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    ARGENTINE Model 1891 Mauser bolt-action cavalry carbine # A8472 (7.65x53) mfg. by Ludwig Loewe in 1892. Very Good PLUS condition, with 85% strong bluing. Strong national crest, all matching serial numbers except buttstock.  Bore is strong and mostly bright. Original walnut stock has many handling-marks and small 1/3" x 2 1/2" repair on left side. .  PHOTOS . . . $650.    Antique, no FFL required      SOLD

    ARGENTINE Model 1909 Mauser bolt-action rifle # P2023 (7.65x53) mfg. by DWM in 1912.  Excellent-PLUS condition, with 98+% bluing on all parts (receiver in the white as it should be).  Crest above chamber has been skillfully ground off, all-matching serial numbers (including cleaning rod and buttstock).  Bore is very strong and mirror-bright. Walnut stock and handguard has only a few minor handling marks. Not import-marked. PHOTOS . . . $925.*    C&R   

    BRITISH Enfield No.1 Mk.III bolt-action rifle # 598B (.303 British) mfg. by Ishapore Arsenal in 1918 and refurbished at Ishapore in 1930, missing its magazine cutoff.  Very Good or better condition, with full oil-blacked metal surfaces. Only rear sight matches receiver, bolt and nose-cap does not.  Bore is very strong and bright, has two auxiliary sling swivels. Stock has repair at heel and filled-in unit disk, rear handguard has the usual dovetailed repair.  PHOTOS  . . . $550.    C&R      SOLD

    BRITISH Model No.4 Mk.1 Enfield bolt-action rifle # 0C04771 (.303 British) mfg. by Savage-Stevens in 1942 (undated).  Excellent-PLUS condition, with 99% of the Parkerized metal remaining. 2-groove bore is mirror-bright and very strong, All serial numbers matching. Bolt-head is stamped with 3, all parts marked with square-S (for Savage).  A very early zero-prefix issue, the bolt raceway not yet altered for alternate bolt removal (thus not a Mk.1*).  Rear sight is the stamped Mk.II ladder type. Wood is nearly flawless, and this is by far the finest specimen of this type we have ever encountered.    PHOTOS . . . $1250.      C&R      SOLD

    BRITISH Model No.4 Mk.2 Lee-Enfield bolt-action rifle # A15161 (.303 British) mfg. by Fazakerly in 1955.   Excellent-PLUS condition (literally UNISSUED), with 100% original Suncorite painted finish, all matching numbered parts (bolt, forend, magazine and bolt handle) stamped A15161 (matching).   Has a gorgeous mirror 4-groove bore with 1-marked bolt-head, rear sight is of the milled ladder type.  SHORT beech stock and handguards looks pristine with no handling marks.  PHOTOS . . . $1250      C&R       SOLD

    CHINESE Type 53 Mosin Nagant bolt-action carbine # A31541 (7.62x54R) mfg. by Factory 296 in Novembet 1953. Very Good or so condition, with mottled bluing and a decent mostly bright bore.  Top of bolt body and magazine floorplate stamped 1541 (matching), buttplate mismatched. Stock and handguard has numerous handling marks but is sound with no cracks. Missing cleaning rod.  Quite an early (first year) example),   PHOTOS . . . . $450.    C&R      SOLD

    FINN Model 1891 Mosin-Nagant bolt-action rifle # 42732 (7.62x54R) mfg. by New England Westinghouse in 1915 with curved logo and  [SA] Finn property-mark on left side of barrel-shank. Near Excellent condition with nearly full bluing. Bore is mostly bright and has pronounced rifling, has been counterbored at muzzle. Bolt body stamped 42732 (matching), remaining numbered parts scrubbed or not matching (as usual). Includes cleaning-rod.  Two-piece Finn buttstock has only a few handling marks. Includes bolt-type sling swivels.   PHOTOS . . . $700.*      C&R       

    FINN Model 1891 Mosin-Nagant bolt-action rifle # 849956 (7.62x54R) mfg. by New England Westinghouse in 1915 with straight logo and [SA] Finn property-mark on left side of barrel-shank. Very Good or so condition with much bluing wear. Bore is mostly bright and has pronounced rifling, has NOT been counterbored at muzzle. Bolt body stamped 849956 (matching), remaining numbered parts scrubbed (as usual). Includes cleaning-rod and metal sling swivels.  One-piece stock has many handling marks but is sound.   PHOTOS . . . $500.*      C&R        SOLD

