Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 1801: Two Military Long Arms

Auction Date: December 3, 2010

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $950 - $1,400

A) Scarce Egyptian Rashid Carbine

Manufacturer: Egyptian Arm
Model: Rashid
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 7.62x39
Barrel: 20 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 6283
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 65
Class: Modern Long Gun
Description:

Scaled down version of the Swedish Ljungman with the left side of the receiver marked "RASHEED 7.62 MADE IN U.A.R." with "5819" in electric pencil. Remaining markings are in Farsi. Folding bayonet, blade and tangent sights, and importer marking on barrel. This is a relatively scarce rifle that was unavailable outside of Egypt until a small quantity was imported in the early 1980s.

Rating Definition:

Excellent. The rifle retains 97% original blue finish with some minor thinning on the barrel and some minor edge wear. The wood is fine with some chipping near the buttplate, a few minor dents and gouges, and some minor dings and scratches (more prevalent on the buttstock).



B) Swedish AG-42B Ljungmann Semi-Automatic Rifle with Bayonet

Manufacturer: Swedish
Model: Ljungman
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 6.5x55 mm
Barrel: 24 1/2 inch round
Finish: matte black
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 6283
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 65
Class: Curio & Relic Long Gun
Description:

Sights have "AG1 / GF56" marked sight attachments, receiver marked with a "crown/C" proof with the date 1943 on the left side and "SS" on the right side, built-in muzzle compensator, and full length military stock with brass buttstock disc. The number "90367" is marked in electric pencil on the bolt. Complete with bayonet, scabbard with frog, and bore cleaning kit.

Rating Definition:

Excellent. The rifle retains 98% original matte black finish with some minor handling marks. The wood is excellent with a few minor gouges and some minor dings and pressure marks.



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