MANOWAR'S MILITARY SURPLUS RIFLES FOR SALE

Gun Make

Gun Model

Caliber

Rifle Description

Sale Price

DWM Mauser, Berlin, Germany, cca.1899

Argentine Mauser M1891 long rifle

7.65x53mm

Argentine Contract Mauser, made by DWM in Germany. The receiver is marked "Mauser Modelo Argentino 1891" and "Deutsche Waffen- und Munitionsfabriken, Berlin". Blueing 75% turning brown with scattered light pitting. Dark bore with fair rifling. All serial numbers match. Stock is in good to very good condition. 1" hairline crack behind the tang. Damaged handguard. Comes with a cleaning rod. C&R T2475 Argentine Mauser Rifle PICTURES

$275

Loewe Mauser, Berlin, Germany, cca.1895

Argentine Mauser M1891 Sporter rifle

7.65x53mm

A very nice sporterized antique Argentine Mauser M1891 is listed for sale in my Sporting Rifles and Shotguns for Sale page

DWM Mauser, Berlin, Germany, cca.1910

Argentine Mauser M1909 long rifle

7.65x53mm

Argentine Contract Mauser, made in Germany. The receiver is marked "Mauser Modelo Argentino 1909" and "Deutsche Waffen- und Munitionsfabriken Berlin". Metal finish: 95% blue remains on the blued parts. Receiver, bolt, buttplate are "in the white" (never blued), shows brown staining. Shiny bore with strong rifling, slightly dark in the grooves. All serial numbers match. Stock is in very good or better condition with small dings and bruises, no cracks. Several interesting markings can be found on this rifle. Argentine crest on the buttstock. Comes with a cleaning rod. All matching "Old world" quality made rifle in great condition. 5349 Argentine Mauser Rifle PICTURES

$455

Lithgow, Australia, 1921

Australian Short Lee Enfield (Sht.LE) No.III* Mk.1 rifle

.303R British

Australian WW2 service rifle, manufactured by Lithgow in Australia. Receiver has the shield with the legend "Lithgow Sht.LE III*" and "1921". Several Australian acceptance marks ("A" in a six-pointed star) are present on the rifle. It is in its original .303R British caliber. Metal finish: 85% thinning blue, no rust. Excellent shiny bore with sharp rifling. All serial numbers match. Stock is in good condition, with typical bruises, no cracks. A nice example of the Australian WW2 rifles. 1921 is a rare manufacturing year. 95936 Lithgow Enfield Rifle PICTURES

$340 on hold

Fabrica De Itajuba, Brazil, cca.1935

Brazilian Mauser M1908/34 .30 short rifle

.30-06 US

Brazilian Mauser, made in Brazil after their army switched from 7mm Mauser to .30-06 US. The receiver is marked "Fabrica De Itajuba - Brasil" and a sharp large Brazilian Crest. Also marked with the model and caliber: "Mod. 08/34 .30". Metal finish: 90% thinning blue turning brown, no pitting, no rust. Shiny bore with fair rifling, worn by the muzzle end. All serial numbers match. Stock is in good condition with small dings and bruises, no cracks, roughness in some areas. Comes with a damaged cleaning rod and a leather sling with a hook swivel and quick disconnect swivel. Leather sling is old and cracked, appears to be original to the rifle. It has a unique Brazilian front sight protector. Hard to find this rifle in all matching condition. Popular .30-06 ammo. Brazilian Itajuba Mauser Rifle PICTURES

$325

Eddystone Remington, USA, cca 1916

British Enfield Pattern 1914 (P14) Mk.I E rifle

.303R British

British WW1 service rifle, manufactured by Eddystone, Remington's subsidiary, for the British Contract. Receiver legend is "ERA" and the serial number. British acceptance marks are present. The rifle is still in its original .303R British caliber. Metal finish: 75% thinning blue, no rust. Shiny bore with good rifling, slightly dark grooves. Serial numbers match. Stock is in good to very good condition, with typical bruises, no cracks. The original volley sight disc is present. A nice representative of the US made British WW1 rifles. Accurate rifles, still used during WW2 as snipers. 439476 P14 Enfield Rifle PICTURES

$555

Waffenwerke Mauser, Oberndorf, Germany, 1935

Chinese M1933 Standard Modell Mauser Banner Short Rifle

7.92x57mm (8mm Mauser)

Mauser Banner Standard Model large ring M98k-type short rifle manufactured for the Chinese Contract. There is a faint 12-point star Chinese Nationalist crest on the receiver. Mauser Banner on top of the receiver. Serial numbers match except bolt. Metal finish 40%, apparently refinished with some rusty spots removed, also some markings were removed. Light pitting in a few places. Bore with fair rifling, worn by the muzzle, dark grooves. Stock is laminated wood, in very good condition with a few dings. Comes with a leather sling. A rare German made Chinese Contract rifle, not a more common Chinese copy 'Chiang Kai Shek' Mauser. Used during the Japanese-Chinese war and WW2. Chinese M1933 Mauser Banner Rifle PICTURES

$272

Zbrojovka Brno, Czechoslovakia, 1923

Czech Mauser Vz.22 long rifle

7.92x57mm (8x57 Mauser)

A classic large ring Mod.98 type Mauser made by Brno, Czechoslovakia in 1923. Receiver legend is "Cs.St. Zbrojovka Brno". Also marked with "E [lion] 23", a 1923 military acceptance date. The rifle is still in its original 7.92x57mm caliber. 75% thinning bluing turning brown. Bright bore with strong rifling, dark grooves. Serial numbers match except bolt's. Stock is in very good condition, with a fewer than typical bruises. Handguard has a crack in the tip, with a nicely done arsenal repair. Original Czech rear site is featured, not a Turkish conversion. A nice representative of the early Czech made Mauser rifles, only manufactured during 1922-24, until the shorter VZ.24 was accepted. Still used during WW2. 2847 Czech Mauser Rifle PICTURES