    FINN Model 91 Mosin Nagant bolt-action rifle # 34618 (7.62x54R) barrel mfg. by Tikka in 1942 on an 1897 dated Tula receiver. WWI Austrian capture-marking OEWG on top flat of receiver. Excellent-PLUS condition, with 99% or better bluing and a mirror bright and strong bore. Bolt body stamped 34618 (matching), buttplate and magazine floorplate not matching or scrubbed. Finn two-piece stock has some very minor dings from transportation and storage, but no actual wear.  Includes cleaning rod and metal sling swivels. PHOTOS . . . $875.*    Antique, no FFL required     

    FINN Model 28/30 Mosin-Nagant bolt-action rifle # 44372 (7.62x54R), mfg. by SAKO in 1936 on a post-1898 receiver with SK.Y civil-guard marking.  Very Good condition with even wear on external metal but and excellent very bright bore.  Bolt knob numbered 4372 (matching), struck-through number S104644 on right side of barrel-shank (Etelä-Pohjanmaa itäinen, the Civil Guard district of South Ostrobothnia in Western Finland). Stock has some handling marks from transportation and storage, but no cracks or other problems.  PHOTOS . . . $850.      C&R       SOLD

    FRENCH Model 1936 MAS bolt-action rifle # L62147 (7.5x54mm) mfg. by St. Ettienne in October 1945 and refurbished to as-new condition with postwar features.  Excellent-PLUS condition  with bolt (the only numbered part) matching receiver. 100% external Parkerized finish, mirror-bright bore.  Includes integral spike-bayonet and new condition tan leather sling. Recycled buttstock has faded faint number on left side not matching this rifle. PHOTOS . . . $750.    C&R       SOLD

    GERMAN Model Gew. 88 bolt-action Commission rifle # 3481n  (8x57i) mfg. by Spandau Arsenal in 1893. Very Good condition, with 60% thinning and browning bluing. No matching serial numbers, Bore is dark but has pronounced rifling. (barrel stamped with S).  Barrel shroud is present. Buttstock has faint cartouches and is sound with no cracks. Not import-marked, no evidence of Turkish use.. PHOTO . . . $450.*    Antique, no FFL needed    

    GERMAN Model Kar. 88 bolt-action Commission cavalry carbine # 3296d  (8x57i) mfg. by C.G. Haenel in 1891. Very Good condition, with 80% thinning and browning bluing (receiver was in the white, as is proper). All matching serial numbers, unit marks 8.T.P.4.31. on left side of nose-cap, same crossed-through unit marks on right side of barrel band. Bolt has spoon-type handle. Excellent mostly bright bore (stamped with S).  Buttstock has deeply-stamped cartouches and is quite attractive (has never been refinished). Not import-marked. PHOTO . . . $1350.    Antique, no FFL needed       SOLD

    GERMAN  Model 98k Mauser bolt-action rifle # 2595e (8x57) mfg. by Berlin-Lübecker Maschinenfabrik (code 237) in 1939.  Very Good condition, with most original bluing becoming distressed from age (but not pitted or otherwise degraded). Body of rifle (including barrel-bands, triggerguard & magazine floorplate, action-bolts, bolt-release) numbered 2595 (matching receiver & barrel), bolt and stock not matching. All Nazi markings have been defaced (likely indicating Romanian capture).  Bore is very good, mostly bright with very prominent rifling. Has solid wood stock with no visible markings. Missing cleaning rod.  PHOTO . . . $950.   C&R      SOLD

    GERMAN Model 98k Mauser bolt-action rifle # 1324f (8x57mm) mfg. by Gustloff Werke (code bcd 41) in 1941.  A Russian reworked rifle in Excellent condition, with full rebluing.  Nazi eagles with swastikas intact on barrel and receiver. Has stamped front band, else all-milled parts electro-penciled 1324 to match receiver. The bore is somewhat bright and strong. Laminated buttstock has 1324 stamped on left side. Includes reproduction cleaning rod.  Very attractive.  PHOTO . . . $1150.   C&R     SOLD

    PORTUGUESE Model 937B bolt-action rifle # F1963 (8mm) mfg. by Mauser in 1941 with bold Nazi eagle/swastika markings and Portuguese crest above chamber. A 100% matching 98k rifle including the stock and matching bayonet in Very Good condition with 70% bluing (triggerguard and magazine floorplate browned from carry) and signs of even external wear. Bore is mirror-bright, swastikas on left side of receiver and barrel-shank very bold. Includes cleaning-rod and front sight-hood. as well as matching numbered bayonet (with mismatched scabbard).  Stock has Eagle-H and other military cartouches on right side. Includes leather 98k sling with buckle. Many rifles in this contract never made it to Portugal, but were pressed into service with the Wehrmacht and Luftwaffe during WWII and are sometimes found as "bringbacks" or Russian (and even Norwegian) captures.   PHOTOS . . . $1950.     C&R     SOLD

