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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 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 eather U. S. military sling. PHOTOS . . . $850.  Sale! $725   Antique, no FFL required 

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 match), 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. Quite scarce this nice, as most were chewed up during the Great War.  PHOTOS . . . $1250.  Sale! $1075  Antique, no FFL required  

FRENCH Model 1874/M80 Gras bolt-action single-shot cartridge rifle # H67915 (11x59R) mfg. by St. Etienne in 1876.  Good condition, most metal finish turned to a mottled phum patina.  All parts mismatched but functional. Bore is a bit rough with some dark areas but has strong rifling. Walnut stock has original finish with August 1879 arsenal cartouche with its wooden-plug center. Not import-marked.   PHOTOS . . . $425.   Sale! $375  Antique, no FFL required 

INDIAN No.4 Mk.I* Emfield rifle # O2603 (.303 British) mfg. by Ishapore in 1963. Very Good condition, bore is mirror-bright and extremely strong. Mismatched bolt, stock is a little banged up but has not been sanded. Scarce.   PHOTOS . . . $450.  Sale! $395  C&R     SOLD

COLOMBIAN Model 1950 Mauser bolt-action carbine # 298 (8x57mm) made by Fabrique National. Near Excellent condition, with 85% or better bluing on all metal parts and very little apparent wear. Has no receiver markings and a very bright and strong bore. Matching bolt (no other parts are numbered on these), walnut stock & handguard has original finish with considerable dings and other handling marks. Missing cleaning rod. These are commonly attributed to MOROCCO for some reason, but many I have seen have Hispanic names scratched into the stocks and many ex-Colombian military veterans have identified rifles that they were actually issued while in the Colombian Army. PHOTOS . . . $525 Sale! $475   C&R 

 

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   

TURKISH Model 38 Mauser bolt-action infantry rifle # 145638 (8x57) rearsenaled by Kirkkale arsenal in 1943. Near Excellent condition, with 80% thinning bluing remaining on all external metal (wear on magazine floorplate, triggerguard and barrel-bands from carry). No matching serial numbers (as usual), bore is somewhat bright and strong, missing cleaning-rod. Stock is beech with some nicks, gouges and other handling marks but has no cracks or issues. PHOTOS . . . $275. Sale! $250    C&R  

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  

 

FINN Model 91/30 Mosin-Nagant bolt-action rifle # AT4764 (7.62x54R) mfg. by Izhevsk in 1939 with [SA] Finn property marking in barrel.  Excellent or better condition, with full bluing on all metal parts. Matching bolt-body, has a mirror-bright bore (NOT ounterbored at muzzle). Two-piece stock has many handling marks, barrel bands are of the early "button" type. Includes Finn cleaning rod and Finn M39 green-leather sling.  PHOTOS . . . $350.    C&R    

FINN Model 38 Mannlicher-Carcano bolt-action short rifle # E562 (7.35 Carcano) mfg. by Terni in 1939. Excellent condition, metal shows wear only at corners. This rifle does have a gorgeous, mirror-bright bore, fixed rear sight marked 7.35. Buttstock serial number matches receiver and it has some of the expected handling marks from actual service use. Includes correct leather sling. Not import-marked. PHOTOS . . . . $425.      C&R     

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   

JAPANESE Type 99 Arisaka bolt-action rifle Series 30, # 39440 (7.7x58) mfg. at Toyo Kogyo in c.1941. Excellent condition with full original bluing, no matching numbers,  mum lightly ground (most of it still visible).  This type has ladder rear sight with anti-aircraft wings, provision for monopod (missing) and plum-shaped bolt handle with checkered safety knob. Cleaning rod is missing, wood has original finish and has never been sanded. Chrome-lined bore is mirror-bright and very strong. Not import-marked.. PHOTO . . . $425.    C&R 

