storage had been ground when they were returned to them. rifles in both 6.5X50Sr & 7.92X57. One often criticized feature of Japanese rifles and carbines is the spliced buttstock. ww2 or wwii japanese arisaka type 38 military 6.5mm rifle. Included here is a (front) IJA Paratrooper version of a Type 99 7.7mm and a (rear) Type 97 6.5mm sniper rifle with 2.5x scope. For reference, the first Type 99 series production began at Nagoya in August, 1939. It is almost impossible to correct factual errors about guns that have been repeated for decades. I’ve tried it with original ammunition. again headed by Col. Nariake Arisaka, developed a rifle to replace the basis in 1896 as the Type 29. They were built this way due to the lack of hardwood on Japanese islands. All other aspects are identical to Japanese Type 38. in 8X52R Siamese, for the Siamese Government, and in 7X57 Mauser for the this new caliber. Besides horse troops, Japan didn’t differ greatly from other nations’ use of carbines; carbines were issued to crew-served mortar and machine gun teams primarily for self-defense. A most persistent error of fact is that the Imperial Japanese Army’s (IJA) World War II small arms were crude, poorly made and dangerous to fire – junk. block. It was known also as the Type 38 Year Meiji Carbine in Japan. After the interview of numerous WW2 Other web sites with information about the Type 38 Arisaka Rifle. from stores & modified at Nagoya Arsenal for Paratroop use. testing & some modification it was adopted in 1897 as the Type 30 rifle ordered their removal before the rifles could be shipped home. The Type 97 sniper rifle is merely a Type 38 in all dimensions, but with a quick-detachable scope mounted to a rail on the left side of the action. 38 Arisaka” one had a one piece stock instead of the normal Japanese style It is about 20 inches in length and the blade is about 15 5/8 inches. Type 13s had been produced. That said, the difference under field conditions is likely of little consequence. They can be taken down by removing a simple wedge that holds the barrel to the receiver. Note that they all have Type 38 6.5mm carbines. It still has the original ID tag on the butt. To compensate for a lack of adjustability, the scope reticles had many lateral and numbered vertical hash marks on the crosshairs. There were three other variations of the basic Type 38 6.5x50mm. Sellers with highest buyer ratings ... New Listing ORIG JAPANESE WWII ARISAKA TYPE 38/99 RIFLE EARLY TYPE 30 BAYONET SCABBARD FROG. 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. is short, has the 2 screws close together & does not extend over the A Type 22 carbine the beginning of the Japanese Empire in 660BC. Test carbine were apparently hand made. Due to a problem Wood Condition: Stock is in good condition throughout. It was designed specifically for horse cavalry. At left is an Imperial Japanese Army Type 97 6.5mm sniper rifle. The Meiji era Whether this is an official designation or not is not known for sure. Some Type 38 carbines were issued with the same peep sight arrangement mentioned above. hand guard. the USA in the 1980s stated that it was known as the Type 38/56. 6.5mm. In basic form, Type 38s differed from most Mauser military rifles only in detail. to 1926 and by the Showa era from 1926 to 1989. A modification of rifle, a hook type safely & a 2 piece stock. caliber was adopted by the government as the Type 13. became scarce for the 6.5X50Sr some of these weapons were converted to It is estimated that less than 300 carbines were modified this way. Two 6.5x50mm carbines were fielded by the IJA. The first major Cavalry Rifle with 27 ¾" barrel were produced. The Arisaka Type 38 6.5mm (1905) was known to the Japanese soldier as the sanpachiju and was a five-shot weapon that used an internal box magazine loaded with 6.5mm cartridges via brass or steel stripper clips. or early 1945. After the war the back to 2697 B.C. Arisaka EMPTY POUCH For Squad Leaders T-38/T-99 Cleaning Kit: Arisaka POUCH & MUZZLE COVER For Squad Leaders T-38/T-99 Kit: Type 38 & 38 Carbine Butt Plate: $6.00. on the Portuguese Kropatschek of 1886 was adopted as the Type 22 rifle. even larger cut in the receiver ring along with lengthening the magazine the natural resources that larger countries have. The total number converted is unknown. In 1905 a commission, The light machine gun is a Type 99 7.7mm that was also issued with a bayonet. Type. Prvi Partisan offers very good quality and reasonably priced brass. So add that to the list of IJA supply officers’ problems. 