$290

DWM, Berlin, Germany, 1898

Chilean M1895 Mauser long rifle

7x57mm Mauser

Small ring Chilean Contract Mauser, made by DWM in Berlin, Germany in 1898. Receiver legend: "Mauser Chileno Modelo 1895" and "Deutsche Waffen- und Munitionsfabriken, Berlin". Original 7mm Mauser caliber. Sharp Chilean crests on the receiver. Metal finish 90% strong blue, no rust, no pitting. Nice shiny bore, with strong rifling. Serial numbers match, except floorplate and cleaning rod. Wood is in good condition, with a small crack on the right side by the buttplate screw. Tight action. Cleaning rod attached. This rifle is in better than average condition. Hard to find in original 7mm caliber and matching major parts. K-prefix serials are the last ones which are still antique, no FFL req'd to purchase. K839 Chilean Mauser M1895 PICTURES

$370 Antique

Waffenfabrik Steyr, Austria, 1912

Chilean M1912/61 Mauser long rifle

7.62x51mm NATO .308

M98-type large ring Chilean Contract Mauser, made by Steyr in Austria in 1912. Receiver legend: "Waffenfabrik Steyr, Austria" and "Modelo 1912". Arsenal converted from 7mm Mauser to 7.62mm NATO in 1961. Top of receiver bridge is marked "7.62 N". Sharp Chilean crests on the receiver and buttstock. Metal finish 50% thinning blue, no rust, no pitting. Mirror shiny bore, with sharp rifling. Serial numbers do not match. Wood is in good to very good condition, cracked behind the triggerguard, see photos. Smooth action, one of the best quality Mausers ever made. Cleaning rod attached. 4196 Chilean Mauser M1912 Rifle PICTURES

$310

National Arms Factory, Delft, The Netherlands, 1874

Dutch Beaumont-Vitali M1871/88 long rifle

11.3x50R Dutch

A rare early Dutch bolt action rifle. Designed by Edouard De Beaumont. Manufactured by the National Arms Factory, Delft in 1874 as a single shot rifle. Plenty of Dutch Imperial markings. It was updated to be a repeater in 1890 (as dated on the buttplate) with a 3-round Vitali box magazine. Finish: original finish was "in-the-white", turning brown patina. The Vitali magazine has 95% thinning blue, turning brown. Pitting on the buttplate only. Strong sharp somewhat shiny bore with dark grooves. All matching serial numbers, which is rare. Wood is in very good condition, with bruises, 2 large scratches, no cracks. Smooth bolt action, unusual for a rifle this old. Swivels frozen. Still has the bolthead with extractor and ejector which are often missing. A hard to find original matching Dutch Beaumont. Antique, no FFL needed to purchase. F105/643 Dutch Beaumont Military Rifle PICTURES

$368 Antique

National Arms Factory, Delft, The Netherlands, 1873

Dutch Beaumont M1871 sporter rifle

11.3x50R Dutch

An early Dutch bolt action rifle. Designed by Edouard De Beaumont. Manufactured by the National Arms Factory, Delft in 1873 as a single shot rifle. Plenty of Dutch Imperial markings. Sporterized, single shot, 24" barrel length. Finish: original finish was "in-the-white", 50% turning brown patina. No pitting. Strong sharp shiny bore with a slight darkness in the grooves. The bolt's serial number does not match, bolthead is missing. Wood is in good condition, with few bruises, surface cracking due to drying, one crack repaired. Antique, no FFL needed to purchase. 727/3715 Dutch Beaumont Sporter Rifle PICTURES

$125 Antique

National Arms Factory, Delft, The Netherlands, 1876

Dutch Beaumont M1871/88 sporter rifle

11.3x50R Dutch

This is a project/parts rifle. An early Dutch bolt action rifle. Designed by Edouard De Beaumont. Manufactured by the National Arms Factory, Delft in 1876 as a single shot rifle. Plenty of Dutch Imperial markings. It was updated to be a repeater with a 3-round Vitali box magazine. Magazine is missing. Original 32" length barrel. Finish: original finish was "in-the-white", all turned brown patina. Dark bore with strong rifling. The bolt's serial number does not match, bolthead is missing. Wood is poor, sporterized, cracked, rotten at butt. Missing buttplate, screws, swivels, front sight blade. Antique, no FFL needed to purchase. 194/4276 Dutch Beaumont Project Gun PICTURES

$69 Antique

Waffenfabrik Steyr, Austria, 1897

Dutch KNIL Mannlicher M1895 long rifle

6.5x54R

A rare early Dutch Contract Mannlicher, made by Steyr in Austro-Hungary. Unusual KNIL (Royal Netherlands East Indies Army) variant, indicated by the extra long finger grooves in the forend. Receiver legend: "Steyr 1897". Finish: 70% thinning blue, turning brown. Scattered pitting, mostly at the woodline. Shiny bore with strong rifling, a bit dark in the grooves. Matching serial numbers on receiver and bolt, a very early serial 980. Wood is in good condition, plenty of bruises, 2 short cracks in the forend, minor woodloss near the front band, none of which would affect firing. Extremely smooth and tight Mannlicher bolt action, very unusual for a rifle this old. A very hard to find variant early Dutch M95, part of the original Steyr contract. Most Dutch M95's you will find were made later by Hembrug in the Netherlands. Antique, no FFL needed to purchase. Dutch Mannlicher M95 Rifle PICTURES

$330 Antique

Maadi, Egypt, 1961

Egyptian Hakim Semiautomatic Rifle

7.92x57mm (8x57) Mauser

A slightly revised copy of the Swedish Ljungman Semiauto Rifle, manufactured in 1961 on original Swedish machinery purchased by Egypt. The major difference is the caliber was changed from 6.5mm Swedish to the 8mm Mauser. Comes with one 10-round detachable box magazine. Only the receiver is serialized. Metal finish: 75% thinning bluing, turning brown. Shiny bore with decent rifling, darker in the grooves. Wood is in very good condition w/ small dings and scratches, buttstock chipped. Corner of buttplate and buttstock are worn/rounded by being dragged through the desert. Handguard is cracked, possibly a battle damage. The rifle has its original front sight protector and muzzle brake. Hakim Rifle PICTURES

