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JAPANESE Type 99 Arisaka bolt-action rifle Series 40 # 72601 (7.7x58) mfg. at Jinsen Arsenal  (Inchon, Korea) in 1945. Very Good or better condition with full original bluing (fading to brown). No matching serial numbers, mum heavily ground. This type has fixed peep rear sight, cylindrical bolt handle with welded safety knob, wooden buttplate and no grooves on receiver for action cover and no provision for cleaning rod. Stock and short handguard has original finish and has never been sanded. Bore is somewhat bright and strong. Not import-marked, functional.  PHOTO . . . $300.  REDUCED! $275.   C&R  

JAPANESE Type 99 Arisaka bolt-action rifle Series 40 # 66840 (7.7x58) with BAYONET, both made at Jinsen Arsenal  (Inchon, Korea) in 1945. Very Good or better condition with original bluing fading to brown. No matching serial numbers, mum heavily ground. This type has fixed peep rear sight, cylindrical bolt handle with welded safety knob, wooden buttplate and no grooves on receiver for action cover and no provision for cleaning rod. Stock and short handguard has original finish and has never been sanded. Bore is somewhat bright and strong. Not import-marked, totally functional. Bayonet is the very scarce late-war type (also made at Jinsen) featuring unfullered blade with evident grind marks and straight handles (Babar variety R) and intact square-tipped wooden scabbard, both in Excellent condition.  PHOTO . . . $475.  REDUCED! $435.   C&R  

CHINESE Model 30 Mauser bolt-action rifle # 4537 (8x57) mfg. by Fabrique Nationale in 1938.  Very Good condition, bold FN inside oval logo above chamber. No matching numbered parts, bore is dark and rough.  Stock is walnut with considerable handling marks, missing cleaning rod and handguard totally missing. Scarce. PHOTO . . . $300.   REDUCED! $250.   C&R  SOLD

PERSIAN Model 49 Mauser bolt-action carbine # 28268 (8x57) mfg. by Mosalsalsasi in 1950 with 18" barrel. Very Good condition with 75% bluing, mismatched (but correct) bolt, national crest a bit weak. Rear sight has Farsi numerals, includes cleaning-rod. Near perfect mirror-bore, nice beech stock with bold cartouches and a couple dings from storage. Not import-marked. PHOTOS . . . $595.  REDUCED! $525.   C&R 

U.S.A. Model M1 National Match Garand semiautomatic rifle # 1754767 (7.62 NATO) mfg. by Springfield Armory in August, 1943, a U.S. Navy Mark 2, Mod. 0 conversion with unmarked  barrel. Excellent condition with most Parkerized finish remaining on all metal, bore is quite nice (TE = 7.0, ME = 1.0). Has all SA-marked parts, near pristine unmarked fiberglass-bedded walnut stock set with very few of the expected dings and handling marks typical of a Navy conversion. Not import marked, scarce. The throat was deeply cut when chambered and shows no actual wear. PHOTOS . . . $1650.     C&R 

BRAZIL Model 1908/34 Mauser bolt-action cavalry carbine # 1875B (7x57) mfg. by Ceskoslovenska Zbrojovka A.S., Brno (CZ) in c. 1934.   Near Excellent, with thinning full-coverage bluing. Bore is excellent and mirror-like, Brazilian crest is extremely bold and beautiful.  Turned-down bolt mismatched, but is of proper type and headspaces properly complete with cleaning-rod and original sling.  Stock and handguard are of very dark walnut with subtle fiddleback figure, both look to have been refinished in the distant past with BLO.  This is a very rarely encountered contract, not listed in either edition of Ball. PHOTOS . . . $425.   C&R   SOLD

SWEDISH Model 38 bolt-action Mauser short rifle # 660258 (6.5x55) mfg. by Husqvarna in 1942. Excellent condition, with 98% external bluing, near-perfect mirror-bore, all-matching numbers except for buttplate (which I replaced as the one on it was rusted from being stored upright).  Nice Beech buttstock and handguard with few handling-marks, no bore-disk or cleaning-rod. PHOTO . . . $575.  C&R   SOLD

