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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 matching cleaning rod. Stock and handguard has been lightly sanded with tiger-stripe figure. Quite scarce.. PHOTOS . . . $725.     C&R

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 

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 . . . $325.    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 . . . $2850.   C&R 

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 . . . $2950.   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 . . . $575.    C&R  

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 . . . $625.    C&R 

U.S.A. Model 70 Winchester bolt-action rifle # 64180 (.30-06) mfg. by Winchester in c.1942.  Very Good condition, a super-accurate vintage sporting rifle (that I have personally owned for over 50 years) with a checkered stock and period WEAVER scope featuring a  3-post reticule (and excellent optics).  Not import-marked, this rifle has accounted for the demise of literally hundreds of mostly large animals while I have owned it. PHOTOS . . . $1200.     C&R  

GERMAN  Model 98k Mauser bolt-action rifle # 6318 (8x57) mfg. by Brno (code dot 1944) in 1944.  An all-matching 98k in Excellent-PLUS condition with full bluing and clear (if tiny) Nazi markings.  Stock is laminate with a cupped buttplate, stamped triggerguard and magazine floorplate have no number but bear manufacturer's code qnw. Stock not inletted for cleaning rod. Very attractive, not import marked. PHOTO . . . $1250.      C&R   

GERMAN Model 98k Mauser bolt-action rifle # 2855 (8mm), having SSZZA4 marking on left side of barrel-shank  mfg. by Steyr-Daimler-Puch (factory code bnz) in 1943. Excellent-PLUS condition, with 99% or better bluing. No matching serial numbers, am early Century import with (likely) repro cleaning rod, front sight hood, and locking screws. Bore is excellent and mirror-bright, all-milled parts with stamped rear band, buttstock is solid walnut in the semi-Kriegsmodell configuration (no takedown disk, but retains bayonet lug.  Extremely rare, authenticity of SS markings absolutely guaranteed. PHOTOS . . . $1950.     C&R 

GERMAN  Model 98k Mauser bolt-action rifle # 17703b (8x57) mfg. by Mauser (code svw MB) under French occupation in late 1945A mismatched example of a very rare code, assembled from parts already produced under the Nazis. All Nazi markings intact and very strong. Near Excellent condition with full bluing and very strong and bright bore, byf makers-mark on barrel. Stock is laminate with a flat buttplate, has French auxiliary sling-bar on left side.  Includes stacking rod (no slot) instead of cleaning rod. Very attractive, not import marked. PHOTO . . . $850.      C&R   SOLD

SOVIET Model 44 Mosin-Nagant bolt-action carbine #  PG2023 (7.62x54R) mfg. by Izhevsk in 1945. Excellent condition with full bluing on all metal parts and a strong mostly bright bore (has NOT been counterbored at muzzle). All numbered parts stamped matching except magazine floorplate),  Stock has many scrapes and a few dings. Includes cleaning rod.  Not import-marked. PHOTOS . . . $425.    C&R 

U.S.A. Model M1 Garand semiautomatic rifle # 925204 (.30-06) mfg. by Springfield Armory in October, 1942.  An all-correct WWII rifle in Excellent condition with full light gray Parkerized finish remaining on all metal, SA 9-42 bore is mirror-bright and quite strong (TE = 2.5, MW = 2.5) and all correct SA-marked parts with non-relieved op-rod and lock-bar rear sight. Walnut stock has SA / EMcF cartouche on left side and is in excellent condition with some of the expected handling marks from actual combat use.  Not import marked, really exceptional condition for a rifle that served in WWII. PHOTOS . . . $2150.       

U.S.A. Model M1 Garand semiautomatic rifle # 2447667 (.30-06) mfg. by Winchester in June, 1944 with a 6-44 original barrel.  Excellent condition, WWII CORRECT with full gray Parkerized finish remaining on all metal, bore is mirror bright (TE = 2.5, MW = 1.0) with very strong rifling. All WRA parts with uncut op-rod and lock-bar rear sight. WRA / GHD cartouched Walnut stock and handguard has a some handling marks from actual use and storage, handguards may be later replacements but match up pretty well. Not import-marked, scarce this nice when all correct  PHOTOS . . . $2750.   C&R

CHINESE Type 53 Mosin-Nagant bolt-action carbine # 3170398 (7.62x54R) mfg. by Factory 26 in 1955.  Very Good condition with 80% bluing on all metal parts, bore is quite dark. No matching numbered parts, buttstock has a few minor scuffs and other handling-marks. Missing cleaning-rod. No import marks, reportedly a VietNam bringback. PHOTOS . . . $325.     C&R  

