Lot 137: Japanese Arisaka Type 99 Rifle - 7.7 Japanese Cal.
December 4, 2016
Harrisburg, PA, USALive Auction
Description: SERIAL #: 77364 (non-matching on bolt and receiver) DESIGN: WWII Era Japanese bolt action type 99 short rifle with internal magazine and hinged floor plate. 25" barrel. Brought back from WWII by the consignor's Grandfather. MATERIAL/FINISH COMPOSITION: Blued steel. Wood military stock with fullered forearm. FEATURES: Shrouded blade front sight. Rear adjustable military sight with aircraft sights intact. The crest of the receiver retains the Mum and the dust cover. Steel butt plate with top tang. Two barrel bands. Bayonet lug on bottom of front barrel band. Number on front barrel band matches receiver. Monopod is present and is attached to the bottom of the rear barrel band. Sling swivels and period leather sling. CONDITION: Good. Approximately 50% of the finish remains on metal components. Light scratches and old pitting across all metal surfaces. Bore is very good. Stock shows moderate wear with scratches, gouges, and scrapes. Significant bullet damage to the right side of the stock and another bullet hole in the butt stock with related longitudinal cracks. Moderate surface wear to leather sling. INVENTORY NO. / CATEGORY: 4808-001/C&R ESTIMATE: $200 - $300