"JAPANESE TYPE 2 ARISAKA TAKEDOWN PARATROOPER RIFLE. SN 12860. Cal. 7.7 Jap. Type 99 short rifle alteration with 25-1/2" bbl, standard front sight, anti-aircraft rear sight with intact chrysanthemum on the takedown hardware over the front of receiver. The takedown hardware, bbl & receiver are all marked "455". It has a cleaning rod & side mount sling loops and is mounted in a 2-pc laminated mahogany stock. Left side of receiver has the Nagoya Arsenal stamp. Accompanied by a Nagoya Arsenal bayonet with steel scabbard and leather frog with inked Japanese characters on back of one loop. PROVENANCE: Stern Collection. CONDITION: Extremely fine, all matching including bolt. Metal retains most of its orig arsenal finish, slightly thinned over receiver. Wood is sound with usual light nicks & dings and a small splinter on tip of forestock and retains most of its orig arsenal finish. Mechanics are fine, strong bright bore, frosty in the grooves. Bayonet is extremely fine with bright blade and orig finish on scabbard turning plum. Frog has most of its orig brown finish. 4-34096 JR8 (3,000-5,000)"
Reloading kit for pinfire cartridges (5mm,7mm, 9mm & 12mm)
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