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SWEDISH Model 96B Mauser bolt-action rifle # 9390 (6.5x55), mfg. by Carl Gustaf  in 1899 with straight-bolt and threaded muzzle with plastic thread-protector.  Near Excellent condition, with mostly full bluing on all parts. Has very strong markings and a very bright and strong bore (bore-disk has been removed).  All matching serial numbers (except cleaning rod). Nicely figured French walnut stock & handguard with some of the expected handling-marks and compressions. PHOTOS . . . $425.   C&R 

FINNISH Model 71/S Valmet semiautomatic rifle # 150920 (.223) mfg. by Valmet in the 1970's . Excellent condition, over 95% original bluing with a mirror-bright very strong bore. Essentially a very high quality AK design but with much better ergonomics, exceptional accuracy and intact bayonet lug. Has wooden buttstock and black plastic forend. Includes one removable Orlite Engineering 30-round magazine. Not import marked, scarce in the U.S.A.. PHOTOS . . . $1850.     NOT C&R 

SWISS Model 1869/71 Vetterli bolt-action infantry rifle # 8522 (10.4mm Swiss rimfire) mfg. by Rychner & Keller, Aarau in c.1870. Excellent condition, all-matching numbers. All original case-hardened finish. Bore is extremely bright with very strong rifling. Wood is walnut with its original finish (cartouches clear) having a few of the expected handling-marks and dings. Includes cleaning-rod. Not import-marked, includes leather sling, one of only 9,700 produced by this subcontractor. PHOTOS . . . $625.     Antique, no FFL required

7.35x51 Carcano ammo, Italian military ball.  1939 manufacture, but very clean and packaged in sealed 18-round boxes on three Carcano clips per box (the clips can be re-used with the 6.5 Carcano round as well). . . . $36.50 per box, three boxes for $100.

U.S.A. Model 1884 Springfield trapdoor rifle # 454124 (.45-70) mfg. by Springfield Arsenal in 1890 with bold 1886 dated stock cartouche.  Very Good condition with much external bluing remaining (breech-block has faint case-colors). Bore is bright and extremely strong. Walnut stock has faint boxed SWP 1886 cartouche on left side.  Some dings and scratches from handling and actual use, some minor losses on either side of tang (as shown in photo of serial number). Not import-marked. PHOTOS . . . $875    Antique, no FFL required

PORTUGUESE Model 1937 Mauser bolt-action short rifle # D12866 (8x57) mfg. by Mauser Oberndorf in 1937. Very Good condition with 60% or better faded bluing (some light pitting at wood-line), all-matching numbers and bold royal crest above chamber and all Nazi eagles and proofs intact. Bore is strong but not very bright, includes cleaning-rod. Stock has some heavy contact marks. Not import-marked, very rare and essentially a matching Nazi 98k made for Portugal. PHOTOS . . . $850.      C&R

GERMAN Model Gewehr 1871 bolt-action single-shot Mauser infantry rifle # 79778 (11mm) mfg. by Amberg in early 1880 (date struck over 1879). Near Excellent condition, receiver "in the white" (as is proper, though a bit subdued it has not been polished bright recently).  All matching numbers, strong and mirror-bright bore, buttstock has been mildly refinished long ago but has nice tiger-stripe figure, the triggerguard is made of brass. Includes correct cleaning rod. Not import-marked.  PHOTOS . . . $1250.     Antique, no FFL required 

U.S.A. Model 1903 Springfield bolt-action rifle # 847458 (.30-06) mfg. by Springfield Arsenal in 1918 with SA 8-42 dated replacement barrel.  Externally in excellent or better condition with most external bluing remaining, bore is a very dark worn-out sewer-pipe (likely an ex-VFW rifle used at funerals and such). Walnut stock has scant pistol grip and  RA-P cartouche on left side (Raritan Arsenal).  Some dings and scratches from handling. Not import-marked. PHOTOS . . . $525.    C&R

U.S.A. Model 1903 Springfield bolt-action rifle # 427763 (.30-06) mfg. by Rock Island Arsenal in 1918 (high-number) with SA 3-28 replacement barrel.  Very Good or better condition with most Parkerizing intact. Bore is very dark and rough (likely from shooting blanks at funerals and such, TE = 7, MW = 3.5). Walnut stock has a few scuffs from handling and a 1/2" long hairline crack at right side of tang. Not import-marked. PHOTOS . . . $525.    C&R

