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 rifles as of  11 September 2014  16 September 2014

  


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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 

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

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   SOLD

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

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 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

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

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  

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   

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 strong 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

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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 

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  

     FINN Model 91 Mosin-Nagant bolt-action rifle # 10424 (7.62x54R) barrel mfg. in 1940 by Tikka on a 1913 Izhevsk hex receiver with Austrian WWI capture markings. Near Excellent condition with 80% or better bluing. Bolt knob stamped 0424 (matching), top of receiver-flat stamped OEWG. Bore is mirror-bright with strong rifling, missing cleaning-rod. One-piece Russian stock has quite a few scuffs, dings and handling marks and a repaired area behind tang, with rectangular AV3 2280 cartouche on right side. PHOTOS . . . $325.   C&R   SOLD

     PERUVIAN Model 1909 Mauser bolt-action rifle # 18458 (7.65x53) mfg. by Mauser in c. 1914.  Excellent-PLUS, essentially UNISSUED condition, with 100% original bluing (receiver in the white as is proper for these). Bore is mirror-perfect, Peruvian crest is extremely bold and beautiful, and that roller-coaster rear sight works perfectly.  All matching numbers (including bolt), stock is nearly flawless (with large and bold MAUSER BANNER cartouche on right side). Includes cleaning-rod and correct sling and muzzle-cap. Includes non-matching (but correct for this rifle) 71/84-style bayonet (no scabbard) in VG condition (not pictured). Not import-marked, very rare to have matching bolt as they were stored separately.  Literally astonishing and unimprovable,  worthy of the finest collection.  PHOTOS . . . $2950.    C&R   SOLD

     SOVIET Model 91/30 Mosin-Nagant bolt-action rifle # SCHP542 (7.62x54R) mfg. by Tula in 1942. Excellent-PLUS arsenal-refurbished condition with full bluing on all metal parts and a mirror-bright bore (has NOT been counterbored at muzzle). All numbered parts stamped matching without prefixes, stock  has shellac finish with very few handling marks. Includes cleaning rod. PHOTOS . . . $175.    C&R 

     SWISS Model 1911 Schmidt-Rubin infantry rifle # 480767 (7.5x55mm) mfg. by Waffenfabrik Bern in 1919 (final year of manufacture). All-matching numbers including magazine. Near Excellent condition, with 90% bluing intact on all metal parts, small 25 under serial number indicates it was passed to private hands in 1925. Bore is mirror-bright and extremely strong. Straight-grained walnut stock and handguard has original finish with a few handling marks.  Not import-marked.  PHOTO . . . $450.    C&R  


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