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 21 # 62743 (7.7x58) mfg. at Kokura in mid-1942. Excellent condition with full original bluing, bolt and bolt parts numbered 377 (NOT matching), mum heavily ground. This type has ladder peep rear sight, missing aircraft wings, monopod-type rear barrel-band (without monopod) and inverted V front sight (guards snapped off). Missing cleaning rod, bore is chrome-lined and mirror-bright. Stock and handguard has original finish with some of the expected handling marks. PHOTO . . . $250.    C&R     SOLD

ITALIAN Model 1891 Mannlicher-Carcano bolt-action infantry rifle # PF8449 (6.5x52) mfg. by Terni in 1917.. Very Good PLUS condition with 90% or so bluing remaining (turning brown in places), bore is somewhat bright and strong. Stock has sharp stamped numbers on left side (matching) and letters EP carved on right side. Includes cleaning rod.  Not import marked.  PHOTOS . . . $475.    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 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 

FINN Model 91/30 Mosin-Nagant bolt-action rifle # 12133 (7.62x54R) mfg. by Izhevsk in 1936.  Very Good to Excellent or better condition, with mostly full bluing on all metal parts. Rifle is not [SA] marked, but bolt is force-matched in the Finnish manner, the globe on the front sight has been cropped, and it wears a green-leather Finn military sling. Bore is mirror-bright (and NOT counterbored at muzzle). One-piece Soviet stock has arsenal-repair on right side of forend, some heavy handling marks and initials scratched in  it. Includes cleaning rod. PHOTOS . . . $295.    C&R   

ITALIAN Model 1891 Mannlicher-Carcano Truppi-Speciale carbine # AT8868 (6.5x52) mfg. by Brescia in 1917. Very Good condition, with 70% original bluing remaining but no pitting. Strong if not bright bore, includes cleaning rod. Stock is matching barrel and has many dings and handling marks from actual service use with original finish.  PHOTOS . . . $325.     C&R    

ITALIAN Model 91/24 Mannlicher-Carcano Truppi-Speciale carbine # ORS8046 (6.5x52) mfg. by Ordinance Roma in 1917 as an infantry rifle, and rebuilt by Terni in 1924 as a carbine. Very Good condition, with full bluing and no pitting. Strong if not bright bore, missing cleaning rod. Stock is not matching barrel and has original finish after rebuild. Rear sling-swivel broken. PHOTOS . . . $300.     C&R    

ITALIAN Model 91 Mannlicher-Carcano bolt-action Cavalry carbine with folding spike bayonet # 1A9247 (6.5x52) mfg. by Terni in 1937  (the XV year of Mussolini). Good to Very Good condition, much bluing remaining. Bore is strong and mirror-bright.  Stock not matching. Rear sight looks like it was broken and rebuilt using JB WELD (or something similar), the front sight has been made taller using a similar method (thus the cheap price). Not import-marked, functional.  PHOTOS . . . $175.   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

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   

JAPANESE Type 38 Arisaka bolt-action rifle Series 22, # 29924 (6.5x50) mfg. at Kokura in c.1936. Excellent condition with all original bluing remaining Mum has been ground (partly visible), all parts are numbered 924. this type has ladder-type rear sight and includes cleaning rod but no sliding action-cover. Bore is bright and very strong, wood has original finish with a few dings and dents from actual service use. Not import-marked. PHOTO . . . $475.    C&R

JAPANESE Type 99 Arisaka bolt-action rifle Series 8 # 3896 (7.7x58) mfg. at Nagoya in June-September 1944. Excellent or better condition with full original bluing. Bolt and all bolt parts stamped 896 (matching), mum heavily ground.  This type has fixed peep rear sight, cylindrical bolt handle with welded safety knob. Stock and short handguard has original finish and has never been sanded with very few handling marks. No provision for cleaning rod, wooden buttplate. Bore is very bright and strong. Not import-marked, functional. Includes letter from the Navy Lieutenant on the USS BOXER who brought this rifle back from Japan.  PHOTO . . . $425.    C&R 

ABOUT BALKAN REWORKED MOSIN NAGANTS
Many of the following rifles were re-worked in the Balkans (mostly in Serbia, but in other states as well). They are characterized by 
having mismatched parts and the Russian Czarist eagles on the barrel-shank and top-flat of the receiver are invariably ground off. 