U.S.A. Model 1903 Mark I Springfield bolt-action rifle # 1071349 (.30-06) mfg. by Springfield Armory in 1919 (high-number receiver and slot for Pederson device).   Very Good condition with 80% gray Parkerizing on all metal. A decent example with slightly rough but strong 8-42 dated SA 4-groove bore (TE = 5.5, MW = 3) and somewhat beat up walnut stock with numerous minor dings and handling marks (at least it hasn't been sanded to death), includes 1944-dated U.S. web sling. Not import-marked. PHOTOS . . . $575.    C&R  SOLD

SWISS Model K-11 Schmidt-Rubin cavalry carbine # 192232 (7.5x55mm) mfg. by Waffenfabrik Bern in 1930. All-matching numbers including magazine. Very Good condition with 70% bluing remaining (less on trigger-guard and magazine) and a near-perfect mirror-bore. Rear sight has been replaced with "ghost ring" type of peep-sight. Walnut stock and handguard has original finish some scuffs and handling marks from actual use but is very beautifully figured, handguard has Dutch-type arsenal repair at rear. Not import-marked. PHOTO . . . $325.    C&R

U.S.A. Model M1 Garand semiautomatic rifle # 60127 (.30-06) mfg. by Springfield Armory in September, 1940, and early gas-trap conversion with SA 1-51 replacement barrel. Excellent condition with most Parkerized finish remaining on all metal, bore is quite nice (TE = 1.5, MW = 1.0). Has National Match op-rod, other parts WWII-era (or earlier) SA-marked except for WRA trigger housing. Has nicely figured walnut stock and handguards (the rear one stamped D6535448-40-A140B in the channel). Not import marked,  with data sheet and CMP certificate of authenticity PHOTOS . . . $1150.     C&R  

U.S.A. Model M1 Garand semiautomatic rifle # 5165722 (.30-06) mfg. by International Harvester Company in January 1954 with LMR 12-53 barrel.  Excellent condition with full Parkerized finish remaining on all metal and having an excellent bore with "Postage Stamp" type receiver markings. Has English Proofs stamped atop barrel behind front sight, SEA Athens Gr faintly electropencilled on barrel-shank. Has walnut buttstock and handguards, with heavy ding on left side.  Not import-marked, extremely attractive. PHOTOS . . . $1450.    C&R 

GERMAN Gewehr 98 Mauser bolt-action rifle # 8170g (8x57mm), mfg. by Mauser in 1917. A 97 year-old WWI rifle in Good to Very Good condition with all matching serial numbers except for scrubbed bolt, bore is strong and very bright. Weimar markings clear, includes cleaning rod with functional rear sight. Stock does not appear to have been sanded with cartouches on right side quite clear. Has small Navy Arms import marks on receiver noting CAL 8MM TURKEY but there is no Turkish markings at all on this rifle.   PHOTO . . . $650.    C&R    

GERMAN Gewehr 98 Mauser bolt-action rifle # 1186c (8x57mm), mfg. by Mauser in 1918. A 96 year-old WWI rifle in Very Good or condition with no matching serial numbers, Turkish crescent above markings atop chamber. Bore is strong and very bright, Weimar markings clear, includes cleaning rod with functional rear sight. Stock was sanded long ago (very faint cartouches) and has some scrapes but is sound. Has small Navy Arms import marks on receiver noting CAL 8MM TURKEY.   PHOTO . . . $500.    C&R    

GERMAN Karabiner 98 Mauser bolt-action carbine # 3616 (8x57mm), mfg. by Danzig in 1908.  Very Good or condition with no matching serial numbers (bolt and receiver have been force-matched to each other). Bolt has bent-down handle and knob has been flattened and checkered on the bottom. Bore is strong and very bright, Weimar markings on right side clear. Stock has very sharp cartouches on right side. Not import marked. PHOTO . . . $450.    C&R   

GERMAN Model 98k Mauser bolt-action rifle # 55680 (8x57mm), mfg. by Mauser in 1933 with MAUSER BANNER atop chamber. A Russian reworked 98k in Excellent condition with all-milled parts and a flat buttplate, bent bolt is from another RC rifle and does not match. Bore is very sharp and mirror-bright. PHOTO . . . $425.    C&R    

