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ARGENTINE Model 1879 EN Rolling-Block single-shot full-length infantry rifle (11x58mm, aka .43 Spanish), mfg. by Remington Arms in c.1880.  Very Good condition, with most external metal browned from oxidation. Bore is extremely strong and quite bright. Sound wood stock shows actual use (with initials L.D. carved in right side) with some of the expected dings, scratches & handling-marks. Completely functional, includes cleaning-rod. PHOTO . . . $475.   Antique, no FFL required    SOLD

ARGENTINE Model 1891 Mauser bolt-action engineer's carbine # A2267 (7.65x54) mfg. by Loewe in 1893. Very Good condition, with 70% fading bluing and a strong national crest above chamber. All matching serial numbers except for stock, bore is mostly bright with very strong rifling. Stock has large arsenal repair at toe and retains its original 124 year-old leather sling. Not import-marked. PHOTOS . . . $525.     Antique, no FFL required    SOLD

ARGENTINE Model 1909 Mauser bolt-action cavalry carbine # C0533 (7.65x54) mfg. by DWM in 1912.  Near Excellent  condition, with nearly full bluing on most parts, receiver in the white (as is proper). Argentine crest above chamber clear. Mismatched bolt, walnut stock has many handling-marks.  PHOTOS . . . $375.    C&R    SOLD

AUSTRIAN Model 1895 Mannlicher straight-pull bolt-action stuetzer carbine # 9043G (8x56R) mfg. by Steyr (barrel dated 1917). Near Excellent condition, arsenal refinished with full bluing. Bore is excellent and very bright, wood has very few handling marks. PHOTOS . . . $275.     C&R    SOLD

BRAZIL Model 1908 Mauser bolt-action infantry rifle # 4080Oo (7x57) mfg. by DWM, Oberndorf in c.1914.   Very Good, with around 80% bluing (including receiver). Bolt not matching. Bore is excellent and mostly bright, Brazilian crest is bold and attractive.  Includes cleaning-rod missing.  Walnut stock has many scratches and handling marks from actual service use, chip on heel near buttplate. PHOTOS . . . $375.   C&R  

BRITISH Model No.4 Mk.1 Lee-Enfield bolt-action rifle # CC22684A (.303 British) mfg. by Fazakerly in 1942, and fresh from a Factory Thorough Repair (FTR) at  Fazakerly in May, 1943,  Excellent-PLUS condition, essentially UNISSUED since refurbishment with 100% metal finish and all-matching parts. 4-groove bore os near professionally fitted with a new 2-10 x 44 power SIMMONS Whitetail Classic scope (professionally sighted in), can easily be brought back to stock configuration be reinstalling the included rear sight. Has 2-marked bolt-head, rear sight (in attached bag) is of the milled ladder type.  Includes original spike bayonet and plastic scope covers. Exceptionally attractive, and supremely accurate, Enfields of this quality have become very scarce.  PHOTOS . . . $625.     C&R     SOLD

CANADIAN Model 1905 Mark I  ROSS straight-pull bolt-action rifle (.303 British) mfg. in Quebec in 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.     C&R    

CHILEAN Model 1895 Mauser bolt-action saddle-ring carbine # A6491 (7x57) mfg. by Loewe in 1895 with bent bolt.  Good to Very Good functional condition, with little remaining bluing on metal parts (but no pitting). Chilean crest above chamber is a bit weak but clear. No matching numbers, bore is strong and mirror bright. Sound walnut stock has lightly sanded finish with very few handling marks, includes cleaning rod.. Not import-marked, very cute.   PHOTOS . . . $450.    Antique, no FFL required    SOLD

CHILEAN Model 1895 Mauser bolt-action saddle-ring carbine # C3027 (7x57) mfg. by Loewe in 1895 with bent bolt.  Good functional condition, with basically no remaining bluing on metal parts (but no pitting). Chilean crest above chamber is extremely weak but clear. Matching bolt, magazine floorplate not matching, bore is strong and mostly bright. Sound walnut stock has original finish with some of the expected (after 122 years) handling marks, no cleaning rod.. Not import-marked.   PHOTOS . . . $450.    Antique, no FFL required 

CHILEAN Model 1912 Mauser bolt-action long rifle # D7266 (7x57) mfg. by Steyr in 1912.  Excellent condition with 95% bluing (receiver in the white, barrel-bands show wear), all-matching serial numbers. Strong and mostly very bore, slightly weak Chilean crest above chamber. Tigerstriped walnut stock has glossy finish (with clear cartouche) with many small dings and scratches. PHOTOS . . . $525.    C&R 

