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Military Rifles for sale

  items as of 16 January 2018, updated 16 January 2018  



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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 . . . $300.  REDUCED! $275.   C&R    SOLD

MEXICAN Model 24 Mauser bolt-action cavalry carbine # 953 (7x57) mfg. at Fabrique National in 1924. Good overall condition with faint (but clear) Mexican National crest atop chamber. Receiver is "in the white" and most bluing worn to gray metal. All matching numbers, bore is worn and very dark. Walnut stock and handguard has original thick finish with many handling marks from actual use, brass shield-shaped rack tag tacked to bottom. Missing cleaning rod,   PHOTOS . . . $525. REDUCED! $475.  C&R

SIAMESE Model 1903 Mauser bolt-action infantry rifle # 4490 (8x52R) mfg. by Koishikawa Arsenal. Excellent, with nearly full bluing, strong (if a bit dark) bore. Stock has original finish with some scrapes and digs from usage and handling. No cleaning-rod, sliding action-cover not present, no import-marks. PHOTO . . . $375.   REDUCED! $340.  C&R 

CANADIAN Model 1905 Mark I ROSS straight-pull bolt-action rifle (.303 British) mfg. by Ross in Quebec during 1905-1910. Excellent, military stock has been sporterized with a black forend fitted and handguard taken off.  A ramp front-sight has been added but at least they didn't apparently cut any metal. Has original complicated leaf-sight (stamped  CANADIAN TOOL AND SPECALTY, NEW GLASGOW, N.B. on the back) and utilizes the novel "Harris Controlled Platform Magazine". Not serial-numbered or import-marked.  PHOTOS . . . $450.  REDUCED! $395. C&R    

ITALIAN Model 1891 Mannlicher-Carcano Truppi-Speciale carbine # Z2158 (6.5x52) mfg. by Brescia in 1916. Very Good condition, with 70% original bluing remaining but no pitting. Strong if not bright bore, missing cleaning rod. Stock is matching barrel and has many dings and handling marks from actual service use (along with two areas in the bottom where sling swivels were added and removed) with original finish.  PHOTOS . . . $325.   REDUCED! $295.   C&R    

SPANISH Model 1893 Mauser bolt-action infantry rifle # J8124 (7x57) mfg. at Oviedo in c.1916 (unclear).  Very Good condition with much original bluing. Matching bolt, remaining numbered parts mismatched. Missing cleaning rod. Stock and handguard has some small handling marks. PHOTO . . . $375.  REDUCED! $350.   C&R  

SPANISH Model 1943 Mauser bolt-action short rifle # 2A-3571 (8x57) mfg. byLa Coruña in 1953. Excellent-PLUS condition with 98% original bluing, very bold  crest atop chamber. All-matching numbers, bore is mirror-bright and strong. Nicely figured walnut stock and handguard has original finish with a few minor handling marksPHOTOS . . . $500. REDUCED!  $450.  C&R 

VENEZUELAN Model 24/30 Mauser bolt-action carbine # 020162 (7x57) mfg. by Fabrique National in the mid-1930's. Excellent condition, with 95% or so bluing remaining, receiver is blued (as is proper for carbines) with very bold crest above chamber. Bore is very bright and shiny, bolt numbered 1975 (not matching as usual) missing cleaning-rod. Has milled magazine-follower and flat milled buttplate. Wood is walnut with very few handling-marks from contact with adjacent rifles.  A very attractive and handy 7mm carbine, considerably   rarer than the short rifle, not import-marked.  PHOTO . . . $725.  REDUCED!  $650.  C&R  

ARGENTINE BORDER GUARD Model 1909/47 Mauser bolt-action cavalry carbine # 014926 (7.65x53) mfg. by F.M.A.P. (Rosario) in 1953.  An Excellent-PLUS example, with 95% bluing on all metal that should be blued, receiver in the white. Very bold G. N. above 00.776 above chamber (Gendarmeria National) All-matching numbers with an excellent mirror-bright bore. Light local-wood stock has very few handling-marks (mostly small dings and scratches), serial numbers stamped on right side.  Quite scarce. one of just several hundred with these markings produced, by far the finest we have ever encountered. PHOTOS . . . $1200.  REDUCED!  $1050.   C&R 