CZECH Model vz24 Mauser bolt-action short rifle # 8677H2 (8x57mm) mfg. by CZ in 1926 (original military proof with date on left side of receiver crossed through).  Near Excellent condition with a very sharp and bright bore. No matching serial numbers. Walnut stock has a few handling-marks. No cleaning rod, not import-marked). PHOTOS . . . $300.    C&R   

JAPANESE Type 38 Arisaka bolt-action rifle no Series, # 1168181 (6.5x50) mfg. at Koishikawa in c.1910. Very Good or better condition with mostly full original bluing (browning at bottom of action), has ground mum. This type has ladder V-type rear sight and front sight without "ears", includes its original cleaning rod with a mismatched action cover and repro leather sling. Bolt, bolt parts and bayonet-lug all stamped 602 (internal assembly number). Dark but strong bore, no import-marks, wood was refinished long ago with quite a few small dings since that was done, butt plate a bit rusty from careless storage. PHOTO . . . $295.    C&R

TURKISH Model 1903 Mauser bolt-action infantry rifle # 23673 (8x57) rearsenaled by Ankara arsenal in 1937. Very Good or so condition, with some bluing remaining on all external metal. Bolt not matching (neither is any other numbered part). Bore is somewhat bright and strong, completely functional. Includes cleaning-rod (threaded end missing) and black leather sling tied with thongs. Stock is very dry beech with some dings and scuffs in finish, a chip missing at bottom by buttplate. PHOTOS . . . $225.    C&R  

SPANISH Model 1893 Mauser bolt-action infantry rifle # 2D735 (7x57) mfg. at Oviedo in 1916. Near Excellent condition with nearly full original bluing. Bolt-handle numbered 735 to match receiver, all other serial numbers not matching. Includes cleaning rod. Stock and handguard has many small handling marks as well as some "bored soldier" graffiti on right side.  Not import markedPHOTO . . . $325.    C&R    SOLD

TURKISH Model 1938 Mauser bolt-action infantry rifle # 131212 (8x57) rearsenaled by Ankara arsenal in 1943. Excellent condition, with full bluing remaining on all external metal. Bolt not matching (neither is any other numbered part). Bore is extremely bright and strong, completely functional. Includes cleaning-rod and tan leather sling tied with leather thongs. Stock appears to be walnut with some figure in the grain and some scuffs in the finish. PHOTOS . . . $275.    C&R  

U.S.A. Model 1903 Springfield bolt-action rifle # 224735 (.30-06) mfg. by Rock Island Arsenal in 1913 (low-number) with RIA 12-12 marked barrel.  An ALL-ORIGINAL 1903 rifle in Excellent or better condition with nearly all original Parkerizing intact, some light speckling on receiver. Front of triggerguard stamped with flaming bomb and N. R. A. (one of the very few rifles offered to NRA members from 1912-1917). Bore is mirror-bright and strong (MW = 0, TE = 1.0), original bolt stamped C13 on front of lug. Walnut stock has very bold boxed CN 1913 cartouche on left side with a few light scuffs from handling, small block-letter M lightly scratched on right side, small chip at top near buttplate. Not import-marked, very rare this original and rarely offered as nice. PHOTOS . . . $2450.    C&R 

U.S.A. Model M1 Garand semiautomatic rifle # 2371096 (.30-06) mfg. by Winchester in January, 1944, with SA 12-50 replacement barrel. Excellent-PLUS condition with all Parkerized finish remaining on all metal, bore is mirror-perfect (TE = 3, MW = 1.0). Has mostly WRA parts (SA-marked NM op-rod, SA-marked hammer and safety), with new Boyd walnut stock (having much very attractive tigerstripe figure) and handguards. Not import marked, with CMP certificate of authenticity. Absolutely gorgeous.  PHOTOS . . . $1250.     C&R   SOLD

  JAPANESE Type 38 Arisaka bolt-action rifle no Series, # 984527 (6.5x50) mfg. at Koishikawa in c.1920. Very Good or better condition with mostly full original bluing (browning at bottom of action), has intact mum as well as bayonet with scabbard and leather frog. This type has ladder V-type rear sight and front sight without "ears", includes its original cleaning rod with a mismatched action cover and repro leather sling. Bolt, bolt parts and bayonet-lug not matching. Dark but strong bore, no import-marks, wood has original finish with considerable handling marks and heavy dings (including one on the left side of the fore-end that caused a 2" long diagonal crack). . PHOTO . . . $525.    C&R