    SOUTH AFRICAN REPUBLIC (Z.A.R.)  Model 1893 Mauser bolt-action rifle # C3215 (7x57) mfg. by D.W.M. in early 1899. Excellent condition, with 90% original bluing and all-matching serial numbers (including cleaning-rod, stock and magazine floorplate) with matching bent bolt. Mostly bright and strong bore. This rifle also has a very bold Chilean crest above chamber and has early rear-sight with one adjustment spring. Wood has never been sanded and has its original finish with a few dings and scratches. Very rare, one of only 4,000 manufactured and quite historic. Very attractive.  PHOTO . . . $1250.*     C&R         SOLD

    SOVIET Model SKS-45 Simonov semiautomatic rifle # IM4429 (7.62x39) mfg. by Tula  in 1952.   Excellent-PLUS example with 100% blue, bore is chromed and mirror-bright. No indication this has been refurbished at all.  Shellacked laminated buttstock has original serial number on left side and in as-new condition. Wood has a gorgeous appearance, includes cleaning-kit in butt-trap and tan sling. PHOTOS . . . $1250.   C&R     SOLD

    SPANISH Model 1895 Mauser bolt-action saddle-ring carbine # 1666  (7x57mm) made by Oviedo in 1897.  Very Good or better condition, with 90% or better original but thinning blued finish. All matching serial numbers on all numbered parts, nose cap numbered 67 in different font.   Bore is somewhat bright crusty but rifling is strong. Walnut stock has some dings and other marks to be expected of a 126+ year-old military rifle that possily saw service in the Spanish American War.  Not import marked, very scarce and popular.   PHOTOS . . . $950.       Antique, no FFL required      SOLD

    SWEDISH Model 96 Mauser bolt-action rifle # 542 (6.5x55), mfg. by Carl Gustaf in 1898 with straight bolt and unthreaded muzzle.  Very Good condition, with 60% bluing on all major parts. Has strong markings and a bright and strong bore (bore disk indicating 6.50/3).  All-matching serial numbers on visible parts, cleaning rod not numbered.  Walnut stock & handguard has dings and other handling-marks from service use but is sound. Includes front sight hood.  PHOTOS . . . $925.*   Antique, no FFL required       SOLD

    SWEDISH Model 96B Mauser bolt-action rifle # 321385 (6.5x55), mfg. by Carl Gustaf in 1913 with straight bolt and threaded muzzle (with metal cap).  Excellent condition, with 98+% bluing on all major parts. Has strong markings and a bright and strong bore (bore disk indicating 6.50/0).  All-matching serial numbers on visible parts, cleaning rod unnumbered. Beech stock & handguard has dings and other handling-marks from service use but is sound.  PHOTOS . . . $875.*    C&R      SOLD

    U.S.A. Model 1903 Springfield bolt-action rifle # 376143 (.30-06) mfg. by Springfield Armory in 1909 (low-umber) with replacement RIA 5-18 barrel.  Excellent or better condition with full bluing. Bore is mostly bright and strong (TE = 2.5, MW = 2.0).  Stock is grooved M1903 type and shows a few dings from actual service use. has clear and bold MWH / 1918 boxed cartouche on left side (W.M. Halferty was inspector at Rock Island Arsenal 1917-1918)    Not import-marked. PHOTOS . . . $950.    C&R      SOLD

    U.S.A. Model of 1917 bolt-action infantry rifle # 892529 (.30-06) mfg. by Eddydtone in 1918 with an  W 7-18 dated barrel.  Excellent condition with 95% Parkerized finish on metal and a very strong and extremely bright bore (TE = 4.0, MW = 2.5).  Stock has some of the expected handling marks, but is quite nice.   PHOTOS . . . $1250.    C&R     

    U.S.A. Model M1 Garand semiautomatic rifle # 918662 (.30-06) mfg. by Springfield Armory in October, 1942.  A "Expert Grade" CMP rifle in Excellent-PLUS condition with full light gray Parkerized finish remaining on all metal, Criterion commercial barrel (dated 04/21) has a mirror-bright as-new bore (TE = 0.0, MW = 0.0). Boyd's walnut stock has CMP cartouche on left side and is in as-new condition.  Not import-marked, with CMP certificate of authenticity,.  PHOTOS . . . $1600.      C&R         SOLD

    YUGOSLAVIAN Model 1959/66 A1 SKS semiautomatic rifle # D-69198 (7.62x39) mfg. by Zastava in 1967. Excellent-PLUS condition, with 95% bluing, perfect bore and all-matching inscribed serial numbers on most metal, stock and triggerguard marked 85445.  Includes integral bayonet, non-ported grenade-launcher and night-sights. Wood is ash and is excellent with only a few perfect superficial scratches in finish, includes cleaning-rod and cleaning kit in buttrap.  PHOTOS . . . $750.    C&R      SOLD

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