49 3/4" total with a 31 1/4" barrel, Type 38 Arisaka Training Rifle with an unusual variation of a steel dust cover, only marks are on the stock butt. It still has the original ID tag on the butt. Not only was the caliber changed, but the sights, bayonet and cleaning rod are different than the Japanese version. $5.95 shipping. They have very poor quality control. In the case of a firearm, "Model" is a more accurate interpretation of the SHIKI (式) character, but the word "Type" has become well-established by collectors for decades. [11] The end result is a Type 38 which is similar in size to the Arisaka Type 99 short rifle. The rifle was improved from its previous rifle, the Type 30. 610 Oakwood Ave. It also has the mark under the Mum that shows the rifle was pulled out of military service and became a school, or training rifle. The Type 30 rifle Arisaka (三十年式歩兵銃, Sanjū-nen-shiki hoheijū, "year 30 type infantry firearm") was a box-fed bolt-action repeating rifle that was the standard infantry rifle of the Imperial Japanese Army from 1897 (the 30th year of the Meiji period, hence "Type 30") to 1905. This is a very nice Japanese Type 38 Arisaka training rifle made during WWII. $14.90 shipping. STOCK $ 125. Part 2", "Foreign Rifles of the Spanish Republic, 1936-1939", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Type_38_rifle&oldid=995449789, Articles lacking reliable references from November 2018, Short description is different from Wikidata, Articles with unsourced statements from August 2018, Articles containing Japanese-language text, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License. If you’re looking for a good example of a WWII Japanese Trainer, this is the one for you. However, the weapon had numerous shortcomings, which were highlighted by combat experience in the early stages of the Russo-Japanese War. mattfrenton@live.com The rifle had an inherently high accuracy rate and proved very reliable in even the most adverse conditions found on the modern battlefield - particularly in the jungle fighting of Southeast Asia and across the Pacific Theater. The below parts have been removed from a large batch of Type 38 Arisaka rifles that were manufactured at the Kokura, Nagoya and Mukden (Manchuria) Arsenals. This rifle does have the “Mum”, but there are 2 lines stamped over it. It is also not known if these were made before or right after the surrender of Japanese forces. It does show grind marked fore and after of the 83. The stock and barrel was cut down. [13], These copies of the Type 38 rifles are believed to have been manufactured at the South Manchuria Army Arsenal (also known as the 918 Arsenal), but very little is known about them. The Arisaka rifles were designated with the year of the current emperor's reign. [16], Unlike the Siamese Type 66 (แบบ ๖๖), this rifle is a standard Japanese Type 38 in 6.5x50sr that was sent as aid from Japan to Thailand in 1940. Condition: For parts or not working. Approximately 40,000 carbines are thought to have been produced. [10] The barrels were shortened to 635 mm (25.0 in) from the standard 794 mm (31.3 in) barrel and the stock shortened to match the barrel while the handguard retained its original length. Mechanically this rifle works as it should. This is a great example of the Japanese training rifle and even comes with a very nice original canvas sling. Firing Pin /Striker Spring Japanese Arisaka Type 38 and 99. This rifle is not import marked and is more than likely a WWII bringback. 740-281-4158, Copyright © 2020 Axis Arms. In addition, the bolt handles appears to be matching those on the late Type 99s. If you’re looking for a good example of a WWII Japanese Trainer, this is the one for you. The Type 38 rifle used the 6.5×50mm Arisaka cartridge. This rifle is not import marked and is more than likely a WWII bringback. An original brass muzzle protector cap for Japanese Arisaka rifles. Web Hosting and Design by InMotion Hosting, Beretta Model 1951 Pistol Rare Early Alloy Framed 3 Digit Serial Number. The Type 38 was fairly heavy, at about 4.25 kg. This cover will only fit on rifles with a bare, unprotected front sight without any sight protecting wings. In late 1914 or early 1915 Imperial Russia, desperate for arms, bought the remainder left in Japan which was either 35,400 or 60,000 rifles