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Military Rifles for sale

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BELGIAN Model 1889 Mauser bolt-action carbine # H9964 (7.65x54) mfg. by Belgian Arms Factory in 1889.  Near Excellent overall condition, with 90% original bluing. All-matching numbers including bolt (which very rarely matches), and barrel, magazine floorplate and buttplate are stamped MATCHING as well. Bore is strong and mostly bright. Wood is quite nice figured walnut with only a few scuffs and handling-marks after having been lightly sanded in the distant past (serial number on wood, while faint, is definitely H9964). Quite scarce this nice, as most were chewed up during the Great War.  PHOTOS . . . $1250.  Sale! $9z75  Antique, no FFL required  

GERMAN Model Gewehr 1871/84 Mauser bolt-action sporterized rifle # 1163 (11mm) mfg. by Spandfau in 1886 with 31 1/2" barrel.  An Excellent-PLUS example with all-matching serial numbers, full strong bluing with blued receiver and a perfect mirror-bright bore. Bolt has been bent down and very deep checkering has been applied to the grip and the forend. Buttplate has G.S.E. / 1.111 unit-marking.  Includes leather U. S. military sling. PHOTOS . . . $850.  Sale! $725   Antique, no FFL required   SOLD

RUSSIAN Model 1870 Berdan II bolt-action single-shot rifle # 61436 (10.6x57.5R) mfg. by Sestroryetsk Arsenal in 1874.   Very Good condition, with 60% thinning blue (some turning to plum) and very strong markings with Czarist eagle atop barrel-shank.  Bolt mismatched as usual for these (# 57654), includes cleaning-rod.  Dark and rough bore (these are usually sewer-pipes), muzzle has ding on front.  This rifle was fired with the action bolts either loose or missing, resulting in the action riding backwards badly cracking the buttstock and shearing off the trigger in the process (which is present).  Stock has very bold cartouches on each side, and besides the crack it has a few scuff, scrapes and dings from actual use.  PHOTOS . . . $600 Sale! $525   Antique, no FFL required   

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

FINN Model 91/30 Mosin-Nagant bolt-action rifle # ZHI727 (7.62x54R) mfg. by Izhevsk in 1942 with [SA] Finn property marking in barrel.  Very Good to Excellent or better condition, with mostly full bluing on all metal parts. Bolt-body numbered 727 (matching). Has a mostly bright bore (NOT counterbored at muzzle). One-piece Soviet stock has some very light handling marks, includes cleaning rod and tan substitute-standard web sling.. PHOTOS . . . $325.    C&R  SOLD

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  

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 

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 38 Arisaka bolt-action rifle # 1624515 (6.5x50) mfg. at Koishikawa Arsenal  in c.1920. Very Good condition with much original bluing with some light verdigris adhering in places, mixed serial (or assembly) numbers, intact mum. Strong bright bore, includes correct cleaning rod, and original Japanese leather sling that is still extremely supple. Stock and handguard has original finish with many of the expected handling marks.  Not import marked. PHOTO . . . $525.    C&R   

RUSSIAN Model 1891 Mosin-Nagant bolt-action infantry rifle # 160179  (7.62x54R) mfg. by Tula in 1917 (date very faint) with Peter The Great marking. Near Excellent condition, a Balkan rework (Serbian marked) with mostly full bluing on all metal parts and a rough mostly dark bore with strong rifling and counterbored muzzle. Buttplate matching, remainder mismatched, stock has some digs with a pinecone cartouche on right side but is otherwise sound. Includes cleaning rod.  PHOTOS . . . $275.    C&R   

BRITISH Martini-Enfield Mark I short-lever single-shot carbine # 3769 (.303 British), a Khyber Pass copy dated 1913, but with crowned letters of Queen Victoria (who died in 1901).  Excellent condition, with full bluing. Stock has some scuffs and an arsenal repair at tang. Bore is Very Good with strong rifling, rear sight graduations consist of nonsense characters.  PHOTOS . . . $525.     C&R   SOLD

   CHINESE Type 56 Siminov semiautomatic carbine # 11294549 (7.62x39) mfg. by Factory 26 in 1967.  Very Good condition with 80% bluing on all metal parts, bore is excellent and extremely bright. All matching numbers, buttstock has some handling marks from actual use. Not import-marked, this rifle was captured in Vietnam in 1970, but paperwork has been misplaced, guaranteed functional.  PHOTOS . . . $750.     C&R    SOLD

   GERMAN Model Gewehr 1871 bolt-action single-shot Mauser infantry rifle # 2226L (11mm) mfg. by Erfurt in 1876. Very Good condition, receiver "in the white" (as is proper, though a bit subdued it has not been polished bright recently).  All matching serial numbers, with a very strong and mirror-bright bore, bolt is missing its extractor, but rifle will function without it. Lovely buttstock has original finish with a nice tiger-stripe figure and very deep and clear cartouches, however it has a repaired duffle-cut on the forend (possibly a G.I. bringback from one of the World Wars). The triggerguard is made of brass, and it includes correct cleaning rod. Not import-marked.  PHOTOS . . . $850.  Antique, no FFL required  

   GERMAN Model 98 Mauser pre-war bolt-action sporting rifle # 3022 (8x57mm) with double set-triggers. Very Good to Excellent condition with full original bluing and a mirror-bright bore.  Has "eagle/N" proofs, bolt numbered 22 (matching), attractive light engraving on receiver and magazine floorplate. Thin profile barrel has narrow swivel attached, rear sight has folding blade for 100 & 200 meters distance. Lovely walnut Monte Carlo stock has a slim profile and rifle is very light in weight. The set trigger on this rifle is simply AMAZING, and describing it as a "hair-trigger" simply does not do it justice.  Not import-marked.  PHOTOS . . . $850.     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  

   CHILEAN Model 1895 Mauser bolt-action rifle # K4756 (7x57) mfg. by DWM in 1898.  Excellent-PLUS condition, with 98% or better deep bluing.  All matching serial numbers except for cleaning rod. Has very strong Chilean crest above chamber, with a mirror-bright bore. Nice walnut stock (with 1898-dated Chilean cartouche) has original finish with a few scuffs from adjacent rifles. Not import-marked. PHOTOS . . . $750.    Antique, no FFL    required    SOLD


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