$485

Tikka, Finland, 1942

Finnish Mosin Nagant M1891 Rifle

7.62x54r

Finnish built WW2 rifle with a Finnish Tikka made barrel w/mirror bright bore with sharp rifling, 75% blue. Rounded finger-jointed 2-piece stock in very good condition, with some bumps and bruises, but no cracks. All serialized parts match, bolt is Finn-matched. Russian M91 Tula Arsenal made 1916 dated "hex" receiver, with Imperial Russian Eagle Crest intact. 1-piece Finnish style front sight. Barrel marked with 'SA' and 'D'. Hard to find collectible rifle. 30827 Finnish Mosin Nagant M1891 Rifle PICTURES

$365

Tikka, Finland, 1934

Finnish Mosin Nagant M1927 Rifle

7.62x54r

Finnish built WW2 used rifle with a Finnish Tikka made barrel w/mirror bright bore with sharp rifling, dark in the grooves. Excellent condition, 95% bluing remains. Rounded finger-jointed 3-piece stock in excellent condition, with few handling marks, no cracks. Finn-matched serial numbers. No Cyrillic marks, unmarked receiver, except for a letter 'R', believed to be a US Remington-made receiver cca 1917. Protected front sight. Barrel marked with 'SA', 'F' and the Tikka triangle. Cleaning rod included. A very hard to find collectible rifle. Finnish Mosin Nagant M1927 Rifle PICTURES

$555

R.E. Terni, Italy, 1939

Finnish issued Italian M1938 Mannlicher Carcano short rifle

7.35mm Carcano

Unusual Finnish used WWII rifle, made by Italy and supplied to Finland against the Soviet invaders. Dated "1939 XVIII" (18th year of Mussolini's rule). Terni's crown crest on the barrel shank. "SA" marked by Finland. 75% thinning blue remains. Shiny bore with good rifling. All serial numbers match. Stock is in very good condition with bruises and dings. No cracks or repairs. The buttstock has an unusual large crest, "Fabr. D'Armi Ro. Eto. Terni 1939 XVIII". It has a fixed rear sight, marked "Cal. 7.35". The buttplate has a storage door/compartment. Several proofmarks are visible on the metal parts. Not a common find. Finnish Mannlicher-Carcano Short Rifle See PICTURES

$298

St. Etienne, France, 1873

French Chassepot Mle 1866 Infantry Rifle

11x59Rmm French

Early single shot bolt action needle fire rifle used by the French Military. The 1st bolt action rifle adapted by any military. The receiver legend is 'Manufacture D'Armes', 'St. Etienne', 'Mle 1866' and various French proofmarks. It is still in its original 11x59R caliber. All matching serial numbers. Metal finish: 10% old bluing turned grayish/brownish. Shows a remainder of old black and brown paint, which may look like rust on the photos. No rust, no pitting except for a little pitting at the bayonet lug area. Missing front band and a rubber washer from the bolt. Bright bore with strong sharp rifling, except for a pitted area by the chamber. Stock is in excellent condition, except for the woodloss by the buttplate. Buttplate does not fit perfectly. Swivels are frozen, segment of front loop is missing. A good representative of the early large bore French rifles. It is hard to find a rifle this old with matching numbers. Antique, no license is needed to purchase. 17278 French Chassepot M1866 Rifle PICTURES

$460 Antique

St. Etienne, France

French MAS Mle 1936 Short Rifle

7.5x54mm French

This is a beautiful representative of a French WW2 era guns. These were also used by the French Foreign Legion in Africa and in French Indo-China. Metal finish is 100% bluing/parkerizing. Mirror bright bore with very good rifling. The stock is in excellent condition showing a few minor storage dings. Receiver and bolt serial numbers match, other parts do not. Internally stored Spike Bayonet is included. French MAS Rifle PICTURES

$360 on hold

St. Etienne, France

French MAS Mle 1949-56 Semiautomatic Rifle

7.5x54mm French

This is a beautiful representative of a French Vietnam War era guns. These were widely used by the French Foreign Legion. Metal finish is 95% gray parkerizing. Original caliber, not rebored. Bright bore with very good rifling. The stock is in excellent condition showing a few minor dings. Serial numbers match. Grenade launching attachment present. One 10-round detachable magazine included. C&R per ATF. French MAS Semiautomatic Rifle PICTURES

$535 on hold

Waffenfabrik Mauser, Spandau, Germany, 1888

German Mauser Mod. Gew.71/84 Infantry Rifle

11.15x60Rmm (11mm Mauser)

Early German Military rifle, designed by Paul Mauser. The receiver legend is 'Mod.71/84', 'Spandau', '1888' and various Imperial German proofmarks. It is still in its original 11.15x60R caliber. Metal finish: 25% old bluing turned brown. Minor scattered pitting. No missing parts. Bright bore with strong rifling, some pitting. Serial numbers do not match. Stock is in good+ condition, with bruises, one crack in the forend. Original rear sight slide still works. No Turkish markings. Magazine cylinder is stuck about half inch in. Cartridge lifter functions. A good representative of the famous early large bore Mausers. Antique, no license is needed to purchase. 5595 German Mauser Gew.71/84 Rifle PICTURES

$420 Antique

Waffenfabrik Mauser, Germany, cca.1890

German Mannlicher Gew.88 Commission Infantry Rifle

7.92x57mm (8x57J Mauser)

The classic German Military Commission designed rifle, with mostly Mannlicher features. No receiver legend other than a faint 'Gew.88' and serial number. It is still in its original 8x57J caliber not 'S' converted. Metal finish: 75% old bluing turned evenly brown. Some scattered pitting, most noticeable at the buttplate and barrell jacket at the wood line. Several dents in the barrel jacket. Bolthead missing. Bright bore with weak rifling. Serial numbers do not match. Stock is in good condition, showing plenty of use, no cracks. Original rear sight slide still works. Several Imperial proofmarks are present. No Turkish markings. Very nice German unit mark on the swivel band: 'G.F.R.E.2.217' (Guards Fusilier Regiment Ersatz). A good representative of the famous Imperial German WW1 rifles. Not a more common '/05' or a '/14' conversion. Antique, no license is needed to purchase. 4740 German Mannlicher Gew.88 Rifle PICTURES