and carbines. With a 0.312-inch bore, it was nominally a .30-caliber rifle intended to replace the 6.5x50 cartridge in Japan’s Type 38 rifle. The finish is mostly patina. [21], Estonian conversion of standard Type 38 to .303 British cartridge, intended for usage by second line troops of the Estonian Defence League. [3] A dust cover was added because of experiences in the Russo-Japanese War that left rifles inoperable from dust. Its barrel was 487 millimeters (19.2 in), overall length 966 millimeters (38.0 in), and weight 3.3 kilograms (7.3 lb). On the other hand, all the 38s I've seen online have two gas vent holes on the receiver while this one only has one. This cartridge produces little recoil when fired. [12], Chinese copy of the Japanese Type 38 at the Taiyuan Arsenal in the very late 1920s to early 1930s for the warlord of Shansi province, General Yen Hsi-shan. The receiver is marked 六五步槍 or "six-five rifle". It has great patina and will look excellent hanging on the wall. It was used in World War 1. SN - E7074, This is a circa WWII Japanese Training Rifle designed to look exactly like a Arisaka Type 38 except to fire blanks. japanese type 38 arisaka, 6.5 x 51 cal military rifle, 20"bbl, no mum or dust cover, ejectors, single trigger, medium dark walnut, 1/2 grip, lop 13 1/8, 7lbs 7oz, blade front, elevato ...click for more info According to the overall design, it should be a 38. The Type 38 at 1,280 millimeters (50.4 in) was the longest rifle of the war, due to the emphasis on bayonet training for the Japanese soldier of the era, whose average height was 160 centimeters (5 ft 3 in). The Imperial Japanese Army introduced the Type 30 rifle in 1897. An earlier, similar weapon was the Type 30 Year Meiji Rifle, which was also used alongside it. Buy WWII Japanese Arisaka Type 38 School Training Rifle Star Marked T38 Trainer: GunBroker is the largest seller of Other Collectible Guns Collectible Firearms All: 879574071 The Type 38 rifle used the 6.5×50mm Arisaka cartridge. Has a dark smooth bore designed to use 6.5mm blanks (not for firing standard ammunition), cast receiver with integral tang extensions. Designated the Type 99 rifle, this new rifle used the more powerful 7.7×58mm Arisaka cartridge already in use with the Type 92 heavy machine gun and the Type 97 light machine gun. In the late 1930s to the early 1940s, an unknown number of Type 38 rifles were converted into short rifles at Nagoya Arsenal, that did all rebuilds of Type 38 and Type 44 rifles and carbines. AK Enterprises, U.S.A. Free Shipping. It was reliable and accurate. Axis Arms 1914 saw the British Army is a desperate search for quantitative service rifles for training to counter its growing wartime enlistment numbers. Japanese Military Type 38 Arisaka Bolt Action Rifles: 1923 - 1940 Click Here To See: Close Up Image Of Rifle. The stock has a tight crack on the left side along the grip. BOLT DUST COVER. Although a sturdy weapon, at just over 50 inches, the Arisaka Type 38 6.5mm (1905) rifle was a bit too long for the typical height of a Japanese infantryman. Almost all parts, including screws cannot be interchanged with the Japanese Type 38. This is a great example of the Japanese training rifle and even comes with a very nice original canvas sling. In fact, the Type 38 even served as the official primary service rifle of the British Army for a time. The rifle was even l… Purposely has no locking lugs on the bolt, no rifling, no blood letting grooves on bayo, etc. The receiver is marked with the Siamese Charkra with "Type 66" (แบบ ๖๖) written under it. Some bling loss and handling marks throughout. Grafs does not make that ammo; they just offer it for sale, but it is made by PCI in Hobart, Indiana Grafs does not load or sell their own, or Hornady-made ammo for the Type 38 or the Type 99 Arisaka. ), Kokura arsenal from 1938 to 1941: 49,500 units (est. [4] The weapon was produced in several locations: By 1940 more than three million Type 38s had been issued to the Imperial Japanese Army. The rifle lacked a bayonet. There are a few light handling marks throughout. Some 14,000 were produced. In early 1914 the first 10,000-15,000 rifles arrived in Mexico, but the Japanese suspended, probably because Huerta had fled the country in mid-1914 and feared they would not be paid for the rest. The Type 