RUSSIAN Model 1891 Mosin-Nagant bolt-action infantry rifle # 66142 (7.62x54R) mfg. by Izhevsk in 1905. Very Good or so condition, a Balkan rework with mostly full bluing on all metal parts and a mostly dark bore with strong rifling. No matching numbers, stock has a few handling marks in finish and is sound. No cleaning rod or handguard (correct for a 1905 Mosin).  PHOTOS . . . $250.    C&R   

RUSSIAN Model 1891 Mosin-Nagant bolt-action infantry rifle # 26286 (7.62x54R) mfg. by Izhevsk in 1915. Very Good or so condition, a Balkan rework, barrel marked C (for Serbia) with mostly full bluing on all metal parts and a nasty dark bore with strong rifling and counterbored muzzle.  No matching numbers, stock has some gouges but is sound. Includes cleaning rod. PHOTOS . . . $275.    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   

RUSSIAN Model 1891 Mosin-Nagant bolt-action infantry rifle # 57380  (7.62x54R) mfg. by Tula in 1917 with Peter The Great marking. Near Excellent condition, a Balkan rework with mostly full bluing on all metal parts and a mostly dark bore with strong rifling. Bolt not matching, stock has very few handling marks in finish and is sound. Includes cleaning rod.  PHOTOS . . . $275.    C&R   

   FINN Model 27RV Mosin-Nagant bolt-action cavalry carbine # 74580 (7.62x54R) barrel mfg. in 1934 by Tikka on a hex receiver. Good to Very Good with evenly worn gray finish on metal. No numbers matching, has correct bent-bolt with checkered flat-bottomed handle and groove in stock to allow for it as well as German-style slot through stock for sling. Bore is somewhat bright and strong, includes cleaning-rod. Two-piece correct Finn stock has many handling marks and gouges from actual use, unit-disk on right side was removed when retired from service. Not import-marked, one of the RAREST Finn military firearm we have ever owned.  PHOTOS . . . $3750.     C&R    SOLD

   HUNGARIAN Model 1895 Mannlicher straight-pull bolt-action carbine # 7579R (8x56R) mfg. by F.E.G. (barrel dated 1934). Excellent condition, arsenal refinished with full bluing. Bore is mostly bright, BUDAPEST above chamber, wood has some light handling-marks. PHOTOS . . . $295.     C&R 

   JAPANESE Type 99 Arisaka bolt-action rifle Series 25 # 9235 (7.7x58) mfg. at Kokura in January-Fall 1945. Very Good condition with faded original bluing, bolt and bolt parts numbered 743 (matching), intact mum. This type has ladder peep rear sight, without aircraft wings, and inverted V front sight, no provision for cleaning rod, bore is not chrome-lined and not very bright. Stock and handguard has original finish with some of the expected handling marks. PHOTO . . . $475.    C&R

   SOVIET Model 91/30 Mosin-Nagant bolt-action ex-sniper rifle # IR175 (7.62x54R) mfg. by Izhevsk in 1942. Excellent-PLUS arsenal-refurbished condition with 98+% bluing on all metal parts and a mirror-bright bore (NOT counterbored at muzzle). All numbered parts force-matched 175 (without prefix letters), old  scope number stamped on left side of barrel-shank. Includes cleaning rod, stock has a few nicks in finish. PHOTOS . . . $295.    C&R

   SOVIET Model 91/30 Mosin-Nagant bolt-action ex-sniper rifle # PO438 (7.62x54R) mfg. by Tula in 1943. Excellent-PLUS arsenal-refurbished condition with 98+% bluing on all metal parts and a mirror-bright bore (NOT counterbored at muzzle), CH (for sniper) stamped on barrel shank. All numbered parts electropenciled to match, includes cleaning rod, stock is almost pristine. PHOTOS . . . $325.    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 


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