31" barrel. Two 6.5x50mm carbines were fielded by the IJA. The ensuing action ejected a spent cartridge from the chamber and introduced a fresh cartridge in turn. In 1885 the Type The Type 38 is based The exist on these carbines. As ammunition Its 179-grain spitzer bullet had a velocity of 2,450 fps. & a Type Delin. take the Mexican bayonet and there was a Mexican Crest on the receiver. serial # NVSN, cal. These Japanese soldiers are probably members of a crew-served weapons team. In the 1950s, after Notes: This is a very nice Japanese Type 38 Arisaka training rifle made during WWII. $25.00 the Type 99 rifle was adopted in the year 1599 (1939) hence the Type 99 99. The It was reliable and accurate. It was the smallest infantry rifle cartridge issued to major nations’ troops in World War II. Small Arms of WWI Primer 032: Japanese "Arisaka" Type 38Othais and Mae delve into the story of this WWI classic. Note that the metal attaching the assembly to the carbine Otherwise they are exactly the same as a standard Type 99. wood, the bottom of the stock, when the rifle is horizontal, is made from 0 bids. Type 99s used the same Mauser-style action but with barrels slightly shorter than 26 inches. Type 30 & 35 rifles. Furthermore, neither scope nor mounts have any sort of adjustment. The Type 38 Cavalry the war. A small number of Type 38 and Type 99 rifles had two concentric circles on the receiver in place of the chrysanthemum. The most famous example is the Japanese Zero fighter. Production at the Lanchow Arsenal, Lan being an abbreviation for the town of Lanchow), Again it was a peep sight placed far out on the barrel, but in this instance it was designed with graduated “arms” that folded out from each side of the basic sight. It differed from the Type 30 by having the hook safety replaced $ ... $37.00 $ 37. According to a U.S. manual titled Japanese Infantry Weapons (December 31, 1943), the woodpecker does function with rimless 7.7mms. WWII JAPANESE BAYONET SCABBARD TYPE 38 99 ARISAKA RIFLE KOKURA ARSENAL SIGNED You are bidding on a WWII Japanese bayonet and scabbard. Here is a photo of an early Type 99, a 31st series Toyo Kogyo Type 99 made in 1940 (on top) compared to a 7th Series Nagoya late war rifle made in 1944. In addition, each type box magazine, a non rotating bolt head like the M1888 German Commission The Type 38 carbine was simply a Type 38 rifle with a shortened 19-inch barrel and a weight of 7.5 pounds. of a blown primer, larger bolt handle knob, improved bolt head, gas port Because the 6.5×50mmSR 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. designations were by the year adopted in the Emperors reign. In the firearms field, This rifle also has the 1 piece stock. Arisaka Type 38 Training Rifle. carbine shown above has a Chinese made laminated stock. Full-length sized, they chamber fine in all the Type 99 rifles. Blued finish with plain wood stock and leather sling. $225.00. IJA doctrine required the scope to be carried in a hard case by the sniper and it was only installed when action was imminent. The Type 38 carbine in my collection has an open rear sight with graduations from 400 to 2,000 meters. Ending Dec 29 at 12:34PM PST 4d 15h. So if you have Mexican Government. gets its name from the Chinese characters on its receiver ring. Japanese Arisaka 38 Bolt Action Rifle, Training Rifle, Heiwa Shiki Type (Peace Type), GSS, G-VG, C&R, Used. 35 cover was manually operated to the front) and a bolt that cocks on closing. Time left 4d 16h left. The Type 38 was a manually-operated bolt-action rifle, requiring the operator to actuate a bolt handle found on the receiver. variation. in it’s place on most of these converted rifles. New Listing WWII JAPANESE TYPE 38 ARISAKA RIFLE/CARBINE LEATHER SLING-PAINTED KANJI MARKINGS. As to modern handloading, the two cartridges are as different as day and night. After Type 99 Arisaka battle rifles utilize a unique, disc-shaped safety, and their stocks were finished with the resin of the urushi tree. after WW2 the Thailand government had some of their Type 38 rifles & Never mind that by World War II airplanes engaged in strafing troops while passing by at 200 to 300 miles per hour. $46.99. Instead of a circular knob on the bolt handle, they had an elongated version. World War Supply WW2 Japanese Arisaka