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Military Rifles for sale

  items as of 14 September 2018, updated 16 September 2018  


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GERMAN Model K43 Walther semiautomatic rifle # 9475c (8x57) mfg. by Walther (code ac) in 1943.   Excellent condition, with an exceptional mirror-bore and is a fantastic, totally functional shooter.   Bolt-carrier stamped 5893 with aye-code K43 black-painted magazine, original sight-hood and cleaning-rod.  Laminated buttstock has cupped buttplate with very few dings and handling-marks, includes correct original sling. A very attractive example, not import marked.  PHOTO . . . $3450.   Sale! $2950.   C&R 

BULGARIAN Model 95/24 Mannlicher straight-pull bolt-action rifle # 16156 (8x57 Mauser) mfg. by Steyr in 1903. Very Good condition, original finish with mostly full bluing. Bore is very strong and mirror-bright. Bolt handle stamped 16156, stock numbered 16156 on left side.  Buttstock has quite a few handling marks and arsenal repair at toe. Not import-marked, very rare conversion to 8x57. PHOTOS . . . $925 Sale!  $750.  C&R  

JAPANESE Type 99 Arisaka bolt-action rifle Series 37 # 53267 (7.7x58) mfg. at Tokyo Juki Kogyo in 1943. Excellent condition with full original bluing, bolt and bolt parts numbered 267 (matching), Has heavily ground mum. Features peep-ladder rear sight (without anti-aircraft wings), lacks cleaning-rod. Bore is NOT chrome-lined but is mirror-bright. Stock has original finish and has not been sanded. No import-marks, functional. PHOTO . . . $375.    C&R  

GERMAN Standard Modell Mauser bolt-action rifle # B40975 (8x57mm), mfg. by Mauser in circa 1932 with MAUSER BANNER atop chamber.  Excellent-PLUS condition with full original bluing with all-milled parts and a flat buttplate. Appears to have all matching serial numbers, but I believe that the correct straight bolt has been numbered to match and am selling it as such. Bore is very sharp and mirror-bright, includes cleaning rod. Not import marked, a beautiful example  PHOTO . . . $1250. Sale!  $1050.  C&R 

CZECH Model 1895 Mannlicher straight-pull bolt-action carbine # 5305 (8x56R) mfg. by Brno in 1920. Excellent condition, original finish with full bluing, ČS. ST. ZBROJOVKA BRNO atop chamber. Bore is very strong and very bright. top of bolt inscribed 5305,  stock numbered 5305 on right side.  Buttstock has straight grain with very few handling marks, arsenal patch where sling swivel was on bottom.  Very rare, one of only 5000 produced at Brmo. PHOTOS . . . $950 Sale!  $750.   C&R 

ITALIAN Model 1891 Mannlicher-Carcano bolt-action infantry rifle # YK3368 (6.5x52) mfg. by Terni in 1916.  Excellent condition with 95% or so bluing, bore is mostly bright and strong. Has bent bolt, with accuracy marking (crossed rifles over target) on left side of barrel shank.  Stock is not matching with some dings and handling marks. Includes cleaning rod and U.S. Model 1907 military leather sling  PHOTOS . . . $475Sale!  $425.   C&R  

FINN Model 91/30 Mosin-Nagant bolt-action rifle # BB9508 (7.62x54R) mfg. by Izhevsk in 1940 with [SA] Finn property mark on left side of barrel-shank.  Excellent condition with full bluing on all metal parts with a round receiver and and a dark but strong bore (muzzle has been counterbored). Has post in globe front sight, 9508 on all numbered parts (matching). Soviet post-war refurb stock has very few handling marks and is very attractive. Includes cleaning rod and Finn metal sling-swivels.   PHOTOS . . . $375.    C&R 

SPANISH Model 1893 Mauser bolt-action infantry rifle # C4314 (8x57) mfg. by DWM in 1899.  Excellent or better condition (all external blue intact, wear only at triggerguard and magazine-floorplate from carry) with no crest atop receiver. All serial numbered parts matching except for straight bolt (indistinct number) and buttstock, bore is mostly bright and very strong, missing cleaning rod. Stock and handguard appears to have original finish. Quite scarce, likely an unknown contract for a foreign government as those rifles with C-prefix serial numbers less than 4000 were manufactured for the South African Republic. . PHOTOS . . . $675.     C&R

CHILEAN Model 1912-61 Mauser bolt-action short rifle # B8659 (arsenal rechambered to 7.62x51 NATO) mfg. by Waffenfabrik Steyr in 1912. Good condition, with very little remaining bluing (mostly browned, receiver "in the white" as is proper), and a very strong mirror-bright bore. Only numbered parts matching the receiver is the triggerguard and stock, bolt and magazine floorplate not matching. Wood has weak 1912-dated Chilean cartouche and a TON of handling-marks (could use a good refinishing to look pretty), missing cleaning-rod and rear (detachable) sling swivel. PHOTOS . . . . $350.    C&R

