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 rifles as of  19 August 2014  26 August 2014

  


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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.  Some handling marks and dings on stock (as can be expected after 110 years) but no obvious signs of use. These rifles were delivered in April, 1914 just prior to World War I (over a Century ago), and most were quickly destroyed or confiscated by the British Navy. Not import-marked, very rare and seldom offered for sale in any condition, authenticity of all markings unconditionally guaranteed. PHOTOS . . . . $2750.     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 pictured). 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 . . . $525.     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). . . . $30.00 per box, three boxes for $80.

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 

TURKISH Model 38 Mauser bolt-action short rifle # 8927 (8mm),  altered by Ankara in 1945.  Very Good condition, with most bluing remaining (faded to nothing on barrel-bands, triggerguard and magazine floorplate from carry). Has very strong markings and a somewhat bright and very strong bore.  Bolt not matching, only rear sight matches (painted 927 on right side). Walnut stock is sound with a curious section of wood missing on right side, crack in handguard repaired. Bent bolt has bottom of knob flattened, includes cleaning-rod. Functional.  PHOTOS . . . $225.   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 . . . $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 . . . $2350.    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 . . . $850.     Antique, no FFL required    SOLD

JAPANESE "Peace" Type Arisaka bolt-action training rifle # A321, made from a Type 30 with Type 38 features and a smooth bore, Kanji atop chamber reads "Peace Type". Excellent condition with nearly full original bluing and strong markings. Bolt (and all bolt parts) numbered A321 to match. No cleaning rod., Wood has original finish with a few of the expected handling marks and a bold rectangular cartouche on left containing Kanji for uncertain "youth school". Not import-marked. PHOTO . . . $275.    C&R

JAPANESE Type 99 Arisaka bolt-action short rifle Series 20, # 6143 (7.7x58) mfg. at Kokura in late 1943. Very Good or better condition with most bluing intact. Mum has been heavily ground. No matching numbers, missing cleaning rod. Wood has original finish and has not been sanded. Not import-marked. PHOTO . . . $225.    C&R 

JAPANESE Type 99 Arisaka bolt-action short rifle Series 8, # 60804 (7.7x58) mfg. at Nagoya in mid 1944. Good condition with most original finish mottled and eroded, very little bluing remains. Bore is rough but rifling seems strong. Mum is intact. Has cyrindical bolt-handle with welded safety, bolt and all bolt parts numbered 804 to match receiver. No cleaning rod (never had one), forend of stock a separate piece held together by barrel-bands, buttplate is wooden. Some scratches in stock finish but is sound. Not import-marked. PHOTO . . . $475.    C&R    

CZECH Model vz52 semiautomatic rifle # E19844 (7.62x45) mfg. by CZ Bystrica in 1956. Very Good condition with much original Parkerized finish intact with a strong mostly bright bore. Includes folding bayonet and dual-purpose front sight hood.  Stock and handguard have the usual horizontal cracks (easily repairable) on both sides and at tang, handguard has an lengthwise crack at top that was repaired long ago.  Buttplate is from another rifle but it fits exceptionally well. Not import-marked. PHOTOS . . . $425.     C&R  

DUTCH Model 1895 Mannlicher bolt-action infantry rifle # 667J (6.5x53R) mfg. by Steyr in 1900. Very Good or so condition, with 60% bluing. No matching serial numbers, bore is rough and dark, but has strong rifling (likely would "shoot clean"), some pitting on external metal at wood-line from salt-cured stock. Buttstock and handguard is walnut in VG condition with some of the expected handling-marks and faint 1901-dated HEMBRUG cartouche on right side, two short hairline cracks at sides of tang, missing cleaning rod. PHOTOS . . . $375.     C&R

JAPANESE Type 99 Arisaka bolt-action short rifle Series 10, # 94242 (7.7x58) mfg. at Nagoya in late 1944. Excellent or better condition with most original finish intact. Bluing is thin and finish is poor, but this late in the war making pretty weapons was not a priority at all. Bore is quite bright and strong. Mum is intact. Has cylindrical bolt-handle with welded safety, bolt and all bolt parts numbered 242 to match receiver. No cleaning rod (stock not routed for one), buttplate is wooden. Some scratches in stock finish but is sound, Kanji character in circle above V023 painted on right side. Not import-marked. PHOTO . . . $475.    C&R