CHINESE Model 1935 Mauser bolt-action infantry rifle # 4M939 (8x57) mfg. by Hangyang Arsenal in 1939. A copy of the Gewehr 88 rifle in Very Good condition, with 60% or so browned and fading bluing. No matching serial numbers, has Swastika and Chinese numbers 28 & 2 above chamber. Bore is dark with lots of crud in the grooves but has strong rifling, stock is very dry with cracks at tang and a large oval cartouche on left right side. Includes cleaning rod. Not import marked, functional. PHOTOS . . . $325.     C&R   

COLOMBIAN Model 47 bolt-action rifle # 3548-58 (.30-06),  mfg. by Madsen in 1958.   Excellent-PLUS condition, with 98% original black-painted finish, bore is mirror-perfect.  Stock has a few small dings and very little apparent wear. This was the last military bolt-action designed for general use (complete with very effective muzzle-break and recoil-pad), not import-marked. PHOTOS . . . $950.      C&R     SOLD

EGYPTIAN "Rasheed" semiautomatic carbine # 6129 (7.62x39), mfg. at Maadi  in 1968. Near Excellent condition, with 80% or better external bluing and a mirror chrome-line bore. Beech stock has original finish with a few of the expected handling-marks with 10-round magazine and web sling. PHOTOS . . . $875.    C&R   SOLD

FINN Model 39 Mosin-Nagant bolt-action rifle # 240281 (7.62x54R), the barrel mfg. by SAKO in 1943, the receiver made by Sestroryetsk in 1897. Very Good condition with 60% fading original bluing, mirror-perfect bore and matching bolt. The two-piece wartime stock has quite a few bumps and bruises but looks pretty good with SAKO wheel cartouche on right side. PHOTOS . . . $475.     Antique, no FFL required    SOLD

FINN Model 39 Mosin-Nagant bolt-action rifle # 43898 (7.62x54R) mfg. by VKT in 1941 on a 1910-dated Izhevsk receiver.  Good condition with very little bluing remaining, bore is strong and quite bright. Matching bolt-knob, includes cleaning-rod, transitional 3-piece stock (pointed finger-joints) has the usual handling marks from service use. PHOTOS . . . $375.    C&R    SOLD

FINN Model 39 Mosin-Nagant bolt-action rifle # 73703 (7.62x54R) mfg. by VKT in 1944 on a scrubbed receiver.  Good condition with very little bluing remaining, bore is strong and quite bright. Matching bolt-knob, includes cleaning-rod, postwar stock (squared finger-joints) is quite nice, but has a diagonal crack on right side. PHOTOS . . . $375.    C&R  

FINN Model 39 Mosin-Nagant bolt-action rifle # 46569 (7.62x54R) barrel mfg. by Tikka in 1943.  Excellent-PLUS condition with full bluing. Bore is mirror-bright and looks new (NOT counterbored at muzzle). Matching bolt-knob (6569), numbers on magazine floorplate and buttplate not matching or scrubbed (as usual). Includes cleaning-rod. Two-piece transitional stock (pointed finger-joints) has virtually ZERO handling-marks and looks new with VERY attractive grain.  Quite scarce with Tikka barrel. PHOTOS . . . $800.    C&R   SOLD

FRENCH Model 1866 Chassepot bolt-action needlefire rifle # R7110 (11mm linen cartridge) mfg. by Tulle in 1867.  Very Good condition, has been through arsenal refurb long (about 140 years) ago and has Belgian proofs on barrel.   No matching serial numbers, bore is very bright with strong rifling. Bolt retains its needlefire design (has not been converted to metallic cartridge) and is fully functional. Walnut stock was refinished during that refurb long ago.  PHOTOS . . . $575.    Antique, no FFL required     SOLD

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 with original finish.  PHOTOS . . . $325.     C&R    

ITALIAN Model 1891 Mannlicher-Carcano Truppi-Speciale carbine # AZ9666 (6.5x52) mfg. by Brescia in 1918. Excellent condition, with 95% original bluing remaining. Strong if not bright bore, includes cleaning rod. Stock is matching barrel and has been professionally refinished sometime in the past. PHOTOS . . . $375.     C&R    