BRAZIL Model 1908 Mauser bolt-action infantry rifle # 4080Oo (7x57) mfg. by DWM, Oberndorf in c.1914.   Very Good, with around 80% bluing (including receiver). Bolt not matching. Bore is excellent and mostly bright, Brazilian crest is bold and attractive.  Includes cleaning-rod missing.  Walnut stock has many scratches and handling marks from actual service use, chip on heel near buttplate. PHOTOS . . . $375.   C&R   SOLD

SIAMESE Model 1903 Mauser bolt-action infantry rifle # 4490 (8x52R) mfg. by Koishikawa Arsenal. Excellent, with nearly full bluing, strong (if a bit dark) bore. Stock has original finish with some scrapes and digs from usage and handling. No cleaning-rod, sliding action-cover not present, no import-marks. PHOTO . . . $375.  C&R 

  CANADIAN Model 1905 Mark I ROSS straight-pull bolt-action rifle (.303 British) mfg. by Ross in Quebec during 1905-1910. Excellent, military stock has been sporterized with a black forend fitted and handguard taken off.  A ramp front-sight has been added but at least they didn't apparently cut any metal. Has original complicated leaf-sight (stamped  CANADIAN TOOL AND SPECALTY, NEW GLASGOW, N.B. on the back) and utilizes the novel "Harris Controlled Platform Magazine". Not serial-numbered or import-marked.  PHOTOS . . . $450.     C&R    

  CHILEAN Model 1895 Mauser bolt-action saddle-ring carbine # C3027 (7x57) mfg. by Loewe in 1895 with bent bolt.  Good functional condition, with basically no remaining bluing on metal parts (but no pitting). Chilean crest above chamber is extremely weak but clear. Matching bolt, magazine floorplate not matching, bore is strong and mostly bright. Sound walnut stock has original finish with some of the expected (after 122 years) handling marks, no cleaning rod.. Not import-marked.   PHOTOS . . . $450.    Antique, no FFL required    SOLD

  CHILEAN Model 1912 Mauser bolt-action long rifle # D7266 (7x57) mfg. by Steyr in 1912.  Excellent condition with 95% bluing (receiver in the white, barrel-bands show wear), all-matching serial numbers. Strong and mostly very bore, slightly weak Chilean crest above chamber. Tigerstriped walnut stock has glossy finish (with clear cartouche) with many small dings and scratches. PHOTOS . . . $525.    C&R   SOLD

  FINN Model 39 Mosin-Nagant bolt-action rifle # 73703 (7.62x54R) mfg. by VKT in 1944 on a scrubbed receiver.  Good condition with very little bluing remaining, bore is strong and quite bright. Matching bolt-knob, includes cleaning-rod, postwar stock (squared finger-joints) is quite nice, but has a diagonal crack on right side. PHOTOS . . . $375.    C&R     SOLD

  CHINESE Model 1935 Mauser bolt-action infantry rifle # 4M939 (8x57) mfg. by Hangyang Arsenal in 1939. A copy of the Gewehr 88 rifle in Very Good condition, with 60% or so browned and fading bluing. No matching serial numbers, has Swastika and Chinese numbers 28 & 2 above chamber. Bore is dark with lots of crud in the grooves but has strong rifling, stock is very dry with cracks at tang and a large oval cartouche on left right side. Includes cleaning rod. Not import marked, functional. PHOTOS . . . $325.     C&R    SOLD

  ITALIAN Model 1891 Mannlicher-Carcano Truppi-Speciale carbine # Z2158 (6.5x52) mfg. by Brescia in 1916. Very Good condition, with 70% original bluing remaining but no pitting. Strong if not bright bore, missing cleaning rod. Stock is matching barrel and has many dings and handling marks from actual service use (along with two areas in the bottom where sling swivels were added and removed) with original finish.  PHOTOS . . . $325.     C&R    

  ITALIAN Model 1891 Mannlicher-Carcano Truppi-Speciale carbine # AZ9666 (6.5x52) mfg. by Brescia in 1918. Excellent condition, with 95% original bluing remaining. Strong if not bright bore, includes cleaning rod. Stock is matching barrel and has been professionally refinished sometime in the past. PHOTOS . . . $375.     C&R     SOLD