PAKISTANI Model No.4 Mk.2 Enfield bolt-action rifle # C02849 (.303 British) mfg. by Pakistan Ordnance Factory (POF) in 1957 using equipment purchased from Fazakerly. Excellent condition, with full oil-blacked finish on the metal. Very little actual wear, all-matching numbers, with a mirror-perfect 5-groove bore and a 1-marked bolt-head. Wood has some handling-marks and storage-dings as well as rack-numbers stamped in the left side and a reinforcing screw in left forend. PHOTOS . . . $425.    C&R

PAKISTANI Model No.4 Mk.2 Enfield bolt-action rifle # C09808 (.303 British) mfg. by Pakistan Ordnance Factory (POF) in 1958. Excellent condition, with full oil-blacked finish on the metal. Very little actual wear, all-matching numbers, with a mirror-perfect 5-groove bore and a 0-marked bolt-head. Wood has some handling-marks and storage-dings as well as rack-numbers stamped in the left side and a reinforcing screw in left forend. These were made on equipment purchased from Fazakerly and are of very high quality and workmanship. PHOTOS . . . $425.    C&R   

FINN Model 38 Mannlicher-Carcano bolt-action short rifle # K3733 (7.35 Carcano) mfg. by Terni in 1939. Very Good condition, metal shows wear only at corners but bluing is thinning. This rifle does have a gorgeous, mirror-bright bore, fixed rear sight marked 7.35. Buttstock serial number does not match receiver and it has some of the expected handling marks from actual service use. Not import-marked. PHOTOS . . . . $275.    C&R 

JAPANESE Type 38 Arisaka bolt-action carbine, no Series, # 112423 (6.5x50) mfg. at Nagoya in c.1915. Excellent condition with nearly full original bluing (barrel-bands are browned) and bright and strong bore. Mum is intact but for one diagonal cut. Bolt (and all bolt parts) numbered 671 likely to match assembly number. Includes original cleaning rod with open V-type ladder rear sights. Wood has original finish with a few of the expected handling marks, small strip of wood missing on left forend.  Not import-marked. PHOTO . . . $575.    C&R   SOLD

TURKISH Model 38 Mauser bolt-action infantry rifle # 34012 (8x57) rearsenaled by Ankara arsenal in 1938. Excellent condition, with full bluing remaining on all external meta (browning at bottom from carry). Bolt not matching (but is correct straight bolt). Bore is extremely bright and strong, completely functional. Includes brass cleaning-rod. Stock is Beech with a thin 3" long diagonal crack on left side by recoil-lug and some scuffs in finish. PHOTOS . . . $225.    C&R  

JAPANESE Type 99 Arisaka bolt-action short rifle Series 33, # 9415 (7.7x58) mfg. at Toyo Kogyo in Early 1944. Excellent condition with full original bluing, chrome-lined bore is strong and mirror-bright. Mum neatly ground, has cylindrical bolt-handle with rough welded safety, No serial number on bolt (or any bolt parts), includes original cleaning rod with lame repro leather sling. Stock finish in original and intact, with a few minor handling marks and compressions. Not import-marked. PHOTO . . . $325.    C&R  

POLISH Model K98 small-ring Mauser bolt-action short rifle # 59005 (8x57mm) mfg. by Radom in c.1920.  Very Good condition with a very sharp and bright bore. Top of receiver markings were scrubbed (as usual) but they did an excellent job and it is hard to believe a crest was ever there. Bluing is 80% or so, browning on small parts. No matching serial numbers. Walnut stock has a few handling-marks and dings, no cleaning rod. Not import marked. PHOTOS . . . $450.    C&R

