear. All-matching serial numbers. Bore is exceptional and mirror-bright. Gorgeous tiger-striped fiddleback walnut stock having 1895-dated Chilean cartouche has a few minor handling-marks from contact with adjacent rifles. Includes matching-numbered cleaning rod, not import marked, a simply gorgeous example.  PHOTOS . . . $895.   Antique, no FFL required    SOLD

CZECH Model vz24 Mauser bolt-action short rifle # 7048O1 (8x57mm) mfg. by CZ in 1927.  Near Excellent condition with 85% bluing (some carry wear on magazine floorplate and triggerguard) and a very sharp and bright bore. Three-line legend above chamber, Buttstock and bolt handle serial numbered to receiver. Walnut stock has a few handling-marks and one gouge on left side, unit-disk on right stamped 21P 9910. Includes cleaning rod and front sight protector, not import-marked. PHOTOS . . . $525.    C&R   

FINN Model 91 Mosin-Nagant bolt-action rifle # 05816 (7.62x54R) barrel mfg. in 1940 by VKT on a hex receiver. Excellent condition with 90% or better bluing. Bolt body numbered 05816 (matching), bore is very bright and strong, includes cleaning-rod. Three-piece Finn stock has a few dings and handling marks buttstock has very attractive "flame" figure in grain, AV3 29262 in rectangle stamped on right side. PHOTOS . . . $425.   C&R  

FINN Model 91 Mosin-Nagant bolt-action rifle # 41441 (7.62x54R) barrel mfg. in 1942 by Tikka on a hex receiver. Excellent condition with 95% or better bluing. Bolt body numbered 41441 (matching), bore is very bright and strong, includes cleaning-rod. Two-piece Finn stock has a few dings and handling marks. Includes spliced brown-leather Finn military sling. PHOTOS . . . $375.   C&R      SOLD

FINN Model 39 Mosin-Nagant bolt-action rifle # 42585 (7.62x54R) barrel mfg. in 1941 by VKT on a hex receiver. Very Good condition with 70% or so fading bluing. Bolt knob numbered 2585 (matching), bore is somewhat dull but strong, includes cleaning-rod. Two-piece Finn stock has been BROKEN IN HALF at the wrist (really too bad, as it was a pretty stock). A decent platform for a repair or restoration using a replacement stock, both pieces included, handguard intact. PHOTOS . . . $150.   C&R     SOLD

POLISH Model wz48 Mosin-Nagant single-shot bolt-action training rifle # B2304 (.22 LR) mfg. by Radom in 1950. Excellent condition with 95% bluing on all metal parts and an excellent mirror-bright and strong bore. All-matching numbers, wood has some minor handling-marks and scuffs. PHOTOS . . . $375.    C&R   

RUSSIAN Model 91/30 Mosin-Nagant bolt-action rifle # 5385 (7.62x54R) mfg. in 1924 as a Dragoon by Tula with star above a six-line legend, but now has a 91/30 tangent rear sight, Very Good or better condition with 80% or better fading bluing. An early Century import, not a recent "refurb" with a tiny import stamp on the side of the barrel. Only magazine-floorplate matches barrel, bolt looks to be from a Polish M44, bore is a bit dark but rifling is strong. Includes cleaning-rod and 1953-dated web sling. Stock has some of the expected handling marks. PHOTOS . . . $160.   C&R     SOLD

SERBIAN Model 1899Č Mauser bolt-action short-rifle # 7862 (8x57) mfg. by DWM in 1899.  Very Good condition, most remaining bluing browned from oxidation but intact. Only bolt-handle matching receiver. Bore is strong and somewhat bright, Serbian coat of arms above chamber somewhat weak but clear. Stock and handguard quite scuffed up with unusual deep gouge on bottom of forend, no cleaning rod. Not import-marked. PHOTOS . . . $475.   C&R     SOLD

