"JAPANESE PRE-WWII EXPERIMENTAL SEMI-AUTO MILITARY RIFLE. SN 8. Cal. 6.5 Jap. Made at Nippon Special Steel Factory as a copy of the American & British Pedersen rifle with 23-1/4" bbl, integral front sight pedestal with hooded barleycorn sight. The receiver has the Pedersen style toggle action bolt with a stripper clip slot in the front edge. The rear sight is integral with rear edge of receiver and has an adjusting knurled knob graduated from 300 to 1,500 yards. The detachable box magazine is released via a catch in the front edge of trigger guard that has a push button safety to prevent the magazine being released prematurely. Rifle safety is a swinging lever on right side just above trigger. Mounted in 2-pc wood stock with the forestock split longitudinally with grasping grooves below middle band and five cooling slots on each side above middle band. It has sling loops on left side with a smooth metal buttplate. All visible parts are numbered "8" except magazine which bears the numbers "2" on the body and "4" on the base. This rifle operates on a gas system which has a pressure relief piston below muzzle through the upper band. PROVENANCE: Stern Collection. CONDITION: Very good. Metal retains about 50% thin orig blue turning plum with balance a gray patina. The forestock has a small arsenal repair at left rear edge, otherwise is sound and original with numerous nicks, dings & scratches and retains a hand worn patina. Buttstock has a crack through the bottom buttplate screw hole, otherwise is sound with nicks, dings & scratches and retains generous amounts of orig factory finish. Mechanics are crisp, strong sharp bore, dark in the grooves. 4-33701 JR151 (7,500-12,500)"
Reloading kit for pinfire cartridges (5mm,7mm, 9mm & 12mm)
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