ITALIAN Model 38 Mannlicher-Carcano bolt-action Cavalry carbine with attached folding-bayonet # XV8237 (6.5x50) mfg. by F.N.A. Brescia in c.1942. Excellent condition with 95+% full bluing and an excellent, mirror-bright bore.  Stock and handguard has been professionally refinished and has a glossy appearance.  PHOTOS . . . $325.      C&R  

ITALIAN Model 38 Mannlicher-Carcano bolt-action Cavalry carbine with folding spike bayonet # T0150 (6.5x52) mfg. in 1943/4  (undated). Excellent-PLUS condition, great bluing with fixed folding bayonet. Bore is strong and mirror-bright.  Matching numbered stock has original finish. Not import-marked, functional.  PHOTOS . . . $425.   C&R     SOLD

JAPANESE Type 38 Arisaka bolt-action rifle # 1763338 (6.5x50) mfg. at Koishikawa Arsenal  in c.1924. Very Good condition with much original bluing with some light verdigris adhering in places, mixed serial (or assembly) numbers, intact mum. Strong bright bore, missing cleaning rod. Stock and handguard has original finish with many of the expected handling marks.  Not import marked. PHOTO . . . $475.    C&R     SOLD

JAPANESE Type 44 Arisaka bolt-action carbine # 58370 (6.5x50) mfg. at Koishikawa in c.1911. Near Excellent condition with 95% or better original finish remaining. Bolt not matching (984), mum has been ground (as usual).  Very strong and surprisingly bright bore. Stock looks to have had BLO or som,ething applied but has never bee sanded (with many handling marks, especially on the left side).  Functional and complete with attached spike-bayonet. No import-marks, extremely attractive.. PHOTO . . . $750.     C&R  

JAPANESE Type 99 Arisaka bolt-action rifle Series 25 # 22165 (7.7x58) mfg. at Kokura in January-Fall 1945. Very Good condition with faded original bluing, plum-handled bolt not matching, mum ground (as usual). This type has fixed peep rear sight and inverted V front sight without guards, no provision for cleaning rod, wooden buttplate. Bore is not chrome-lined but is very bright. Tigerstriped stock was lightly sanded long ago. Not import-marked, very attractive. PHOTO . . . $325.    C&R

PERSIAN Model 98/29 rifle # C02139 (8x57) mfg. by Brno in 1939. Excellent condition, with all-matching numbers. Internally perfect with a mirror-perfect bore, wood is walnut with some contact-marks and abrasions from palletizing and a couple small inventory-stamps.  PHOTOS  . . . $675.   C&R     SOLD

POLISH Model K98 Mauser bolt-action short rifle # 6229E (8x57), undated, a small-ring Mauser short rifle mfg. by Warsaw between the wars with bent-bolt, arsenal-refurbished by the Spain during their civil war in the mid-1930's.  Excellent condition, with 96% blued finish on all parts, vivid fire-bluing on trigger, bolt-release, magazine floorplate and action bolts.  bore is dark with strong rifling. Has matching bolt, includes cleaning-rod. Stock has very bold Spanish Civil War cartouche (MP over 8 inside of flaming bomb) on right side. Not import marked, and quite attractive. PHOTOS . . . $725.     C&R    SOLD

PORTUGUESE Model 904/39 Mauser-Verguiero bolt-action short rifle # H4481 (8x57) mfg. by DWM in 1904. Very Good condition with all-matching numbers (small bolt parts mismatched) and bold royal crest above chamber. Original blued finish (browning on triggerguard and magazine-floorplate) with a nice mirror-bright bore, includes cleaning-rod. Stock has a few handling marked but is sound. 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 . . . $450.     C&R 

SOVIET Model 91/30 PU SNIPER Mosin-Nagant bolt-action rifle # GK1671 (7.62x54R), barrel  mfg. by Izhevsk in 1943.  Excellent-PLUS rearsenaled condition with full bluing on all metal parts and a mirror-bright bore (NOT counterbored at muzzle). All-matching numbers,. 1943-dated PU scope numbered 4318653, same # electropenciled on side of scope mount. Stock has a real nice shellac finish. Includes sling and leather lens-caps.  Definitely NOT a reproduction, has very tiny import-marks on right side of barrel near muzzle. PHOTOS . . . $1225.    C&R   SOLD