$250 Antique on hold

Waffenfabrik Mauser Oberndorf, Germany, 1918

German Mauser Gew.98 long rifle

7.92x57mm (8x57 Mauser)

The classic large ring Mod.98 Mauser made by Oberndorf in 1918 last year of wartime production. Receiver legend is "Waffenfabrik Mauser A-G. Oberndorf" and '1918' date. Still in its original 7.92x57mm caliber. 85% bluing turning brown. Shallow pitting at the wood line. Nice bright bore with strong rifling. Serial numbers do not match. Stock is in very good condition, no cracks. Original Lange-type rollercoaster rear site is featured. Several Imperial proofmarks are present. Detachable sling swivel included. A nice representative of the famous German WW1 battle rifles. 7669 German Mauser Gew.98 Rifle PICTURES

$415

Waffenfabriks Mauser, Germany, cca.1922

German GEHA Mauser Shotgun

12 ga

A nice Geha Mauser Shotgun is listed for sale in my Sporting Rifles and Shotguns for Sale page

Waffenwerke Brunn, Germany, 1944

M98k German Mauser

7.92x57mm (8mm Mauser)

Standard issue WW2 German Army rifle. "dot 44" code (Waffenwerke Brunn = CZ Zbrojovka Brno, Czechoslovakia under German control). Serial numbers match except bolt and floorplate. Two proofmarks on the left side are peened, others are intact. Bluing is 50%, nicely worn, no rust or pitting. Shiny bore, dark grooves, with strong rifling. Stock is laminated wood, in very good condition with a few dings. A nice WW2 used german rifle in original, unrefinished condition. 1897 German dot code M98k Mauser PICTURES

$375

Waffenfabrik Steyr, Austria, 1927

Greek Mannlicher-Schoenauer M1903/14 rifle

6.5x54mm

The famous Mannlicher-Schoenauer Model 1903 action manufactured by Steyr and sold through Breda, Italy for the Greek Contract. Breda was used to circumvent post-WW1 Allied limitations on gun exporting by Austria. The rifle features the unique Mannlicher-Schoenauer rotary magazine. The receiver has the Greek Crest. 'Y:1903/14' and 'Breda 1927' legends. Both barrel and receiver has the Greek property stamp of 'St George Killing the Dragon'. 98% strong bluing. Minor old pitting on the buttplate, rear sight and safety. Very good bore, strong rifling, dark grooves. The bolt's serial number does not match. Stock is in very good to excellent condition, with a sporterized forend. No handguard, missing front sight blade. Hard to find Greek used World War 2 weapon in restorable condition. Also, it is a popular high quality hunting rifle action. Greek Mannlicher-Schoenauer Rifle PICTURES

$318

Budapest, Hungary, 1915

Hungarian Mannlicher M95/31 Repetier Carbine

8x56R

Straight pull Mannlicher bolt action carbine made in the Austro-Hungarian Empire by Fegyvergyar, Budapest. "Budapest M95" is marked on top of the receiver. Originally this was a 'Karabinerstutzen' and it was converted to the 'Repetierkarabiner' configuration with the removal of the bottom swivels. Otherwise it is in its original non-refinished condition. Bluing is thinning, about 50%, nicely worn, no rust. Bore is excellent, mirror shiny, with strong rifling. Wood is very good with 2 neat arsenal repairs, a crack at the left side of the receiver. All serial numbers match except the bolt, which was not originally serialized. Rear sight slide missing. Budapest 'Bp - dual shields -15' Hungarian acceptance marked on the barrel shank. Hungarian St. Steven's Crown property stamps on barrel and receiver. Unknown 'W' mark on the receiver. Served in both World Wars. S-marked for 8x56R "Spitzer" ammunition. 6310 Budapest Mannlicher Carbine PICTURES

$235

Zbrojovka Brno (German 'dot' code), Czechoslovakia, 1945

Israeli Mauser Mod.98k short rifle

7.62x51mm Nato (.308)

A large ring Mod.98k Mauser made by Brno in 1945 at the end of WW2. Receiver legend is the German code "dot" for Brno, and '1945' date. Originally in 7.92x57mm, it was rebarreled by Brno for 7.62mm Nato for Israel, cca 1960? and it was used during the 1967 Arab-Israeli War. Metal finish is 90% bluing turned brown. Pitting under the wood, with depth 1/32" (1mm) or less. Excellent bright bore, sharp rifling. The bolt's serial number does not match. Receiver is marked with large '7,62', Star of David Israeli proof and Czech Lion proof. Stock is in good to very good condition, no cracks, handguard with wood loss. A large '7,62' stamp is on the bottom of the buttstock. A hard to find Mauser with a long history. Israeli Mauser PICTURES

$275

Terni, Italy, 1891

Italian Vetterli-Carcano M1871/87/15 Rifle

6.5x52mm Carcano

An early bolt action rifle with a 5-round magazine. Originally made as an M1871/87 rifle with a 3-round Vitali box magazine. Converted during WW1 to 6.5mm and a 5-round Mannlicher-Carcano magazine was added. Receiver marked 'Terni' and '1891', last year of M1871/87 mfg. Metal surface is 80% bluing, turning to brown patina with scattered light pitting on the magazine and buttplate. Some dings to the receiver wall and bolt body (do not appear to effect function). Excellent bore with shiny, sharp rifling. Stock is in very good condition, solid with dings, no cracks, has several old bug holes. All serial numbers match. Antique, no license is needed to purchase. 9055 Italian Vetterli Carcano Rifle PICTURES