38 rifle Arisaka was a bolt-action rifle. Japanese Arisaka 38 Bolt Action Rifle, Training Rifle, Heiwa Shiki Type (Peace Type), GSS, G-VG, C&R, Used. Japanese Arisaka 38 bolt action training rifle with no "mum" or manufacture identification marks and a receiver ring marked with three Japanese characters indicating "Heiwa Shiki Type" (Peace/Happiness Type). Location: El Dorado,CA,USA. The Type 38 rifle used the 6.5×50mm Arisaka cartridge. It has great patina and will look excellent hanging on the wall. It has an under-folding bayonet similar to the Japanese Type 44. Introduced to service in 1939, the Type 99 was chambered for the 7.7x58mm Japanese cartridge. All rights reserved. They have a unique storage compartment in the buttstock for a cleaning rod. However, while on par with the Norwegian and Italian 6.5mmmilitary cartridges of the time, the 6.5×50mm was not as powerful as several others in use by other nations. However, not all units received the new weapon, and the mixture of types with incompatible cartridges led to considerable logistics issues during World War II. Nambu World: Type 30 Arisaka Rifles. However, while on par with the Norwegian and Italian 6.5mm military cartridges of the time, the 6.5×50mm was not as powerful as several others in use by other nations. Arisaka Type 38 Barrel Rest #F914. As with the standard Type 38, but with a rifle scope with 2.5x magnification, introduced in 1937. The type 38 arisaka was a japanese rifle made in early 1900s for the Japanese army. The manufacturer mark is from the Kokura Arsenal. On the top of receiver forward of gas hole is a naval anchor … However, this rifle is a non shooter and should not be fired with live 6.5mm ammunition under any circumstances. $15.99. [20], Ordered in mid 1913 by the Huerta government in the standard Mexican military caliber, 7×57mm Mauser, for 50,000 rifles and later for another 25,000 carbines from the Tokyo Artillery Arsenal. Intended for use by cavalry, engineers, quartermasters and other non-frontline troops, the Type 38 carbine was introduced into service at the same time as the standard Type 38. The right side of the stock butt has a school marking. Although total production is unknown, it is estimated that approximately 100,000 were converted. It was produced in a number of locations: Similar to the Type 38 carbine from the middle band back. Unlike the other Type 19 that is a copy of the Type 30 carbine, but in 7.92×57mm Mauser, this Type 19 is chambered in the Japanese 6.5x50sr cartridge. Description: Type 99 Arisaka 7.7 Training Rifle (Blanks Only) has a 25.5" Smoothbore Barrel. The Type 38 at 128 cm (50.4 in) was the longest rifle of the war, due to the emphasis on bayonet training for the Japanese soldier of the era, whose average height was 160 centimeters (5 ft 3 in). Each variation based entirely on the nosecap size and the spacing of the nosecap screws. The true military designation is unknown. Some of the Type 38 training rifles were designed to fire a 6.5mm wooden bullet blank cartridge. During the reign of Hirohito, rifles were designated by the last one or two digits of the adoption year according to the standard Japanese calendar. [19], Made after World War II, these carbines were made in Thailand at the Royal Thai Arsenals in Bangkok from Type 38 parts for a handy carbine for police. Matching Numbers: Bolt is matching. All other parts appear correct and original. The Type 38 Arisaka is a bolt-action rifle that was used by the Imperial Japanese during the first half of the 20th century. These rifles were issued to second-line troops to free up rifles in their main caliber from front line duties for the Franco-Thai War. [18] Very few of these rifles were imported into the United States because of the Gun Control Act of 1968 restricting former military arms from entering the country. [17] Later in the 1950s, some of these rifles had their barrels and stocks cut down to short rifle length with many of those being rechambered for .30-06 Type 88 cartridge and becoming Type Type 83/88s (แบบ ๘๓/๘๘). This is a very nice Japanese Type 38 Arisaka training rifle made during WWII. In the late 1930's the Japanese developed a rifle to compete in 'Modern Warfare'. Wood Condition: Stock is in good condition throughout. 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