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Lot 526: World War II Japanese Nagoya Type 2 Paratrooper Rifle

Auction Date: September 10, 2021

Outstanding World War II Japanese Nagoya Type 2 Paratrooper Bolt Action Rifle

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $4,500 - $6,500

Outstanding World War II Japanese Nagoya Type 2 Paratrooper Bolt Action Rifle

Manufacturer: Nagoya
Model: Type 2
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 7.7 mm Japanese
Barrel: 25 1/4 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip:
Stock: hardwood
Item Views: 735
Item Interest: Very Active
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 363
Class: Curio & Relic Long Gun
Description:

A takedown variant of the Type 99 Arisaka, designed to be carried disassembled by paratroopers when jumping and then put together on the ground. Features blade front and folding rear sights with anti-aircraft wings, matching number dust cover, complete mum on the receiver, "501" assembly numbered stock irons, takedown wedge, and barrel, smooth pistol grip stock with cupped buttplate, and the matching partial serial number on the bayonet lug and bolt components. Includes a canvas sling with black finished hardware and reproduction plastic muzzle cover.

Rating Definition:

Excellent plus, as issued, retains 98% plus of the original blue finish with some scattered light handling marks and light edge wear. The wood is also excellent with a few scattered minor dings and scratches. Mechanically excellent.



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