$255 Antique

Brescia, Italy, 1895

Italian Mannlicher-Carcano M1891/38 Short Rifle

6.5x52mm Carcano

Originally a WW1 used Italian bolt action rifle with a 6-round magazine. The rifle was shortened by the Italians to their M1891/38 short rifle standard during WW2. The stock was sporterized later in the USA. Original rifle rear sight was retained. Plenty of markings and proofs are present, including 'Brescia 1895'. Metal surface has 90% bluing remaining. Mirror bright bore with fair rifling. Stock is sporterized, refinished, in excellent condition, no dings. Tiny crack behind the tang. Only the barrel is serialized, no mismatched numbers. Brescia is a hard to find Carcano manufacturer. Antique Carcanos are very rare in any condition, this is worthy of a restoration with a proper stock. No license is required to purchase. 2902 Italian Carcano Short Rifle PICTURES

$180 Antique

Terni, Italy, 1940

Italian Mannlicher-Carcano M1891/38 Short Rifle

6.5x52mm Carcano

A WW2 used Italian bolt action short rifle with a 6-round magazine. 21" barrel, 40" overall. It has the 'RE Terni' crown crest and '1940' date. Also stamped with 'XVIII' indicating the 18th year of Mussolini's rule. 'CAL 6,5' marked fixed rear sight. Metal surface is 25% thinning bluing, turning brown. Buttplate has a trapdoor storage compartment. Bright bore with good rifling. Stock is in good condition, with plenty of dings and bruises. Tiny 1/2" crack behind the tang. Large faint crest on the buttstock. Serial numbers match. Great example of the Italian WW2 rifles. 575 Italian Carcano Short Rifle PICTURES

$230 on hold

Pietro Beretta, Italy, cca 1939

Italian Mannlicher-Carcano M1938 Cavalry Carbine

6.5x52mm Carcano

A WW2 used Italian bolt action cavalry carbine with a 6-round magazine. 18" barrel. Permanently attached folding spike bayonet. Fixed rear sight with 'CAL 6,5' marked on it. Metal surface is 95% bluing remaining. Buttplate has a trapdoor storage compartment. Bright shiny bore with good rifling. Stock is in good condition, with average dings. Tiny crack behind the tang. Serial numbers match except the stock's. Crowned 'FAO 44' crest on the buttstock, indicating a wartime replacement. A less common Carcano variant with the folding bayonet. 9451 Italian Carcano Cavalry Carbine PICTURES

$265

Koishikawa Tokyo, Japan, cca. 1900

Japanese Arisaka Type 30 Training Rifle

6.5mm training cartridge

Japanese made full size Type 30 Training Rifle. An interesting Arisaka design with both Mauser and Mannlicher features. Smooth bore barrel, designed to fire blank training ammo. Metal finish is 95% black paint, holding strong. Mirror bright bore. Wood is in very good condition with very few small dings, chipped by the buttplate, crack in the handguard. Koishikawa Factory marked and has a 4-digit serial number. Type 30 Arisakas are scarce, and the training rifle versions are even more harder to find. While trainers are typically well used, this one is a very fine exemption, a nice example of a 114 year old trainer. 2998 Japanese Type 30 Training Rifle PICTURES

$365

Koishikawa Tokyo, Japan, cca. 1940

Japanese Arisaka Type 38 Training Rifle

7.7mm training cartridge

Japanese made full size Type 38 Training rifle. Smooth bore barrel, designed to fire blank training ammo. Bluing 95%. Dark bore with crud, muzzle end worn. Wood is in good condition w/ dings & bruises, no cracks. Not in fireable condition, bolt is missing the spring and the firing pin tip. No markings, no serial numbers, except for the neat diamond shaped Japanese (Chinese?) school metal tag on the butt. Japanese Type 38 Rifle PICTURES

$118

Toyo Kogyo, Japan, 1945

Japanese Arisaka Type 99 rifle

7.7x58mm

A very nice sporterized Japanese Arisaka Type 99 rifle is listed for sale in my Sporting Rifles and Shotguns for Sale page

FN Herstal, Belgium, cca. 1930

Mexican Mauser M1924 Short Rifle

7x57mm (7mm Mauser)

A large ring M98-type Mauser made by FN, Belgium for the 1924 Mexican Contract. A quality Mauser, tight, smooth action. Receiver legend: 'Fab. Nat. D'Armes de Guerre, Herstal - Belgique'. The top of the receiver has the Mexican crest and 'Republica Mexicana 1924'. Several Belgian proofmarks are on the metal components. 23.5" barrel. 20% thinning bluing, no rust. Bright bore, strong rifling, slightly dark grooves. Stock is in good good condition, with dings and bruises, but no cracks. Arsenal repair in the handguard. Serial numbers match, except bolt. Neat brass plate on buttstock. Mexican Mausers are typically rusty and well worn, it is unusual to find one in this condition. 21965 Mexican Mauser Rifle PICTURES

$570

Zbrojovka Brno, Czechoslovakia, cca. 1930

Persian Mauser M98/29 Rifle

7.92x57mm (8mm Mauser)

A large ring M98-type Mauser made in Czechoslovakia for the Persian (Iranian) Contract. This is one of the best quality Mausers ever made, a tight, but smooth action. All markings and legends are in Farsi. A very sharp large Persian crest is on the receiver. 90% bluing, thinning at some places, no rust. Bright bore, strong rifling, dark grooves. Stock is in good to very good condition, with dings and bruises, but no cracks. Cleaning rod included. Unusual looking, but original front sight protectors. 2492 Persian Mauser Rifle PICTURES

$475

Waffenfabrik Steyr, Austria, 1886

Portugese M1886 Kropatschek Rifle

8x60R

Designed by Alfred Kropatschek, a Portugese Contract Rifle, made by Austria. Very smooth bolt action. One of the highest quality rifles built at that time. The receiver is marked with the crest of Portugal and with 'OEWFG STEYR 1886'. Metal finish: 75%, thinning at the extremities. Serial numbers match, except bolt. Shiny bore with strong rifling. Wood in very good condition. Cleaning rod included. Turning bolt action, tube magazine rifle. Rear sight slide is slightly bent. Sticky cartridge lifter. Several crests and markings. Antique, no license is needed to purchase. Z740 Kropatschek Rifle PICTURES