CHINESE Model "Chaing Kai-shek" Mauser bolt-action short rifle # 67592 (8x57) mfg. by Arsenal 41 (Kwangtung)  (undated, but mid-1930's).  Very Good condition, bold Arsenal 41 logo above chamber. No matching numbered parts, bore is very dark and pitted. Stock is vivid fiddleback walnut with some handling marks from use, Chinese characters (Nan Guo, possibly a family name or the name of a town in China) painted on right side.  Includes cleaning rod. Scarce. PHOTO . . . $400.      C&R

SYRIAN Model 48 Mauser bolt-action short rifle # V6301 (8x57) mfg. at Zastava in 1948. Excellent condition, with 90% or better bluing with gorgeous Syrian crest above chamber. All-matching numbers, bore is strong and mirror-bright. Stock and handguard is a bit rouph with a few scuffs and scrapes, includes cleaning-rod and front sight-hood., with Yugo-type leather sling. Scarce. PHOTOS . . . $675.     C&R 

SOVIET Model 91/30 Mosin-Nagant bolt-action rifle # XL748 (7.62x54R), barrel  mfg. by Izhevsk in 1943 with SNIPER bolt handle.  Excellent-PLUS arsenal-refurbished condition with 100% bluing and a very strong and bright bore. All numbered parts stamped 748 (without prefixes). Receiver has NOT been drilled for scope mount. Stock has zero handling-marks and includes cleaning rod. PHOTOS . . . $375.    C&R    SOLD

YUGOSLAVIAN Model 24/47 Mauser bolt-action rifle # R2653 (8x57mm) mfg. c.1948 with bent bolt by T.R.Z.5 Arsenal. Excellent condition with full bluing, bore is very sharp and mirror-bright. Stock stamped 2653 (matching), remaining parts mismatched. Very bold (but small) Tito-era crest above chamber, Serbian M24 crest can be seen below. Walnut stock has some handling marks and is sound. Includes cleaning rod and front sight hood. Very scarce variant. PHOTOS . . . $425.      C&R  

  BELGIAN Model 1935 Mauser bolt-action rifle # 72630 (7.65x53) mfg. by Fabrique National in 1940 with crest above chamber having crowned L for Leopold III (who reigned 1934-1950). Excellent PLUS condition, with 99% original bluing. Bore is mirror-bright and very strong.  All matching numbers (very unusual for these). Buttstock and handguard is walnut and despite many handling marks it has its original finish and is quite attractive, with a bold 1940-dated cartouche on right side. Includes cleaning-rod and rare brown-leather Belgian military sling.  Has a 23.5" barrel with unusual hinged barrel-bands. Not import-marked, it has been many years since I have seen a Model 1935 Belgian Mauser anywhere near as nice as this one offered for sale at any price!  PHOTOS . . . $1750.   C&R 

  CHINESE Model 30 Mauser bolt-action rifle # 4537 (8x57) mfg. by Fabrique Nationale in 1938.  Very Good condition, bold FN in 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.      C&R 

  CHINESE Model 1933 Mauser Standard Modell bolt-action short rifle # C25844 (8x57) mfg. by Mauser in the mid-1930-'s with bent bolt.  Very Good condition, with 70% or so browned and fading bluing. No matching serial numbers, has bold Mauser banner above chamber, Nationalist Chinese Sun (with number 29 beneath) to left of serial number. Bore is dark with lots of crud but has strong rifling, stock is very dry with cracks at bottom of tang (repaired by tacks). No cleaning rod. Functional. PHOTOS . . . $375.     C&R

  GERMAN Model Karbiner 98 bolt-action cavalry rifle # 506y (8x57mm) mfg. by Erfurt in 1917.  Good condition, metal has a gray coloration and little remaining bluing.  No matching serial numbers, no overt Turkish markings with a very strong and somewhat bright bore. Beech buttstock has the expected handling marks and several; arsenal repairs.  Not import-marked. PHOTOS . . . $425.  C&R   SOLD

  RUSSIAN Model 1891 Mosin-Nagant bolt-action infantry rifle # 230611 (7.62x54R) mfg. by Tula in 1916 with Peter The Great marking, a Balkan rework, barrel marked C (for Serbia). Very Good condition with nearly full bluing on all metal parts and a somewhat bright bore. No matching numbered parts. Stock has many handling marks in finish with an arsenal repair at wrist. Includes cleaning rod.  PHOTOS . . . $375.    C&R   


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