JAPANESE Type 99 Arisaka bolt-action rifle Series 27 # 8264 (7.7x58) mfg. at Tokyo Juki Kogyo in mid 1944. Excellent condition with full original bluing, bolt and bolt parts numbered 264 (matching). Has ground mum. This is a last-ditch rifle with fixed peep-type rear sight, inverted V front sight without guards, plum bolt handle with welded safety, wooden buttplate and no provision for cleaning rod. Gorgeous mirror bore, no import-marks, functional. PHOTO . . . $340.   C&R  

U.S.A. Model 03-A3 Springfield bolt-action rifle # 4175149 (.30-06), receiver mfg. by Remington in 1943 and assembled by Rock River Arms in 2013. Excellent-PLUS condition with 100% gray Parkerizing on all metal. A gorgeous example with perfect Criterion barrel stamped  RR / 2013 behind front sight.  Bore gauges TE = 0.0, MW = 1.0. New manufacture (and beautiful) walnut stock has zero handling marks and is absolutely flawless.  PHOTOS . . . $1250.    C&R 

U.S.A. Model 1917 bolt-action sporterized  rifle # 578110 (.30-06) made by Remington in 1918. Excellent condition, with full bluing remaining on all external metal. This appears to be at first a Remington Model 30S, which is a scarce sporting rifle made in 1931 from Model of 1917 actions which had the rear sight (and rear sight guards) removed and replaced with a Lyman peep rear fight (as does this example),  However instead of having an express-type sporting half-length buttstock this has a nicely (professionally) checkered military stock with undated High Standard barrel. Bore is mirror-bright and strong, completely functional. Not import-marked. PHOTOS . . . $875.    C&R 

  CHILEAN Model 1895 Mauser bolt-action rifle # A686 (7.62x51 NATO) mfg. by Loewe in 1895.  Excellent condition, with 95% or better deep bluing.  Bolt (and all bolt parts) matching receiver, all other parts (including stock) mismatched. Has strong Chilean crest above chamber, rear of receiver has bold 7.62 above N.  Bore and action is full of old black stinky grease, walnut stock (with 1895-dated cartouche) has original finish with considerable dings, dents and other handling-marks. Not import-marked. PHOTOS . . . $425.    Antique, no FFL required 

  CZECH Model 98k Mauser bolt-action rifle # 2105i (8mm) mfg. by Bystrica (factory code dou.45) in late 1945.  A basically UNISSUED all-correct postwar rifle in excellent-PLUS condition, with 100% bluing and matching bolt (no other parts are numbered on these). Top of receiver has been scrubbed, near perfect Kriegsmodell  laminated stock with stamped small parts and winter triggerguard. Bore is perfect and mirror-bright. Includes reproduction Nazi 98k leather sling, but no cleaning rod (stock not routed for one). PHOTOS . . . $750.    C&R  SOLD

  GERMAN Model Karabiner 88 bolt-action carbine (no serial number) by uncertain maker c.1893.  A very rare commercial example featuring double-set hair-triggers, with receiver "in the white" and beautiful mottled finish on the metal of the magazine.  No manufacturer's markings or serial numbers, just load-info (as is typical on commercial rifles) on left side of the receiver, rear sight is of the folding express type.  Excellent condition, stock has very glossy finish with some really old handling marks (but no cracks or issues) and absolutely as cute as can be.  Not import-marked.  PHOTOS . . . $1275.      Antique, no FFL required   

  NORWEGIAN Model 1912 Krag-Jorgenson bolt-action carbine # 20098 (6.5x55) mfg. by Kronsburg Vapenfabrikk in 1918. Excellent condition, with 95% original bluing (except on front band), all-matching serial numbers except stock, cleaning-rod present, strong markings, and a really gorgeous bright-bore. Includes unique brass muzzle-cap. Original and unaltered, non-matching stock was professionally refinished many decades ago. These are very rare carbines, with only a few thousand having been made and most of those got chewed up during Nazi occupation in WWII.  Not import-marked.   PHOTOS . . . $1750.   C&R 

  SOVIET Model 38 Mosin-Nagant bolt-action carbine # ML1101 (7.62x54R) mfg. by Izhevsk in 1943. Very Good overall arsenal-refurbished condition with full bluing on all metal parts and a somewhat bright bore (has NOT been counterbored at muzzle). All matching serial numbers (including prefix letters on small parts). Laminated buttstock has no finish and quite a few handling marks. Includes cleaning rod.  Not ugly, but not pretty either.  PHOTOS . . . $425.    C&R

  SOVIET Model SKS semiautomatic carbine # IN4599 (7.62x39) mfg. by Tula in 1954. Excellent-PLUS condition, arsenal refurbished with full bluing (including bayonet) and all matching serial numbers (force-matched buttstock). Gorgeous chrome-lined bore, includes blued blade bayonet, cleaning rod, cleaning kit in the butt-trap.  PHOTOS . . . . $850.   C&R   

  YUGOSLAVIAN Model 1959/66 A1 SKS semiautomatic rifle # S-657245 (7.62x39) mfg. by Zastava in 1981. Excellent-PLUS, essentially UNISSUED condition, with 100% bluing, perfect bore and all-matching numbers with integral bayonet, non-ported grenade-launcher and night-sights. Wood is beech and is almost perfect (some areas of superficial rubbing in finish), includes cleaning-rod. Absolutely gorgeous. PHOTOS . . . $575.    C&R  


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