ITALIAN Model 1870/87/16 Vetterli-Vitali bolt-action infantry rifle # KI5957 (6.5x52 Carcano) mfg. by Brescia in 1885. Excellent condition, with full bluing on external metal. Bore is mostly bright and the rifle appears to be functional. Buttstock has a subtle square arsenal repair on right side and the usual handlinmg marks from actual use. Quite attractive, not import-marked, not recommended for shooting. PHOTO . . . $375.     Antique, no FFL required

SWEDISH Model 96 Mauser bolt-action TARGET rifle # 885 (6.5x55), mfg. by Waffenfabrik Mauser in 1900.  Excellent condition with matching bolt, bolt-parts and buttplate, remainder not matching.  95% original finish, decent wood with adjustable target pistol-grip affixed with two existing screws. lovely beech replacement stock and handguard with very few handling-marks. Military rear sight leaf has been removed, has SODERIN  rear peep-sight adjustable for windage and elevation adjustable tunnel front-sight with circular insert. PHOTOS . . . $975.   C&R

PERUVIAN Model 1891 Mauser bolt-action short rifle # R0169 (7.65x54) mfg. by DWM in 1901 with a 24" barrel.  Very Good overall, with 80% weak bluing (turning brown with age) with a mostly-bright bore.  Features lange-vizer (rollercoaster) rear-sight, very faint Peruvian crest (REPUBLICA PERUANA) atop chamber, no parts are matching, has bent-down bolt. Decent stock and handguard has the expected handling-marks from over a Century of use, includes cleaning rod. Not import-marked, this is only the third Peruvian short rifle we have ever handled (all with R-prefix). PHOTOS . . . $450.  C&R 

  FINN Model 1891 Mosin-Nagant bolt-action rifle # 26718 (7.62x54R) barrel mfg. by VKT in 1942 on a hex receiver. Excellent-PLUS condition with 99% or better bluing on all metal parts. Bolt-knob stamped 6718 (matching), bore is strong and mirror-bright (has NOT been counterbored at muzzle). One-piece Russian buttstock has Finn Civil Guard # S43318 on right side (Pirkka Häme), some scuffs and scrapes from actual use with leather sling-swivels. PHOTOS . . . $475. C&R

  GERMAN Model Karabiner 98 bolt-action infantry carbine # 3155 (8x57mm) mfg. by Erfurtr in 1915.  Very Good condition, metal has mostly full bluing that is browning with age. No matching serial numbers, no overt Turkish markings with a very strong and somewhat bright bore. Missing cleaning rod, beech buttstock has been lightly sanded with few of the expected handling marks and dings, handguard has a very nasty (but repaired) lengthwise crack. PHOTOS . . . $475.   C&R 

  JAPANESE Type 38 Arisaka bolt-action carbine # 120116 (6.5x50) mfg. by Koishikawa Arsenal (Tokyo) in c.1924.  Excellent condition with better than 95% original bluing except for triggerguard and magazine floorplate (worn from carry), non-matching bolt and bolt-parts, mum ground (as usual), no cleaning rod.  Bore is strong and close to excellent, buttstock and handguard have original finish with very few handling-marks. Includes original leather sling (in very good condition).  Not import-marked.  PHOTO . . . $425.   C&R

  SOVIET Model 38 Mosin-Nagant bolt-action carbine # XM7136 (7.62x54R) mfg. by Izhevsk in 1943. Excellent-PLUS arsenal-refurbished condition with full bluing on all metal parts and a mirror-bright bore (has been counterbored). All numbered parts stamped matching. Stock has very few handling marks, very attractive. PHOTOS . . . $425.    C&R    SOLD

  TURKISH Model 38 Mauser bolt-action short rifle # 11189 (8x57) rearsenaled by Ankara arsenal in 1945. Excellent condition, with all bluing remaining on all external metal.. Rear sight serial numbered to matches, nothing else does. Bore is extremely bright and strong, completely functional. Includes cleaning-rod. Stock is beech with few of the expected handling marks. PHOTOS . . . $375.       C&R 

  YUGOSLAVIAN Model 24/47 Mauser bolt-action rifle # J3144 (8mm) mfg. by Zastava in 1949. Excellent condition, a large-ring intermediate-length Mauser with 98% or better original bluing on all metal components and a sharp mirror-bore. Clear Tito-era Yugoslavian crest above chamber. Stock and bolt is matching, remainder of metal parts mismatched. Stock is streaked walnut and has few handling marks. Includes cleaning-rod but no front sight-hood.  PHOTOS . . . $375.  C&R


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