The finish is mostly patina. The right side of the stock butt has a school marking. Chinese sources state that these rifles were made in China for Japan, but for whom it is not known. This is a very nice Japanese Type 38 Arisaka training rifle made during WWII. Total 24,000 rifles were rebored during 1929-1934. BOLT DUST COVER. The 918 stamped on top of the receivers stands for the date of September 18, 1931; the date of the Mukden Incident. 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. Mechanically this rifle works as it should. , 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. Major Kijiro Nambu undertook a redesign of the Type 30, which was introduced in 1906. In the late 1930's the Japanese developed a rifle to compete in 'Modern Warfare'. The receiver is marked with the Siamese Charkra with "Type 66" (à¹à¸à¸ à¹à¹) written under it. There is no consistency to serial numbers or arsenal marks as the rifles were converted from existing stock. There are a few light handling marks throughout. Notes: This is a very nice Japanese Type 38 Arisaka training rifle made during WWII. 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 Although total production is unknown, it is estimated that approximately 100,000 were converted. Has a dark smooth bore designed to use 6.5mm blanks (not for firing standard ammunition), cast receiver with integral tang extensions. , Unlike the Siamese Type 66 (à¹à¸à¸ à¹à¹), this rifle is a standard Japanese Type 38 in 6.5x50sr that was sent as aid from Japan to Thailand in 1940. The Arisaka Type 38 (Rifle, Meiji 38th Year) was the standard rifle issued to the Imperial Japanese infantry by the time of the fighting of World War 1 (1914-1918). 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. Honeycutt Jr., Fred L. and Anthony, F. Patt. The PCI ammo is crap quality that can damage your rifle. The Type 38 rifle Arisaka was a bolt-action rifle. $95.00. If you’re looking for a good example of a WWII Japanese Trainer, this is the one for you. The rifle was even longer when the 40 cm (15.7… 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. , Two versions of the converted Type 38s consisted of rifles with just a SKS barrel. In the case of a firearm, "Model" is a more accurate interpretation of the SHIKI (å¼) character, but the word "Type" has become well-established by collectors for decades. , 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. Firing Pin /Striker Spring Japanese Arisaka Type 38 and 99. Not only was the caliber changed, but the sights, bayonet and cleaning rod are different than the Japanese version. Blank, has a 31 1/2" barrel with smooth bore, this is a blank training rifle made from type 38 rifle. 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. However, a concern that the 6.5Ã50mmSR Arisaka cartridge did not compare favorably to the ammunition used by the other great powers in the war led to the introduction of a further generation of rifles in 1939, during the Second Sino-Japanese War. Like the other Type 19, it also has a cherry blossom on the receiver and not the Japanese Imperial Chrysanthemum and also says "North China Type 19" (åæ¯ä¸ä¹å¼). Estimated to have been 108,000 made. The stock and barrel was cut down. This cover was originally on a Type 38 Arisaka Naval training rifle, but it would also fit on a Type 99 rifle with the same style of front sight. 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. $3.00 shipping. Description: Type 99 Arisaka 7.7 Training Rifle (Blanks Only) has a 25.5" Smoothbore Barrel. AK Enterprises, U.S.A. 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. The rifle was improved from its previous rifle, the Type 30. It does show grind marked fore and after of the 83.  The end result is a Type 38 which is similar in size to the Arisaka Type 99 short rifle. 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. On the top of receiver forward of gas hole is a naval anchor … $5.95 shipping. Because the 6.5Ã50mmSR Arisaka cartridge it fired was considered underpowered, a replacement was devised, the Type 99 rifle, but both rifles saw usage until the end of the war. All rights reserved.  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 (à¹à¸à¸ à¹à¹/à¹à¹). The Arisaka rifle Type 99 was a common sight during the fighting in the Pacific in World War II. 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. The receiver is marked å äºæ¥æ§ or "six-five rifle". The manufacturer mark is from the Kokura Arsenal. A WW2 GI Bring back. They were made to fit the Mexican Mauser model 1895, 1902 or 1910 bayonets. The Type 38 rifle used the 6.5Ã50mm Arisaka cartridge. Japanese Arisake Type 38 Rifle and Type 99 Rifle The type 38 arisaka was a japanese rifle made in early 1900s for the Japanese army. 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. 