ROMANIAN Model vz24 Mauser bolt-action short rifle # UR1445 (8x57mm) mfg. by CZ in 1938.  Excellent refurbished condition with a very sharp if not very bright bore. Romanian crest was scrubbed (as usual) but they did an excellent job and it is hard to believe a crest was ever there. Bluing is 90% or so, browning on small parts. Bore is a bit dark but rifling is strong and will likely "shoot clean". No number on bolt or buttstock. Walnut stock has a few minor handling-marks and compressions, no cleaning rod. Includes front sight protector and brown leather military sling. PHOTOS . . . $350.    C&R   SOLD

SOVIET Model 44 Mosin-Nagant bolt-action carbine # XG2938 (7.62x54R) mfg. by Izhevsk in 1944. Excellent-PLUS arsenal-refurbished condition with full bluing on all metal parts and a mirror-bright bore (has been counterbored at muzzle). All numbered parts stamped matching with prefixes, stock  has very few handling marks (cross-bolt at wrist). Includes cleaning rod. PHOTOS . . . $325.    C&R  

AUSTRIAN Model 1895 Mannlicher straight-pull bolt-action carbine # 2812V (8x50R) mfg. by Steyr in 1902.  An original carbine in its original 8x50R caliber in Very Good condition with 60% or better bluing and a rough dark bore. No matching numbers (bolt not numbered, barrel numbered 6354J, stock numbered 8943L. Not import marked, scarce in original caliber. PHOTO . . . $250.   C&R 

AUSTRIAN Model 1895 Mannlicher straight-pull bolt-action infantry steutzer carbine # 8418U (8x56R) mfg. by Steyr in 1917.  A rearsenaled shortened long rifle in Excellent condition with 98% or better bluing and a bolt that is stamped  to match. Bore is quite strong and bright. Streaked walnut stock is pretty with some minor handling marks and has been renumbered 8169 on right side to match rest of rifle, V-shaped arsenal repair on bottom adjacent to buttplate. PHOTO . . . $150.   C&R  

CHINESE Type 56 Siminov semiautomatic carbine # 1717736 (7.62x39) mfg. by Factory 906 in c.1963.  Near Excellent condition with 85% bluing on all metal parts, bore is excellent and extremely bright. All matching numbers, buttstock has few handling-marks and thin lengthwise crack on handguard, CAPT. W.C. PURSCH scratched on bottom left fide of forend. Includes cleaning-rod and cleaning-kit in butt numbered to this rifle. A bringback from Vietnam (captured by Capt. Pursch in 1965) with three official capture-papers as documentation. Scarce arsenal. PHOTOS . . . $1250.     C&R   

FINN Model 91/30 Mosin-Nagant bolt-action rifle # 85795 (7.62x54R) mfg. by Tula in 1934 on a hex receiver with [SA] Finn marking on left side of barrel-shank. Excellent condition with 90% or better bluing on all metal parts. Bolt body stamped 85795 to match barrel, bore is stronmg and very bright (has NOT been counterbored at muzzle). One-part Russian buttstock and handguard has a couple scuffs and scrapes. Includes bolt-type swivels. PHOTOS . . . $295.    C&R

FINN Model 38 Mannlicher-Carcano bolt-action short rifle # D9180 (7.35x53 Carcano) mfg. by Terni in 1939 with [SA] Finn marking on left side of barrel-shank. Near Excellent condition with 90% original bluing on upper metal, magazine shows more wear. Bore is quite bright with areas of crud in the grooves (would likely "shoot clean").and is quite strong. Stock has original finish with clear matching cartouches.  Not import-marked. PHOTOS . . . $325.    C&R  

JAPANESE Type 99 Arisaka bolt-action rifle series 6, # 79778 (7.7x58) mfg. by Nagoya Arsenal in late 1943. Very Good PLUS condition with some browning and "freckling" of metal, has a strong and bright chrome-lined bore. All-matching numbers with cylindrical bolt-handle, mum has been ground. Rear-sight is ladder type without aircraft-wings, includes original cleaning-rod. Wood has original finish with some dings and scars from actual battlefield use. Not import-marked. PHOTOS . . . . $325.    C&R   

