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Military Rifles for sale

  items as of 5 February 2017, updated 21 February 2017  



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BELGIAN Model 1889 Mauser bolt-action carbine # H9964 (7.65x54) mfg. by Belgian Arms Factory in 1889.  Near Excellent overall condition, with 90% original bluing. All-matching numbers including bolt (which very rarely matches), and barrel, magazine floorplate and buttplate are stamped MATCHING as well. Bore is strong and mostly bright. Wood is quite nice figured walnut with only a few scuffs and handling-marks after having been lightly sanded in the distant past (serial number on wood, while faint, is definitely H9964). Quite scarce this nice, as most were chewed up during the Great War.  PHOTOS . . . $1250.  Sale! $1075  Antique, no FFL required  

GERMAN Model Gewehr 1871/84 Mauser bolt-action sporterized rifle # 1163 (11mm) mfg. by Spandfau in 1886 with 31 1/2" barrel.  An Excellent-PLUS example with all-matching serial numbers, full strong bluing with blued receiver and a perfect mirror-bright bore. Bolt has been bent down and very deep checkering has been applied to the grip and the forend. Buttplate has G.S.E. / 1.111 unit-marking.  Includes leather U. S. military sling. PHOTOS . . . $850.  Sale! $725   Antique, no FFL required 

RUSSIAN Model 1870 Berdan II bolt-action single-shot rifle # 61436 (10.6x57.5R) mfg. by Sestroryetsk Arsenal in 1874.   Very Good condition, with 60% thinning blue (some turning to plum) and very strong markings with Czarist eagle atop barrel-shank.  Bolt mismatched as usual for these (# 57654), includes cleaning-rod.  Dark and rough bore (these are usually sewer-pipes), muzzle has ding on front.  This rifle was fired with the action bolts either loose or missing, resulting in the action riding backwards badly cracking the buttstock and shearing off the trigger in the process (which is present).  Stock has very bold cartouches on each side, and besides the crack it has a few scuff, scrapes and dings from actual use.  PHOTOS . . . $600 Sale! $525   Antique, no FFL required   

JAPANESE Type 99 Arisaka bolt-action rifle Series 8 # 26870 (7.7x58) mfg. at Nagoya in mid-1944. Excellent condition with full original bluing, bolt and bolt parts numbered 870 (matching), mum ground. This type has fixed rear sight, wooden buttplate and no provision for cleaning rod. . Gorgeous mirror bore, no import-marks, wood has original finish with very few (if any) handling marks. PHOTO . . . $325.    C&R   SOLD

FINN Model 91/30 Mosin-Nagant bolt-action rifle # XE1204 (7.62x54R) mfg. by Izhevsk in 1933 with [SA] Finn property marking in barrel.  Excellent or better condition, with nearly full bluing on all metal parts. Matching bolt-body, has a mostly bright bore (NOT counterbored at muzzle). One-piece Soviet stock has some very light handling marks. Includes cleaning rod. PHOTOS . . . $350.    C&R     SOLD

SOUTH AFRICAN REPUBLIC Model 1893 Mauser bolt-action infantry rifle # C2874 (8x57) mfg. by DWM in 1899.  Excellent or better condition ( all external blue intact, wear only at triggerguard from carry) with Chilean crest atop receiver. All serial numbered parts matching except for turned-down bolt (numbered C240), bore is mostly -bright and very strong, includes matchig cleaning rod. Stock and handguard has been lightly sanded with tiger-stripe figure. Quite scarce.. PHOTOS . . . $875.     C&R

FINN Model 91/30 Mosin-Nagant bolt-action rifle # ZHI727 (7.62x54R) mfg. by Izhevsk in 1942 with [SA] Finn property marking in barrel.  Very Good to Excellent or better condition, with mostly full bluing on all metal parts. Bolt-body numbered 727 (matching). Has a mostly bright bore (NOT counterbored at muzzle). One-piece Soviet stock has some very light handling marks, includes cleaning rod and tan substitute-standard web sling.. PHOTOS . . . $325.    C&R  

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 . . . $375.    C&R  

PORTUGUESE Model 98k bolt-action rifle # F7019 (8mm) mfg. by Mauser in 1941 with Nazi markings and bold Portuguese crest above chamber. A 100% matching 98k rifle including the stock in Excellent-PLUS condition with full high-gloss bluing and little signs of wear. Bore is mirror-bright, swastikas on left side of receiver and barrel-shank very bold. Includes cleaning-rod and front sight-hood, safety lever may be a field-replacement and is stamped 19 to match rest of rifle. Stock has Eagle-H and other military cartouches on right side. Includes Israeli 98k sling. These contract rifles never made it to Portugal, but were pressed into service with the Wehrmacht and Luftwaffe during WWII. Not import-marked, very scarce and absolutely gorgeous!  PHOTOS . . . $3250.   C&R 

