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    BRITISH Pattern 14 "Enfield" bolt-action rifle # 98559 (.303 British) mfg. by Eddystone in c.1915. Near Excellent condition with 90% or better blued finish. Bore is strong and quite bright, bolt is numbered to match receiver on bottom of handle. Wood has quite a few handling-marks, with a wooden plug set into the right side. Volley sights have been removed (as usual), but stock is intact and appears to have its original finish. Includes 1944-dated British web-sling. PHOTOS . . . $625.     C&R    SOLD

    BRITISH Enfield No.4 Mk.1 bolt-action rifle # D16467 (.303 British) mfg. by Maltby in 1941. Excellent condition, with 95% or better original oil-blacked finish (very rough finish, magazine has more wear) with all-matching numbers INCLUDING magazine. Strong and mirror bright bore, bolt has 0-marked bolt head. Beech stock (with grooved birch rear handguard) is a bit roughly finished and bolt has older-type round cocking-knob with L-shaped flip rear sight. has some minor scuffs and handling marks. PHOTOS . . . $375.    C&R   SOLD

    BRITISH Enfield No.4 Mk.1*/3 bolt-action rifle # 62L2123 (.303 British) mfg. by Long Branch in 1944 and was FTR (Factory Thorough Repair) at Fazakerly in 1951 (converting the trigger to be attached to the action rather than the triggerguard).  Excellent condition, with 95% or better original oil-blacked finish with all-matching numbers INCLUDING magazine. Strong and mirror bright 4-groove bore, bolt has 0-marked bolt head. Beech stock has nice finish with a few minor handling marks since. Rear sight is a Fazakerly milled-ladder type. Includes British WWII-era web sling. PHOTOS . . . $375.    C&R    SOLD

    BRITISH Model No.5 Mk.1 Enfield bolt-action "Jungle Carbine" # Z7071 (.303 British) mfg. at Fazakerly in March 1947. Near Excellent condition, with 90% military stoving (glossy black paint), some chipped from external metal. Bolt and forend numbered to receiver, magazine not numbered. Has very strong mirror-bright 5-groove bore and 2-marked bolt-head. Wood has a few handling marks from actual use and has metal-capped fore-end. Includes undated British web-sling. Not import-marked. PHOTOS . . . $675.     C&R   SOLD

    CANADIAN Model 1905 bolt-action straight-pull PARADE rifle # 10944 (.303 British) mfg. by Ross Rifle Co. in c.1908 with U.S. property-marks. Excellent condition, all metal has been professionally chrome-plated with an extremely strong and bright bore. Rifle remains in its original military configuration (most remaining have been sporeterized). Buttstock has been refinished but was not sanded (all original stampings, both the Canadian cartouches on the right side, as well as the U.S. cartouches behind trigger-guard very clear. Includes white parade web-sling with brass hardware. U.S. marked on bottom of stock behind triggerguard with ordnance bomb and serial number (the only place the serial number appears on this or any Ross rifle). Not import marked, rare, completely functional and very pretty. PHOTOS . . . $675.    C&R     SOLD

    FINN Model 28/30 Mosin-Nagant bolt-action rifle # 58632 (7.62x54R) barrel mfg. in 1939 by SAKO. Excellent-PLUS condition with 98% or better original bluing. Bolt-knob matching, Civil Guard number S34801 stamped on right side of barrel shank. bore is excellent and mirror-bright, includes cleaning-rod. Two-piece 28/30 stock has original finish only a few minor handling-marks and scuffs with very bold 39-dated Civil Guard cartouche on right side. Virtually unimprovable, and rare this nice. PHOTOS . . . $725.    C&R    SOLD

    FINN Model 39 Mosin-Nagant bolt-action rifle # 30160 (7.62x54R) barrel mfg. in 1942 by VKT. Excellent-PLUS, literally UNISSUED condition with Feb. 13, 1979 dated Finnish military hang-tag (indicating a 7.61/1 bore) still attached and 99% or better original bluing. Bolt-knob matching. bore is excellent and mirror-bright, includes cleaning-rod. Two-piece M39 birch stock has a couple round-plug repairs (where knotholes were drilled out) and a few minor compressions but is otherwise NEW. Includes new green-leather Finn military leather sling. Unimprovable. PHOTOS . . . $525.    C&R   SOLD

    FRENCH Model 1949 MAS semiautomatic rifle # F11301 (7.5x55 MAS), mfg. by St. Ettienne in Late 1953. An arsenal refurbished rifle in literally MINT condition with grenade-launcher intact. Bore is very strong and mirror bright, metal has very dark Parkerized finish.  Most parts not matching (usual for these). Buttstock has a couple dings from storage but looks new. Includes new sling. Fully functional. PHOTOS . . . $850.      C&R   (no California sales)   SOLD

