"JAPANESE PEDERSEN SEMI-AUTO RIFLE. SN 5. Cal. 6.5 Jap. This rare rifle has a 26-1/2" bbl with offset sights with the front having unusual protective wings. The bolt is of the Pedersen style toggle & link system with a stripper clip slot in front edge. Left side of receiver has an integral scope rail similar to the German G43. Left side also has a serrated bolt release. Right side has a rotating safety with Japanese characters which, when in the up position, locks the bolt and also disconnects trigger. Rear of receiver is mounted with a clever integral vernier sight operated by depressing a button and rotating a knurled wheel on right side. The sight is graduated 300 to 1,100 meters. Bottom of receiver has an extended large rotary magazine, which appears to be able to accept ten rds, reminiscent of the Johnson Model 1941 rifle. Mounted in a 1-pc Buna wood stock with grasping grooves on sides and thirteen cooling holes in a groove on the bottom. Full length hand guard has nine cooling slots on each side. Middle band & butt have sling loops which contain an orig Japanese leather sling with Japanese characters on inside. Front end of rifle has a Type 99 style band & bayonet lug with slotted cleaning rod. Accompanied by an orig Japanese bayonet with steel scabbard. PROVENANCE: Stern Collection. CONDITION: Fine to very fine, all visible parts matching numbered. Metal appears to retain most of an old professionally restored finish, slightly thinned on magazine cover. Stock has a hairline through reinforcing bolt on left side, otherwise wood is sound with minor chips in toe and retains most of a restored finish. Mechanics are fine, strong bright bore. Bayonet is very fine. 4-33702 JR152 (7,500-12,500)"
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