SPANISH Model 1943 Mauser bolt-action short rifle # A9751 (8x57) mfg. by La Corua in 1944. Excellent-PLUS condition with nearly 100% original bluing, very bold  crest atop chamber. All-matching numbers, bore is very bright and strong. Walnut stock and handguard has smooth finish with one diagonal gash on the right side. Not import-marked. PHOTOS . . . $375.    C&R    SOLD

TURKISH Model 1893 Mauser bolt-action infantry rifle # 6711 (8x57), mfg. by Mauser Oberndorf in 1894/5 (dated A.H. 1312). Very Good condition, with 80% fading bluing on metal parts. Ottoman markings atop receiver removed when rechambered to 8mm by Ankara arsenal in 1933. Has strong Arabic markings, no matching numbers (as usual) and a strong mostly bright bore. Walnut stock & handguard has some of the expected handling marks but is sound without cracks. Includes cleaning rod.. PHOTOS . . . $325.    Antique, no FFL required 

U.S.A. Model 1903 Springfield bolt-action rifle # 1382703 (.30-06) mfg. by Springfield Armory in 1932 (high-number) with RIA 3-09 barrel.  An interesting rebuilt rifle with a receiver (not listed on SRS) that was used to replace a scrapped or unrepairable low-number (1909) receiver. The bolt itself is double heat-treated and the remainder of bolt parts and stock are Remington-made during WWII. The bore is bright and strong (MW = 2.5, TE = 5.0). No stamped parts, walnut stock has no cartouches visible and some of the expected scratches and "rack-rash" marks. Not import-marked, very unusual and rarely offered. PHOTOS . . . $750.    C&R     SOLD

U.S.A. Model 03-A3 Springfield bolt-action rifle # 4110936 (.30-06) mfg. by Remington in October 1943. Excellent-PLUS condition with 100% gray Parkerizing on all metal. A gorgeous example with perfect 10-43 dated RA 2-groove bore (TE=1.0, MW = less than 0). Stock has clear original ordinance and RA + FJA cartouches, but must have been through Rock Island Arsenal at one time as it also has RIA / EB cartouche on left side and last four numerals of serial number (0936) deeply stamped on right side. One ding on left side, else as nice as I have encountered. Not import-marked. PHOTOS . . . $975.    C&R    SOLD

U.S.A. Model M1 Garand semiautomatic rifle # 1461343 (.30-06) mfg. by Springfield Armory in March, 1943 with SA 9-43 (likely original) barrel. Excellent condition with most Parkerized finish remaining on all metal, bore is decent (TE = 2.25, MW = 1.0) and very bright. Features all WWII-era SA marked parts.. Sound walnut stock with RA cartouche (Raritan Arsenal, a rebuild facility) visible. Some dings and scratches in the wood. Not import-marked, with full data-sheet.  PHOTOS . . . $850.    C&R     SOLD

U.S.A. Model M1 Garand semiautomatic rifle # 2066522 (.30-06) mfg. by Springfield Armory in October, 1943 with SA 2-55 replacement barrel. Excellent-PLUS condition (a CMP service grade "Special") with full Parkerized finish on all metal. Bore is as good as it gets (TE = 1.0, MW = 0.0) and mirror-bright with a bright chamber. Has flawless new stock with gorgeous deep tiger-striped figure. Not import marked, data-sheet and CMP certificate of authenticity PHOTOS . . . $1075.     C&R     SOLD

U.S.A. Model M1 Garand semiautomatic rifle # 2527625 (.30-06) mfg. by Springfield Armory in January, 1944, an ALL ORIGINAL Garand with SA 1-44 barrel and all-correct parts as issued (including uncut 9-SA operating rod, pad not chromed) and retains its lock-bar rear sight. Excellent condition with 90% Parkerized finish remaining on all metal, bore is extremely bright (TE = 3.5, MW = 1.75). Original walnut stock has faint SA / GAW cartouche on left side and only a few contact-marks. Includes sling, tools and oiler / thong in butt-trap, not import-marked with full data-sheet.  PHOTOS . . . $1950.     C&R    SOLD