    FRENCH Model 1949/56 MAS semiautomatic rifle # G1019*2 (7.5x54) manufactured at St. Etienne in c.1970. Excellent condition, with most Parkerizing intact, signs of wear only at high points and on corners. Has great bore. Includes one ten-round magazine, no other accessories. PHOTOS . . . $575.    C&R   (no California sales)   SOLD

    GERMAN Model 98k Mauser bolt-action rifle # 8897o (8x57) mfg. by Berliner-Lübecker Machinenfabrik (code duv) in 1941.  A Russian reworked rifle in Excellent condition, with 100% bluing and the usual (for this factory) tiny eagle holdinmg swastikas on left side of receiver and barrel-shank. Has all-milled parts (solid front band) electro-penciled to match receiver. The bore is excellent and mirror-bright. Buttstock is laminated and the dot-marked handguard has two arsenal-repairs with cupped buttplate. Includes repro cleaning rod and capture-screws. PHOTO . . . $450.     C&R   SOLD

    GERMAN Model 98k Mauser bolt-action rifle # 3013 (8x57) mfg. by Bystrica (code dou 45) in early 1945.  Excellent condition, a Russian-captured rifle with smaller parts electropenciled to match. All markings clear (bold eagle holding swastika stamped only on left side of barrel), gorgeous mirror-bright bore.  Includes repro cleaning rod, with all-milled parts and a very attractive laminated stock with cupped buttplate. PHOTO . . . $575.     C&R    SOLD

    NORWEGIAN Model 1912 Krag-Jorgensen bolt-action infantry rifle # 115894 (6.5x55) mfg. by Kronsburg Vapenfabrikk in 1917, with correct web-sling and brass muzzle-cap. Near Excellent condition, with 80% or better original bluing, all-matching numbers, cleaning-rod present, very strong markings, and a really gorgeous bright-bore. Stock and handguard has its original finish along with the expected dings from actual use.  These are extremely rare rifles, with only a few thousand having been made and very few survived the Nazi occupation during WWII (we have never before owned another).  Not import marked. PHOTOS . . . $1950.     C&R    SOLD

    NORWEGIAN Model 98k rifle re-barrelled to .30-06 by the Norwegian Air Force after WWII # 56. Good to Very Good external condition, made by Sauer & Son (code S/147) in 1937 with all original markings intact and very strong. Original serial number (3383h) on receiver lined-out by the Norwegians, with their new serial # (as well as the word FLY, Norwegian for Air Force) added to a flat ground into the left side of the receiver. The entire rifle except for the bolt matches the original serial number (even the action-screws, which are also have their own WaffenAmpts), the bolt body re-numbered .56 to match the Norwegian number. Solid walnut stock and handguard has quite a few handling marks but is sound. Bluing is all but worn off, but bore is surprising mirror-bright, proper cleaning-rod present. PHOTO . . . . $425.    C&R   SOLD 

    ORANGE FREE STATE (South Africa) Model 1893 Mauser bolt-action rifle # 3326 (7x57), 4th contract, mfg. by D.W.M. in late 1897.   Excellent, 95% original bluing (barrel-bands turning brown) and all-matching serial numbers (including cleaning-rod and stock). Extremely strong mirror-bright bore. Has no crest above chamber, O.V.S. over horizontal line above serial number on left side of receiver and buttstock, and early two-line side-rail legend.  Wood has original finish with bold fractur-letter in oval cartouche with a slight tiger-stripe figure and very few of the expected handling marks. Very rare, less than 10,000 manufactured and quite historic.   PHOTOS . . . $1500.   Antique, no FFL required   SOLD 

    RUSSIAN Model 91/30 PU SNIPER Mosin-Nagant bolt-action rifle # TI2326 (7.62x54R) mfg. by Izhevsk in 1944. Excellent-PLUS arsenal-refurbished condition with 99% or better bluing on all metal parts. ORIGINAL PU sniper, not a reproduction. Bolt body has stamped numbers (including prefix letters) matching barrel, buttplate has been scrubbed, number on magazine floorplate number lined-out and stamped to match barrel, upper scope-mount electropenciled to match both barrel and scope number. Bore is mirror-bright (has NOT been counterbored at muzzle). Stock has only a few very minor handling marks. Includes cleaning rod, correct sling, leather lens-caps and canvas scope cover secured with leather straps. Tiny early Century import marks on underside of barrel. PHOTOS . . . $950.    C&R