$440 Antique On Hold

Waffenfabrik Steyr, Austria, 1886

Portuguese M1886 Kropatschek Carbine

8x60R

A project gun. Designed by Alfred Kropatschek, a Portuguese Contract Carbine, made by Steyr, Austria. 20" barrel. Very smooth bolt action. One of the highest quality rifles built at that time. Turning bolt action, tube magazine rifle. The receiver is marked with the crest of Portugal and with 'OEWFG STEYR 1886'. Metal finish: 50% bluing, with light to moderate scattered pitting. Serial numbers match, except bolt. Shiny bore with good rifling. Wood is in poor condition, with wood loss in several places. Missing rear swivel and sight slide. Mag cylinder stuck or missing. Cartridge lifter works. This is a very rare carbine version, only 4000 were made, hard to find in any condition, very restorable. Used in Portuguese colonies in Africa and Asia during both World Wars and other conflicts. Antique, no license is needed to purchase. C403 Kropatschek Carbine PICTURES

$290 Antique

DWM, Berlin, Germany, cca.1904

Portuguese M1904/39 Vergueiro Mauser

7.92x57 (8mm Mauser)

German made Portugese 1904 Contract Mauser, an unusual Mauser variant. The receiver is marked 'Espingarda Portugueza'. Some of these original contract 6.5mm caliber rifles were arsenal converted to 8mm Mauser in 1939. Metal finish is 90% brownish blue. Light pitting is apparent at the original woodline of the M1904 long rifle barrel, blued over during the 1939 conversion. All visible serial numbers match, except on the safety lever. Shiny bore with strong rifling. Wood in near excellent condition with very few small dings, no cracks, nice unusual woodgrain. Has a hefty front sight protector. Features a rare hinged floor plate. A cleaning rod is included. 9569 Portuguese Vergueiro Mauser Short Rifle PICTURES

$385

Zbrojovka Brno, Czechoslovakia, cca. 1936

Romanian Mauser VZ.24 Short Rifle

7.92x57mm (8mm Mauser)

A large ring M98-type Mauser made in Czechoslovakia for the Romanian Contract. Receiver legend: 'Ceskoslovenska Zbrojovka A.S. Brno VZ.24'. the 2nd letter 'R' in the serial number indicates the Romanian Contract. 23.5" barrel. Tight action. 15% thinning bluing, no rust, no pitting. Bright bore, strong rifling, dark grooves. Stock is in good to very good condition, with dings and bruises, but no cracks. Buttstock is marked with 'IF'. GR20635 Romanian VZ.24 Mauser Rifle PICTURES

$275 on hold

Koishikawa Tokyo, Japan, 1902-04

Siamese Mauser M1902 rifle

8x52R

Japanese made 98-style Mauser with several Arisaka-type features. Contract rifle made for Siam (Thailand), Siamese crest on the receiver. Bluing 95%. Shiny bore with good rifling, dark grooves. Wood is very good w/ dings & bruises, no cracks. Has sliding dustcover. Sliding trap door in the buttplate. 13448 Siamese Mauser Rifle PICTURES

$395

Oviedo, Spain, 1914

Spanish M1893 Mauser Rifle

7x57mm (7mm Mauser)

Spanish made version of the famous german M1893 Mauser action. 29" barrel. Features the 2000 meter flip-up rear sight. Used extensively by all sides during the Spanish Civil War. Chambering the original 7x57mm cartridge. Receiver has a sharp Spanish crown crest and the 'Fabrica De Armas Oviedo 1914' legend. Metal finish is 65% blue, turning brown. Scattered pitting, mostly consistent with corrosion caused by bloody hands. Matching serial numbers, except bolt and floorplate. Shiny bore with good rifling, dark in the grooves. Stock is in good+ good condition with handling marks and bruises, short crack in forend. Rear sight spring is broken, but sight is still functional. Cleaning rod present. Nice sharp 'Oviedo 1924' stamp on the buttstock. X2214 Spanish Mauser Rifle PICTURES

$288

Oviedo, Spain, 1923

Spanish M1916 Mauser Carbine 1st Pattern

7x57mm (7mm Mauser)

Improved Spanish Mauser based on the famous M1893 Mauser action. Features the original Lange-type rollercoaster rear sight. Used extensively by all sides during the Spanish Civil War. Chambering the original 7x57mm cartridge. Receiver has a sharp Spanish crown crest and the 'Fabrica De Armas Oviedo 1923' legend. Metal finish is 75% blue, turning brown. Matching serial numbers on all parts, except bolt. Bright shiny bore with worn rifling. Stock is in good to very good condition with handling marks and bruises. Nice sharp 'Oviedo 1923' stamp on the buttstock. Hinged floorplate. 1st Pattern carbines with the Lange sight are very rare. 2069 Spanish Mauser Carbine PICTURES

$315

Oviedo, Spain, cca. 1932

Spanish M1916 Mauser Carbine 2nd Pattern

7x57mm (7mm Mauser)

Improved Spanish Mauser based on the famous M1893 Mauser action. On the 2nd Pattern carbines the Lange sights were replaced by the simpler tangent sights. Used extensively by all sides during the Spanish Civil War. Chambering the original 7x57 cartridge. Metal finish is 50% thinning blue, turning brown. No rust. Bright shiny bore with good rifling. Stock is in good condition with many small handling marks and bruises. No cracks. Receiver is marked with the serial number only. D3939 Spanish Mauser Carbine PICTURES

$230

La Coruna, Spain, 1949

Spanish Mauser M1943 short rifle

7.92x57mm (8mm Mauser)

A large ring M98-type Mauser made in Spain for Franco's Army. Receiver legend: "Fabrica de Armas" "La Coruna" and the manufacturing date "1949". "Cal. 7.92" is on the left side. 80% thinning bluing, no rust. Bright bore, good rifling, dark grooves. All serial numbers match, except the floorplate. Large Spanish crest on the receiver. Stock is in very good to excellent condition, with small bruises. Stock side mounted sling loop was ground off (replaceable). 4885 Spanish Mauser M43 Short Rifle PICTURES

$280

Fabrica de Armas, La Coruna, Spain, 1956

Spanish Model FR8 Mauser Carbine

7.62x51mm NATO (.308)

