** Sporterized Japanese Type 38 Carbine

6.5mm caliber, 19.25" barrel, S/N 11935.  Blued finish, custom stock with cheek rest.  Blade front sight with ladder rear sight.  Receiver marked with intact Imperial chrysanthemum and model number.  Left side of receiver marked with series "4" marking, serial number, and Nagoya arsenal marking.  


Good as is.  Finish shows some minor thinning around muzzle and some stripping of finish on working parts, some evidence of refinishing.  Stock shows handling marks and some flaking.  Bore is fair to good; some darkening with old corrosion, visible rifling.

Estimate: $200 - $400
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium


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