SPANISH Model 1893 Mauser bolt-action short rifle # F4845 (8x57) mfg. by La Corua in 1917.  Near Excellent or better condition (all external blue intact, wear only at triggerguard and magazine-floorplate from carry) with all serial numbered parts matching.  Bore is mostly bright and very strong, missing cleaning rod. Stock and handguard appears to have original finish.  PHOTOS . . . $475.     C&R   

SPANISH Model 1916 Mauser bolt-action short-rifle # Z159 (7mm), mfg. by Oviedo in c.1931 with bent-bolt. Near Excellent or better condition, with metal surfaces thickly painted with black enamel. Mismatched bolt, has a mirror-bright very strong bore. Tigerstriped walnut stock has been lightly sanded long ago. Includes cleaning rod and is complete and functional. Not import marked. PHOTOS . . . $350.     C&R   SOLD

SPANISH Model 1916 Mauser bolt-action short rifle # 3Z3498 (7.62x51 NATO), mfg. by Oviedo in c.1935.  Excellent condition, with 95% strong bluing on all parts. Has very strong markings and a mirror-bright and very strong bore. Bolt not matching, strong Civil Guard crest above chamber. Very attractive walnut stock and handguard has very few handling marks. These were rechambered by Spain from 7mm in the 1950's.  PHOTOS . . . $275.     C&R    SOLD

SPANISH Model 1943 Mauser bolt-action short rifle # EA12605 (8x57) mfg. by La Corua. Excellent condition, weak AIR FORCE crest atop chamber. All-matching numbers, no cleaning rod. Bore is mostly bright and strong. Walnut stock and handguard has original finish with some of the expected handling marks. Includes worn leather sling. Not import-marked. PHOTOS . . . $325.    C&R   SOLD

SWEDISH Model 96 Mauser bolt-action rifle # 39550 (6.5x55), mfg. by Mauser Oberndorf in 1900. Very Good condition, with 70% or better bluing, all matching serial numbers, bore is excellent and mirror bright (6.51/2 bore disk).  Stock has original finish with only a few dings and dents.  PHOTOS . . . $425.     C&R    SOLD

SWEDISH Model 38B Mauser bolt-action short-rifle # 35656 (6.5x55), mfg. by Mauser Oberndorf in 1900 with bent-bolt and threaded muzzle. Very Good condition, matching bolt and all bolt parts, no other parts matching. Bore is excellent and mirror bright (6.49/1 bore disk).  Stock has original finish with only a few dings and dents.  PHOTOS . . . $525.     C&R 

TURKISH Model 38 Mauser bolt-action infantry rifle # 64252 (8x57) rearsenaled by Kirkkale arsenal in 1941. Excellent condition, with 95% thinning bluing remaining on all external metal. No matching serial numbers (as usual), bore is extremely bright and strong, includes cleaning-rod. Stock is beech with virtually none of the usual nicks, gouges and other handling marks, numbers stenciled on both sides. PHOTOS . . . $325.    C&R  

U.S.A. Model M1 Garand semiautomatic rifle # 2432283 (.30-06) mfg. by Springfield in May, 1944 with SA 3-53 replacement barrel.  Very Good condition with 90% light gray/green Parkerized finish remaining on all metal, bore is mirror-bright and still serviceable (TE = 3.5, MW = 2.75) and has mostly SA-marked parts (WRA bolt) with modified HRA op-rod. Birch stock is nice but dry, with two very small  arsenal repairs to forend. Not import marked.   PHOTOS . . . $850.     C&R    SOLD

VENEZUELAN Model FN-49 Saive semiautomatic rifle # 5519 (7x57) mfg. by Fabrique National in c.1954. Excellent condition, with 90% original painted finish (stoving) and mirror-bright and very strong bore. Venezuelan crest on receiver is bold, with slotted muzzle-break. Walnut stock has some very minor scuffs from storage, with very bold circular FUERZAS ARMADAS VENEZUELA (Armed Forces of Venezuela) cartouche stamped on right side. Not import-marked.  PHOTOS . . . $950.    C&R    SOLD

YUGOSLAVIAN Model 24/47 Mauser bolt-action rifle # Z7157 (8x57mm) mfg. c.1948 with bent bolt.  Near Excellent condition with full bluing, bore is very sharp and mirror-bright. All matching serial numbers. Somewhat weak Tito-era crest above chamber. Walnut stock has been lightly sanded. Includes cleaning rod and front sight hood. PHOTOS . . . $325.      C&R    SOLD

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