ITALIAN Model 91/ 38 Mannlicher-Carcano bolt-action Cavalry carbine with folding spike bayonet # RB3884 (6.5x52) mfg. by Gardone in 1940  (the XIX year of Mussolini). Very Good condition, most bluing remaining, some verdigris present. Bore is strong if not mirror-bright.  Matching numbered stock has original finish. Not import-marked, functional.  PHOTOS . . . $325.   C&R   SOLD

JAPANESE Type 38 Arisaka bolt-action rifle # 1624515 (6.5x50) mfg. at Koishikawa Arsenal  in c.1920. Very Good condition with much original bluing with some light verdigris adhering in places, mixed serial (or assembly) numbers, intact mum. Strong bright bore, includes correct cleaning rod, and original Japanese leather sling that is still extremely supple. Stock and handguard has original finish with many of the expected handling marks.  Not import marked. PHOTO . . . $625.    C&R   

RUSSIAN Model 1891 Mosin-Nagant bolt-action infantry rifle # 160179  (7.62x54R) mfg. by Tula in 1917 (date very faint) with Peter The Great marking. Near Excellent condition, a Balkan rework (Serbian marked) with mostly full bluing on all metal parts and a rough mostly dark bore with strong rifling and counterbored muzzle. Buttplate matching, remainder mismatched, stock has some digs with a pinecone cartouche on right side but is otherwise sound. Includes cleaning rod.  PHOTOS . . . $275.    C&R   

CZECH Model 98k Mauser bolt-action SNIPER rifle # 77807a (8mm) manufactured by Brno in 1945 under the Nazis (code swp45).  An original sniper rifle in excellent condition, with all-matching serial numbers. Nazi eagle ground from left side of receiver, all Nazi waffenampts intact (WaA37). Eagle / H and Nazi swastika cartouche intact on right side of stock.  Bore is excellent and mirror-bright, includes original cleaning rod and sling. Has original Prague-made Lovec 4x sniper scope with excellent optics, rubber eye-cup and original double-claw mounts. Both stock and handguard stamped dot. A very attractive example, not import-marked. PHOTOS . . . $4750.   C&R   SOLD

   BRAZILIAN Model 1935 Mauser bolt-action long rifle # 4482 (7x57) mfg. by Mauser in 1937.  UNISSUED with 100% bluing and all-matching numbers. Perfect mirror-bore and fantastic detailed Brazilian crest above chamber. The very lovely PRISTINE walnut stock has gorgeous tigerstriped stock with only a couple extremely minor handling marks but is otherwise AS-NEW with extremely lovely grain. Complete with original leather sling in excellent condition, hinged muzzle-cap, and matching-numbered bayonet with metal scabbard as well as 1937-dated original Mauser test-target numbered to this rifle.   Not import-marked, simply astonishingly beautiful with Mauser BANNER on rear of receiver.  Definitely WORTHY OF THE FINEST COLLECTION! PHOTOS . . . $3450.   C&R  

   BRITISH Martini-Enfield Mark I short-lever single-shot carbine # 3769 (.303 British), a Khyber Pass copy dated 1913, but with crowned letters of Queen Victoria (who died in 1901).  Excellent condition, with full bluing. Stock has some scuffs and an arsenal repair at tang. Bore is Very Good with strong rifling, rear sight graduations consist of nonsense characters.  PHOTOS . . . $525.     C&R   SOLD

   FINN Model 28-76 Mosin-Nagant bolt-action TARGET rifle # 10191 (7.62x54R) with undated barrel. Excellent condition with 90% or better external bluing. Bore is strong and mirror bright. Has aperture front and rear target sights. Birch target stock is quite attractive with a few very minor dings.. PHOTOS . . . $1850.    C&R   SOLD

   ITALIAN Model 1918-1930 semiautomatic carbine # 457 (9mm Glisenti) mfg. by Beretta for the BUENOS AIRES PROVINCIAL POLICE. This is an extremely rare and interesting piece, with a 12 1/2" barrel that is specifically exempt from the NFA roster.  Condition is Near Excellent, has been Parkerized while in Argentine service. Bore is excellent and mirror bright and 100% functional with one 25-round magazine. PHOTOS . . . $3250.   C&R 

   ROMANIAN Model 44 Mosin-Nagant bolt-action carbine #  SK299 (7.62x54R) mfg. by Cugir in 1954. Very Good condition with most bluing on all metal parts and a gorgeous mirror-bore (has NOT been counterbored at muzzle). No matching numbers, bolt is from a Westinghouse Mosin. Stock is beech with some handling marks. Includes cleaning rod and PPsH sling. PHOTOS . . . $325.    C&R   SOLD

   SOVIET Model 91/30 Mosin-Nagant bolt-action rifle # 61344 (7.62x54R), barrel  mfg. by Izhevsk in 1928 on a 1920 Izhevsk HEX receiver.  Very Good original condition with 70% bluing on all metal parts and a decent mostly-bright bore (NOT counterbored at muzzle). Buttplate matches barrel, other numbered parts no matching. Includes cleaning rod, stock has a few nicks in finish. PHOTOS . . . $210.    C&R   SOLD


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