    RUSSIAN Model SVT-40 Tokarev semiautomatic rifle # CY4433 (7.62x54R), mfg. at Tula in late 1941. Excellent arsenal-refurbished condition with a strong and very bright bore. Numbers on parts (except magazine) electro-penciled to match barrel during refurb, receiver is NOT grooved for scope-mount, features 12-slotted muzzle-break. Stock and handguard have only a few dings and other handling marks and has all remaining Russian shellac, with one barely visible arsenal-repair on left side. Includes cleaning-rod, 10-round magazine and Russian SVT-40 web sling. Extremely attractive. PHOTOS . . . $1250.    C&R    SOLD

    SPANISH Model 1895 Mauser bolt-action saddle-ring cavalry carbine # C6540 (7x57) mfg. by Oviedo in 1909.  Very Good or better condition, with 80% bluing remaining. Triggerguard and magazine floorplate numbered to receiver, boly is (as usual) not matching. Strong somewhat bright bore, walnut stock and handguard looks to have original finish (two very small hairline cracks at tang and 1/4" chip on lower right side of forend by muzzle-cap), with some handling-marks in the over 100 years since it was built. Not import-marked, a very attractive example. PHOTOS . . . $425.      C&R    SOLD

    SWEDISH Model 96B Mauser bolt-action rifle # 78586 (6.5x55), mfg. by Carl Gustaf  in 1922 with straight-bolt and threaded muzzle.  Excellent condition, with full bluing on all parts. Has very strong markings and a very bright and strong bore (disk marked 6.48/1) with metal range-disk tacked on right side.  All matching numbers (except rear sight, 158, and cleaning rod, 246). Nice Beech stock & handguard with few of the expected handling-marks and compressions, includes correct front sight hood. This is apparently had its defective or damaged receiver replaced in 1922, as this serial number is for a much earlier rifle and it lacks the usual inspector-initials. PHOTOS . . . $525.   C&R   SOLD

A SUPER nice 41B Swedish sniper

    SWEDISH Model 41B SNIPER Mauser bolt-action rifle # 14344 (6.5x55), mfg. by Carl Gustaf in 1899.  Excellent-PLUS condition, with 98% original bluing on all parts (some minor spotting on magazine-floorplate and triggerguard from actual use). Ajack 4x90 scope has very clear optics with upper and lower mounts as well as leather lens-covers and metal scope-can. Has a very bright and strong bore (bore-disc indicating 6.50/1).  Bolt (and all numbered bolt parts) matching receiver, remaining parts mismatched (usual for these snipers). Lovely Beech stock & handguard has only a few minor handling-marks, scratches and compressions. Includes front sight-hood and correct leather sniper sling (also in Excellent-Plus condition). Incredible condition for a rifle that is nearly 115 years old. PHOTOS . . . $2350.   C&R   SOLD

    U.S.A. Model 1903 Mark I Springfield bolt-action rifle # 1071349 (.30-06) mfg. by Springfield Armory in 1919.   Very Good condition with 80% gray Parkerizing on all metal. A decent example with slightly rough but strong 8-42 dated SA 4-groove bore and somewhat beat up walnut stock with numerous minor dings and handling marks, includes 1944-dated U.S. web sling. Not import-marked. PHOTOS . . . $715.    C&R  

    U.S.A. Model M1 Garand semiautomatic rifle # 2178338 (.30-06) mfg. by Springfield Armory in November, 1943 with Danish  VAR 8-66 replacement barrel. Excellent condition with most Parkerized finish remaining on all metal, bore is quite nice (TE = 0.5, ME = less than 1.0). A Danish lend-lease Garand that was rebuilt, rebarreled and fitted with upgraded parts in the mid 1960's (has all SA parts except for WRA trigger-group). Has nice matching-numbered Beech stock (with LOTS of "flame" figure) and original U.S. walnut handguards. Not import marked, includes CMP paperwork. The Danish VAR barrels are some of the best and most accurate ever produced for the M1 Garand! The Danish Garand I purchased from the CMP some 12 years ago (with a VAR barrel) looks like a total piece of crap, but is SERIOUSLY the most accurate Garand I have personally ever fired . PHOTOS . . . $950.     C&R   SOLD

    VENEZUELAN Model 24/30 Mauser bolt-action short rifle # 7265 (7x57) mfg. by Fabrique National in the mid-1930's. Excellent PLUS literally UNISSUED condition, with 99+% original factory bluing, receiver in the white (as is proper) with bold crest above chamber. Bore mirror-perfect, all-matching numbers with non-numbered cleaning-rod. Has milled magazine-follower and flat milled buttplate. Wood is very pretty walnut with very few very minor handling-marks and a couple dings on bottom. A very attractive and handy 7mm short rifle in gorgeous (likely UNIMPROVABLE) condition, not import-marked. PHOTO . . . $1250.    C&R   

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Wednesday, December 18th, and at that time we will discontinue updating this page.

P.O. Box 2068   Ormond Beach, FL 32175-2068   (386) 677-7314
click HERE to email us: kroh@empirearms.com