  FINN Model 91/30 Mosin-Nagant bolt-action rifle # 31033 (7.62x54R) mfg. by Tula in 1936, [SA] stamped on left side of barrel-shank. Good to Very Good condition with very little external bluing remaining on barreled receiver, nearly all bluing extant on triggerguard and magazine. Bore is quite bright and strong (is NOT counterbored at muzzle). Bolt-body matching barrel, remaining parts mismatched or scrubbed. Has hooded post front sight, one-piece Russian buttstock has quite a few scuffs and scratches from actual use, handguard is a Fiun Arctic birch replacement, includes cleaning rod and a reddish-brown leather (Romanian?) sling. PHOTOS . . . $275.     C&R

  FINN Model 91 Mosin-Nagant bolt-action rifle # 9343 (7.62x54R) barrel mfg. in 1940 by Tikka on a hex receiver. Excellent condition with 95% bluing. Matching number on bolt-body, bore is quite bright and strong, includes cleaning-rod and metal sling-swivels.  Two-piece Finn stock has quite nice figure, handguard has some heavy dents from actual use but is sound. PHOTOS . . . $375.     C&R    SOLD

  IRISH Model 1904 Mannlicher bolt-action infantry rifle # 209 (8x57 J) mfg. by Steyr in 1904 and issued to the ULSTER VOLUNTEER FORCES.  Excellent-PLUS condition. all-matching serial numbers and full original bluing with a gorgeous, mirror-bright bore. Buttstock has very clear and bold oval "Red Hand" cartouche encircled by  U.V.F. - FOR GOD AND ULSTER  legend.  A few handling marks and dings on stock but no obvious signs of use. These rifles were delivered in April, 1914 just prior to the WWI conflict, and most were quickly destroyed or confiscated by the British Navy. Not import-marked, very rare and seldom offered for sale in any condition. PHOTOS . . . . $2850.     C&R  

  JAPANESE Type 38 Arisaka bolt-action rifle Series 22, # 56124 (6.5x50) mfg. at Kokura in c.1925. Very Good or better condition with mostly full original bluing (browned and faded at bottom of action), has ground mum. This type has ladder V-type rear sight (range adjustment slide missing) and front sight with "ears", includes a likely reproduction cleaning rod. Dark but strong bore, bolt not matching, no import-marks. Stock and handguard is scratched and banged up pretty good but has no cracks or splits. PHOTO . . . $225.    C&R

  RUSSIAN Model 91/30 Mosin-Nagant bolt-action rifle # 104725 (7.62x54R) mfg. by Tula in 1933 on a hexagonal receiver and re-issued to the Soviet Ministry of Defense in 1950. Excellent arsenal-refurbished condition with 95% or better bluing on all metal parts. All-matching STAMPED numbers, dated 1933/50 with MO markings atop barrel-shank. Bore is mirror-bright (has NOT been counterbored at muzzle), rear sight markings highlighted by red paint. Buttstock has a few minor scuffs with cleaning-rod. Includes un-numbered spike bayonet. PHOTOS . . . $245.    C&R

  RUSSIAN Model 91/30 Mosin-Nagant bolt-action rifle # GB84 (7.62x54R) mfg. by Tula in 1942 on a round "high-wall" receiver and re-issued to the Soviet Ministry of Defense in 1950. Excellent arsenal-refurbished condition with 95% or better bluing on all metal parts. All-matching STAMPED numbers, dated 1942/50 with MO markings atop barrel-shank. Bore is mirror-bright (has NOT been counterbored at muzzle), rear sight markings highlighted by red paint. Buttstock has a few minor scuffs (two thin repairs on both sides of forend) with cleaning-rod. PHOTOS . . . $225.    C&R

  RUSSIAN Model TOZ-17-01 bolt action training rifle # F3167 (.22 Long Rifle) mfg. by Tula  in the early 1970's.   Very Good or better condition with nearly full bluing, bolt is numbered to match receiver, bore mirror-bright and nearly perfect.  Solid wood buttstock has some scrapes and dings in the finish, name-tag Böttner 3167 tacked on right side near butt. Includes detachable magazine with SKS-type sling, buttplate has Baikal; in script impressed on it. PHOTOS . . . $250.    not C&R      SOLD



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