U.S.A. Model M1 Garand semiautomatic rifle # 3100282 (.30-06) mfg. by Springfield Armory in July, 1944 with SA 10-50 replacement barrel. Excellent condition with most Parkerized finish remaining on all metal, bore is fantastic (TE = less than 2.0, MW = 0.75) and mirror bright. An early Rock Island Armory post-WWII rebuild featuring all WWII-era SA marked parts except for barrel. Sound walnut stock with boxed RIA EB cartouche. Some dings and scratches in the wood. Not import-marked, with full data-sheet and with CMP certificate of authenticityPHOTOS . . . $950.    C&R     SOLD

U.S.A. Model M1 Garand semiautomatic rifle # 5466626 (.30-06) mfg. by Springfield Armory in December 1954 with SA 12-54 barrel.  Excellent-PLUS condition and all-correct as it left the factory with full Parkerized finish remaining on all metal and having an exceptional bore (TE = 2.0, MW = 1.5) and a bright chamber. A correct-grade CMP Garand with all original SA parts correct as it left the factory. Has walnut buttstock with clear DOD cartouche (stars over eagle) on left side and only a few scratches and handling marks, 1335 stamped on right side. Not import-marked, with full data-sheet and  CMP certificate of authenticity. PHOTOS . . . $1250.    C&R  

U.S.A. Model M1 Carbine semiautomatic rifle # 801792 (.30 Carbine) mfg. by Inland in Fall 1943 with 8-43 Inland (General Motors) marked barrel. Excellent condition with full Parkerized finish remaining on all metal and having an excellent bore (MW = 1.0).  Substantially correct as-made carbine with all early features (flip rear sight, push-button safety, no provision for bayonet). Bore is very strong and mirror-bright, walnut buttstock has nearly zero handling marks, with IO and ordnance-bomb in sling well. Includes 15-round magazine (only where legal) and correct sling and oiler. Not import-marked, a gorgeous example of an early carbine with full data-sheet. PHOTOS . . . $1250.    C&R     SOLD

U.S.A. Model M1 Carbine # 2957322 (.30 Carbine) mfg. by Inland in Late 1943 with  10-43 Inland (General Motors) marked barrel. Near Excellent condition with 90% phosphate finish, with a strong, bright bore (MW = 2.0).  All late parts (sliding rear sight, lever safety, bayonet lug) with Winchester hammer. Walnut buttstock has some dings and scratches. Includes 15-round magazine ( only where legal) and correct sling and oiler. Not import-marked, with full data-sheet. PHOTOS . . . $825.   C&R     SOLD

U.S.A. Model M1 Carbine semiautomatic rifle # 4755923 (.30 Carbine) mfg. by Quality Hardware Metals Corporation in Early 1944 with 2-44 Inland {General Motors) marked barrel. Excellent condition with full Parkerized finish remaining on all metal and having an excellent bore (MW = 0.75).  All parts marked Q, sliding rear sight, and front band with bayonet lug are post-WWII upgrades. Walnut stock has a few heavy dings on left side by grip and a few minor handling marks at bottom. Includes 15-round magazine (only where legal) and correct sling and oiler. Not import-marked, with full data-sheet. PHOTOS . . . $950.    C&R     SOLD

VENEZUELAN Model 24/30 Mauser bolt-action carbine # 3287 (7x57) mfg. by Fabrique National in the mid-1930's. Good condition, with 30-40% or so bluing remaining, receiver is blued (as is proper for carbines) with bold crest above chamber. Bore is mostly bright and shiny, no matching numbers (but it is a proper 24/30 carbine bent-bolt) missing cleaning-rod. Has milled magazine-follower and flat milled buttplate. Wood is walnut with many handling-marks from contact with adjacent rifles.  A very attractive and handy 7mm carbine, quite a bit rarer than the short rifle, not import-marked.  PHOTO . . . $425.    C&R  

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