  ITALIAN Model 38 Mannlicher-Carcano bolt-action Cavalry carbine with attached folding-bayonet # XV8237 (6.5x52) mfg. by F.N.A. Brescia in c.1942. Excellent condition with 95+% full bluing and an excellent, mirror-bright bore.  Stock and handguard has been professionally refinished and has a glossy appearance.  PHOTOS . . . $325.      C&R  SOLD

  JAPANESE Type 44 Arisaka bolt-action carbine # 58370 (6.5x50) mfg. at Koishikawa in c.1911. Near Excellent condition with 95% or better original finish remaining. Bolt not matching (984), mum has been ground (as usual).  Very strong and surprisingly bright bore. Stock looks to have had BLO or som,ething applied but has never bee sanded (with many handling marks, especially on the left side).  Functional and complete with attached spike-bayonet. No import-marks, extremely attractive.. PHOTO . . . $750.     C&R   SOLD

  JAPANESE Type 99 Arisaka bolt-action rifle Series 25 # 22165 (7.7x58) mfg. at Kokura in January-Fall 1945. Very Good condition with faded original bluing, plum-handled bolt not matching, mum ground (as usual). This type has fixed peep rear sight and inverted V front sight without guards, no provision for cleaning rod, wooden buttplate. Bore is not chrome-lined but is very bright. Tigerstriped stock was lightly sanded long ago. Not import-marked, very attractive. PHOTO . . . $325.    C&R

  PORTUGUESE Model 904/39 Mauser-Verguiero bolt-action short rifle # H4481 (8x57) mfg. by DWM in 1904. Very Good condition with all-matching numbers (small bolt parts mismatched) and bold royal crest above chamber. Original blued finish (browning on triggerguard and magazine-floorplate) with a nice mirror-bright bore, includes cleaning-rod. Stock has a few handling marked but is sound. Originally chambered in the obsolete 6.5x58 Verguiero cartridge, these rifles were rechambered to 8x57 in Germany just before WWII and have one of the smoothest actions of any military rifle. PHOTOS . . . $450.     C&R    SOLD

  SPANISH Model 1893 Mauser bolt-action short rifle # F4845 (8x57) mfg. by La Coruña in 1917.  Near Excellent or better condition (all external blue intact, wear only at triggerguard and magazine-floorplate from carry) with all serial numbered parts matching.  Bore is mostly bright and very strong, missing cleaning rod. Stock and handguard appears to have original finish.  PHOTOS . . . $475.     C&R   

  SWEDISH Model 38B Mauser bolt-action short-rifle # 35656 (6.5x55), mfg. by Mauser Oberndorf in 1900 with bent-bolt and threaded muzzle. Very Good condition, matching bolt and all bolt parts, no other parts matching. Bore is excellent and mirror bright (6.49/1 bore disk).  Stock has original finish with only a few dings and dents.  PHOTOS . . . $525.     C&R 

  TURKISH Model 38 Mauser bolt-action infantry rifle # 64252 (8x57) rearsenaled by Kirkkale arsenal in 1941. Excellent condition, with 95% thinning bluing remaining on all external metal. No matching serial numbers (as usual), bore is extremely bright and strong, includes cleaning-rod. Stock is beech with virtually none of the usual nicks, gouges and other handling marks, numbers stenciled on both sides. PHOTOS . . . $325.    C&R     SOLD

  CHILEAN Model 1895 Mauser bolt-action saddle-ring carbine # A6491 (rechambered to 7.62 NATO) mfg. by Loewe in 1895 with bent bolt.  Good to Very Good functional condition, with little remaining bluing on metal parts (but no pitting). Front sight has been replaced when rechambered. Chilean crest above chamber is a bit weak but clear. No matching numbers, bore is strong and mirror bright. Sound walnut stock has lightly sanded finish with very few handling marks, includes cleaning rod. Not import-marked, very cute.   PHOTOS . . . $495.    Antique, no FFL required   SOLD


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