A Mauser M98 action carbine, probably the "coolest" looking bolt action gun ever made. Used by the Spanish Special Forces. Lightweight, only 39" long, including the flash hider. The receiver is marked 'Fabrica de Armas La Coruna' and with the very sharp Royal Crest of Spain. It is in very good to excellent overall condition. 98% grayish parkerized finish. Mirror bright bore. Wood is in very good condition, with a couple of storage bruises and an unusual wear near the buttplate. Lighter colored handguard. All visible serial numbers match. It has a unique rotating rear peep sight. The tube under the barrel serves as a bayonet mount, and a storage compartment. A really nice looking handy carbine. 39096 Spanish Mauser FR8 PICTURES

$412 on hold

Carl Gustafs Stads Gevarsfaktori, Sweden, 1915

Swedish M1896B Mauser rifle

6.5x55mm Swedish

High quality Swedish manufactured rifle, a 1915 production. Bluing 75%, thinning at the extremities. Bright bore, strong rifling. Non matching serial numbers. Wood is in very good condition with small dings and scratches, no cracks. Brass Bore Tag: 6.52mm-#3. Cleaning rod included. Smooth action. A really nice 98-year old rifle in its original configuration. 360414 Swedish Mauser Rifle PICTURES

$343

Husqvarna Vapenfabriks, Sweden, 1942

Swedish M1942 Husqvarna Mauser Short Rrifle

6.5x55mm Swedish

High quality Swedish manufactured rifle, a 1942 production. Receiver legend: 'Husqvarna Vapenfabriks Aktiebolag 1942'. 23.5" long barrel, 44" overall. Bluing 50%, thinning at the extremities. Bright shiny bore, sharp rifling. Matching serial numbers except bolt. Wood is beech with a beautiful woodgrain. It is in very good condition with small dings and scratches, no cracks. Brass Bore Tag: 6.50mm - #1 bore. Non-matching cleaning rod included. Smooth action. A really nice 72-year old rifle in its original configuration. Most Swedish Mausers were mfg'd by Carl Gustafs, Husqvarna made Mausers are rare. 688023 Swedish Mauser Rifle PICTURES

$445 on hold

Carl Gustafs Stads Gevarsfaktori, Sweden, 1945

Swedish Ljungman AG42B Semiautomatic rifle

6.5x55mm Swedish

High quality Swedish manufactured semiautomatic rifle, a 1945 production. 10-round detachable box magazine. Metal finish: 75% thinning bluing. Shiny bore with decent rifling, darker in the grooves. All visible serial numbers match. Wood is in very good condition w/ small dings and scratches, one 1/2" hairline crack. The rifle has the original adjustable "digital" rear sight, the front sight protector and muzzle brake. Cleaning rod included. One 10-round magazine. One of the best quality early semiautomatic rifles ever made. Swedish Ljungman Rifle PICTURES

$825

Soc. Ind. Suisse, Switzerland, 1875

Swiss Vetterli M1871 Rifle

10.35x38

A very early bolt action rifle with a 12-round tube magazine, probably the most advanced military rifle of its time. Receiver marked 'Soc. Ind. Suisse' (the old name of SIG) and 'Syst. Vetterlin'. Metal surface is 80% bluing, turning to brown patina with scattered light pitting. Bore has strong sharp rifling, shiny with dark patches. Stock is in very good condition, solid with dings, no cracks. Serial numbers match. Pitted buttplate. Antique, no license is needed to purchase. 109618 Swiss Vetterli Rifle PICTURES

$275 Antique on hold

Bern, Switzerland, 1893

Swiss Schmidt Rubin M1889 Rifle

7.5mm M89 Swiss

The first Swiss made straight pull bolt action rifle, the the most advanced and best quality military rifle made in its time. The action is an engineering and manufacturing marvel. Comes with a 12-round removable box magazine. Metal finish 95% blue, thinning at the edges. Perfect mirror bore. All visible serial numbers match, including the magazine. Excellent overall condition. Nice stock with no cracks, few handling marks, some scratches by the rear sight. Excellent "old world" Swiss workmanship and elegance. These are very accurate long rifles. Antique, no license is needed to purchase. Swiss Schmidt Rubin rifle PICTURES

$515 Antique

Bern, Switzerland, 1925

Swiss Schmidt Rubin K11 Carbine

7.5x55 Swiss

Straight pull bolt action carbine used by the Swiss Army. This is the rare carbine version of the M1911 long rifle. Removable 5-round box magazine. Good to very good overall condition. 75% blue remains. Dark bore with strong rifling. All serial numbers match, including the magazine. Bolt knob plastic washer is missing. Nice stock with no cracks, plenty of smaller handling marks. Swiss crest on buttstock. Excellent workmanship, smooth action. The soldier's name and address is on a tag under the buttplate. Comes with an original Swiss marked leather sling. Swiss Schmidt Rubin Carbine PICTURES

$290

SIG, Bern, Switzerland, 1956

Swiss Schmidt Rubin K31 Carbine

7.5x55 Swiss

Straight pull bolt action carbine used by the Swiss Army. This is the modernized version of the K11. Removable 5-round box magazine. Very good overall condition. 90% blue remains. Excellect bright bore with strong rifling. All serial numbers match, including the magazine. Nice stock with no cracks, with smaller handling marks, mostly near the buttplate. Sharp Swiss crest on the receiver and on the buttstock. Excellent workmanship, smooth action. The soldier's name and address is on a tag under the buttplate. Swiss Schmidt Rubin Carbine PICTURES

$325 on hold

Oberndorf, Germany, cca.1904

Turkish M1903/35 Mauser rifle

7.92x57mm (8mm Mauser)

A scarce M1903 Turkish Contract Mauser, made in Germany around 1904. It has a unique elevated stripper clip loader in the receiver. Receiver legend: 'TC ASFA ANKARA' with Crescent Moon Turkish crest. 1936 Ankara arsenal conversion from 7.65mm to 7.92 (8mm Mauser) per Turkish 1935 standard. Metal finish: 75% turning brown with light pitting. Bright bore with strong rifling, dark grooves. Matching number on receiver and rear sight parts. Bolt does not match, as usual with the Turk Mausers. Wood very good with dings and bruises, no cracks. Better than average condition. Comes with a cleaning rod. 17454 Turkish Mauser Rifle PICTURES