JAPANESE Type 99 Arisaka bolt-action rifle series 25, # 50316 (7.7x58) mfg. by Kokura Arsenal in 1945. Very Good or so condition with thinning bluing (typical of "last ditch" Arisakas) with a strong and mostly bright bore. All-matching numbers with plum-type bolt-handle, mum has been ground. Last ditch type, with fixed rear-sight and wooden buttplate. Forend is separate piece held in place by barrel-bands, no provision for cleaning-rod. Wood has been sanded. Not import-marked. PHOTOS . . . . $275.    C&R   

PORTUGUESE Model 904/39 Mauser-Verguiero bolt-action short rifle # F8963 (8x57) mfg. by DWM in 1904. Very Good condition with all-matching numbers and bold royal crest above chamber. Original (browning) finish with a nice mirror-bright bore, some wear on exposed part of barrel. Includes cleaning-rod and leather sling with rectangular brass buckle and hinged muzzle-cap. Stock has some handling marks from us with a small noncritical diagonal crack on left side where they drilled a small gas-relief hole in receiver. Originally chambered in the obsolete 6.5x58 Verguiero cartridge, these rifles were rechambered to 8x57 in Germany just before WWII and have one of the smoothest actions of any military rifle. PHOTOS . . . $375.    C&R  SOLD

     GERMAN Model Gewehr 1871/84 Mauser bolt-action rifle # 3747 (11mm) mfg. by Spandfau in 1888 with 31 1/2" barrel.  An original Excellent-PLUS example, all-matching numbers, full strong bluing with receiver "in the white" and a perfect mirror-bright bore, only barrel-bands show any light wear.  Buttplate has no unit-marking. Buttstock has original finish with razor-sharp cartouches. Only a few dings or bumps in the wood and essentially AS ISSUED. PHOTOS . . . $1095    Antique, no FFL required   SOLD

     FRENCH Modéle 1907-15 Berthier bolt-action infantry rifle  # B57691 (8x50R Lebel), mfg. by Delaunay Belleville in 1917. Very Good condition, is N-marked on barrel and chamber. No matching numbers, bore is dark and rough but has strong rifling, metal has nearly full bluing. A few handling-marks on stock with a arsenal-repaired crack at wrist. Includes correct leather sling. Not import-marked.  PHOTOS . . . $325.    C&R   SOLD

     FRENCH Model 1936 MAS bolt-action rifle # H6347 (7.5x54mm) mfg. by St. Ettienne in March 1940. Near Excellent or better condition, most external oil-blacked finish remaining. Mirror-bright bore, all matching serial numbers EXCEPT for mismatched bolt.  Includes integral spike-bayonet. Barrel a bit shorter than usual, receiver has been incorrectly (and weakly) stamped with CR39 and circular cartouche on right side of stock has been altered to read MAS 36 - 1939 (also incorrectly). Some shenanigans going on with this otherwise correct prewar 1936 MAS rifle to try to make it something that it isn't. Not import marked. PHOTOS . . . $375.    C&R 

     ITALIAN Model 1891 Mannlicher-Carcano infantry rifle # OR-G150 (6.5x52) mfg. by Ordnance Roma in (1)917. Very Good condition, with some browning of external metal from age. Bore is somewhat dark with strong rifling. No matching serial numbers, arsenal-repair to right side of buttstock by rear barrel-band. Not import marked PHOTOS . . . $325.   C&R  

     SPANISH Model 1921 Destroyer bolt-action carbine # 46581 (9x23 Largo) mfg. by Ayra Duria in 1968 (Eibar date-code N1). Excellent condition with 90% bluing throughout. Has a sharp mirror-bore, stock is of pistol-grip type with some minor dings and compressions.  Includes one 7-round magazine (more available). PHOTOS . . . $375.    C&R

     U.S.A. Model of 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 . . . $695.    C&R  SOLD

     YUGOSLAVIAN Model 59 SKS semiautomatic ex-SNIPER rifle # C-40049 (7.62x39) mfg. by Kragujevac in 1965.  Very Good or so condition overall, with much bluing wear. Bore is surprisingly excellent and mirror-bright. All matching serial numbers. Scope-mount on left side of receiver has been removed, only mounting holes remain. Wood is a little beat-up with some loss on left side just forward of the mount. Has cleaning-rod and blade-bayonet attached, some light rust on buttplate. PHOTOS . . . $395.    C&R


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