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 rifle was even longer when the 40 cm (15.75 inches) Type 30 bayonet was fixed. However, this rifle is a non shooter and should not be fired with live 6.5mm ammunition under any circumstances. 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. This is a great example of the Japanese training rifle and even comes with a very nice original canvas sling. Wood Condition: Stock is in good condition throughout. The rifle was even l… or Best Offer. 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. 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. It was reliable and accurate. The butt plate was just a piece of leather, put on with nails instead of screws. The Type 38 rifle used the 6.5×50mm Arisaka cartridge. Japanese Arisaka Type 38 rifle training(?) A 6.5mm rifle & Bayonet that can shoot blanks of type but Not meant to fire live rounds! 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. Approximately 40,000 carbines are thought to have been produced. What would happen if somehow a Japanese school kid with a fully loaded Type 38 Trainer ended up virtually face to face with an American Para-Marine stuck in a tree, still trying to cut his parachute harness? 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 It was produced in a number of locations: Similar to the Type 38 carbine from the middle band back. JAPANES ARISKA Type 38 6.5 Rifle Part TRIGGER With Spring used. This is a great example of the Japanese training rifle and even comes with a very nice original canvas sling. This training rifle and its gallery ammo seem to be the predecessors to plastic training ammo and respectively modified firearms. For a time it was the standard rifle of the Japanese infantry. 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). The design effort which led to it was led by a Japanese military officer, Col. Nariaki Arisaka. , 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. So I'm split between whether it was modeled after the Arisaka 38 or 99. 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. Nambu reduced the number of parts making up the Type 30's bolt from nine to six and at that same time simplified manufacture and disassembly of the bolt without the need for tools. It is also not known if these were made before or right after the surrender of Japanese forces. Its barrel was 487 millimeters (19.2 in), overall length 966 millimeters (38.0 in), and weight 3.3 kilograms (7.3 lb). The stock has a tight crack on the left side along the grip. Some 14,000 were produced. This auction is for a Japanese Type 38 Arisaka in 6.5x50, or “6.5 Jap”. The Type 38 rifle used the 6.5×50mm Arisaka cartridge. , Ordered in mid 1913 by the Huerta government in the standard Mexican military caliber, 7Ã57mm Mauser, for 50,000 rifles and later for another 25,000 carbines from the Tokyo Artillery Arsenal. The scope was offset to allow loading by stripper clip and bolt handle slightly bent down. However, the weapon had numerous shortcomings, which were highlighted by combat experience in the early stages of the Russo-Japanese War. The 19 may mean the 19th year of Showa Era or 1944. 1914 saw the British Army is a desperate search for quantitative service rifles for training to counter its growing wartime enlistment numbers. 16lb Load Rating. $30.00. This cartridge produces little recoil when fired.  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. This is a great example of the Japanese training rifle and even comes with a very nice original canvas sling. 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. This page was last edited on 21 December 2020, at 02:44. Nambu World: Type 30 Arisaka Rifles. Japanese Arisaka Type-38 6.5 Rifle Rear Barrel Band. 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). Unlike the other Type 19 that is a copy of the Type 30 carbine, but in 7.92Ã57mm Mauser, this Type 19 is chambered in the Japanese 6.5x50sr cartridge. This is a very nice Japanese Type 38 Arisaka training rifle made during WWII. Some bling loss and handling marks throughout. , A relatively crude copy of the Type 38 carbine that is believed to have been made mostly in the Chinese city of Tientsin and may have been intended for puppet troops. The Type 38 was fairly heavy, at about 4.25 kg.  Another version consisted of a SKS barrel with a front stock cap and folding bayonet. Worn metal finish with dark spotting on the barrel. This rifle is not import marked and is more than likely a WWII bringback. It still has the original ID tag on the butt. This cover will only fit on rifles with a bare, unprotected front sight without any sight protecting wings. The true military designation is unknown. Japanese world war two TRAINER rifle stock type TYPE 38 TRANING RIFLE STOCK this has the aluminum school … It was known also as the Type 38 Year Meiji Carbine in Japan. 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