$225

Erfurt, Germany, cca.1915

Turkish Kar.98/35 Mauser

7.92x57mm (8mm Mauser)

Originally a German Kar.98 Mauser used in WW1. Purchased by Turkey post WW1, and converted to their 1935-standard. The conversion included: new nosecap and bayonet lug to accept the standard Turkish bayonets, shortened handguard, German markings replaced by Turkish ones. Receiver legend: 'TC ASFA ANKARA K-KALE' with Crescent Moon crest, 1944 Ankara Arsenal rebuild date. Straight bolt handle, protected front sight. Bluing 75%. Good bore with strong rifling, dark in the groves. Non-matching serial numbers, typical with Turk Mausers. Stock is near excellent w/ very few bumps, no cracks. Woodgrain is pretty. Short crack in the handguard. A good quality German made rifle in much better than average condition. An uncommon variation, have been marketed under various model numbers. 141361 German/Turkish Carbine PICTURES

$285

Oberndorf, Germany, cca.1916

Turkish M1938 Mauser

7.92x57mm (8mm Mauser)

Originally a German Gew.98 large ring Mauser used in WW1. Purchased by Turkey post WW1, and converted to their 1935-standard. The conversion included: new nosecap and bayonet lug to accept the standard Turkish bayonets, German markings replaced by Turkish ones. Receiver legend: 'T.C ASFA ANKARA K-KALE' with Crescent Moon crest, 1942 Ankara Arsenal rebuild date. 'T.C' (Turkiye Cumhuriyeti) = Republic of Turkey, 'ASFA' (Askari Fabrika) = Military Factory, 'ANKARA' = Capital city of Turkey, 'K. Kale' (Kirikkale Tufek Fabrikast) = Kirikkale Rifle Factory. Bluing 90%. Nice shiny bore with strong sharp rifling. Non-matching serial numbers, typical with Turk Mausers. Stock is in very good condition with few bumps and bruises, no cracks. Old leather sling included. A good quality German made rifle in much better than average condition. 96560 German/Turkish Rifle PICTURES

$232

Chatellerault, France, cca.1916

Turkish Forestry Carbine Mannlicher-Berthier Mle M16/48

8x50R (8mm French Lebel)

Originally a French Mannlicher-Berthier Mle M16 rifle used in WW1. Captured by Turkey during WW1 around Gallipoli. Converted to be used by the Turkish Forestry Protection Service in 1948. The conversion included: shortened barrel, full length stock and a new nosecap with integrated front sight protector. No provisions for bayonet. 41.5" full length. Original French markings were kept and Turkish legend added: 'T.C. ORMAN 1948'. 'T.C' (Turkiye Cumhuriyeti) = Republic of Turkey. Finish: 60% thinning blue. Nice shiny bore with strong rifling. Matching Turkish serial numbers on the receiver and bolt, very unusual with Turkish rifles. Stock is in good condition with typical bumps and bruises, wear in the forend, no cracks. 3-round Mannlicher-type magazine. An uncommon variation, less than 8000 of these conversions were made. 524 Turkish Forestry Carbine PICTURES

$285

Spandau, Germany, 1879

Uruguayian Daudeteau Dovitiis Mauser M1871/94 Rifle

6.5x53.5 SR Daudeteau

Originally a German made single shot Gewehr Mod.1871 Mauser rifle. Sold to Uruguay circa 1879-80. Military contractor Dovitiis arranged these rifles to be converted by St Denis, near Paris, France. The conversion and the 6.5mm cartridge was designed by French Major Louis d'Audeteau. Often referred to as Daudeteau Mauser or Dovitis Mauser. Both German and French markings are intact, except 'St Denis' is partially dinged. Metal finish 80% blue, thinning at the extremities, no rust. Excellent bore with strong bright rifling. Serial numbers match except buttplate. Stock is in very good condition, with bruises and storage compressions. Original cleaning rod included. Antique, no license is needed to purchase. 70738 Daudeteau Rifle PICTURES

$590 Antique

Spandau, Germany, 1884

Uruguayian Daudeteau Mauser M1871/94 Rifle

6.5x53.5 SR

A very rare project gun, restoreable. German made single shot K.Mod.1871 Mauser rifle, converted by St Denis, France for the Uruguayian Contract in 1894. Also called 'Dovitis Mauser'. Both German and French markings are intact. Metal finish 50% blue, thinner on the receiver. Very good bore, strong bright rifling, slight darkness in the grooves. Serial numbers do not match. Stock is in good condition, shortened. Stock is originally from a carbine version of this rifle, which has a thinner chamber area, so it will need inletting at the chamber area. Missing: bolthead, stock forend, front band, swivels, action screw. Antique, no license is needed to purchase. 9366 Daudeteau Rifle PICTURES

$195 Antique

Steyr, Austria, cca 1916

Yugoslavian (Serbian) Mannlicher M95M Short Rifle

7.92x57mm (8x57 Mauser)

Straight pull Mannlicher bolt action short rifle, originally made in the Austro-Hungarian Empire by Waffenfabrik Steyr. Believed to be a war reparation rifle provided to Serbia after WW1. It also has a Bulgarian Lion proof on the bolt, which makes the history of this rifle complicated. The rifle was reworked in Serbia (or by FN Belgium) with a new Mauser-type barrel and sights, altered clip, magazine, extractor, stock and stripper clip loading provisions were added. "Steyr M.95M" is marked on top of the receiver, the Serbians added the 2nd 'M'. Bluing is about 50%, nicely worn, no rust. Bore has fair rifling, darkness in the grooves. Serial numbers match, except bolt. Wood is in good condition with no cracks. Leather sling attached. The name 'Ivo Josic' is carved into the buttstock. This gun served in both World Wars. The often missing extractor and permanent clip is still there.10604 Yugoslavian Mannlicher M95M Rifle PICTURES

$395

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