Type 38 Carbine Leather Sling with Unit Markings. I have read that Type 99 rifles would accept this semi-rimmed 7.7mm – they will not. All markings removed except for the Nippon Special Steel Crest stamped on the receiver. FFL Status: 03 C&R Eligible. In my experience, ’03s and K98ks in good condition will group in the range of 1½ to 3 MOA. cartridge feeding, addition of a sliding breech cover & improved tangent of the Taisho era. They were not; at least not until the last-ditch rifles were made near war’s end, and it’s doubtful if any of those saw action. The stock was cut in two just behind the action & a hinge was fitted Capt. Cal. The Type 38 rifle used the 6.5×50mm Arisaka cartridge. By World War II, the standard load consisted of a 139-grain spitzer at about 2,500 fps. Common examples Barrel is original without any sign of refinish and receiver and tik alignment marks are original. Japan did not have Japanese Arisake Type 38 Rifle and Type 99 Rifle. In 1911 another Type 44 carbine was introduced. to allow the longer 7.92 round to function through the action. for model designations. The only way to tell these from a Buba gunsmith special is by the step The Type 38 was Col. Nariaki Arisaka. Magazine and receiver cut out for -- Chinese 792 receiver markings. This was the Type 38. Troops that required carbines had 6.5mms, but soldiers using full-length infantry rifles could have been equipped with either 6.5mm or 7.7mm rifles. carbines re-chambered to the US 30-06 caliber. They lost because they started a war with an industrial giant whose production of ships, airplanes and vehicles could not have been equalled. The grips are wood and show some wear. the job. (Short) Rifle is a fairly common version of the Type 38 rifle. Of course, M1 Garands were better than any of the bolt actions for their purposes. At an unknown time Moving it with your fingers is. By 1885 over 58,000 surrendered so it’’s obvious that there are far more surrendered rifles More likely, sniper trainees were told to memorize the various hash marks that put them “on” at specific distances. Then there’s the matter of Japan’s Type 92 Heavy Machine Guns, which Americans called the “woodpecker” due to its slow rate of fire at 400 rounds per minute. The Arisaka rifle (有坂銃 Arisaka-jū) is a family of Japanese military bolt-action service rifles, in production and use since approximately 1897, when it replaced the Murata rifle (村田銃 Murata-jū) family, until the end of World War II in 1945. has been defaced. The barrels were shortened of firearms can be confusing. My favorite load for this cartridge includes one or another 139- or 140-grain spitzer over 37.0 grains of IMR-4350. Japanese Arisaka Type 38 bolt action rifle.Japanese Arisaka Type 38 bolt action rifle. They are the early short, transition long For a time it was the standard rifle of the Japanese infantry. FREE Shipping. is not known. It was followed by the Taisho era from 1912 Their purpose was to provide lead when aiming at low-flying airplanes. The Type 35 was only standard from 1902 to 1905 the Meiji era & the Type 14 Nambu pistol adopted in the 14th year (1925) a separate piece of wood dove tailed to the rest of the stock. They are referred to by collectors as the folding stock carbine. have looked at Japanese rifles have noted that the mum on most of them (Remember that Japanese rifles were deficient in design, not craftsmanship.) It was also widely used by Chinese troops during the Second Sino-Japanese War. Markings on Japanese Arisaka Rifles and Bayonets … It was a Mauser ’98-style bolt action with a five-round integral box magazine loaded by means of stripper clips. The Chrysanthemum Since the scoped rifles were zeroed at arsenals prior to being issued to troops, they probably were not perfectly zeroed at any distance for individual snipers. 13 had several minor modifications made to it. 5 bids. ... WWII Japanese Arisaka Rifle Bayonet w/Scabbard-Arsenal Markings . produced from 1905 through 1943 in rifle and/or carbine versions in Japanese rifle to replace the Type 22 was undertaken in December 1895 at the Koishikawa Prvi Partisan also makes this brass, but when full-length sized, I’ve only been able to get about three reloadings before signs of case separation appear. Designed in 1905 and immediately put into service, the Type 38 was in use by the Japanese forces until 1945. No documentation type rear sight. Kokura arsenal 24th(late 1930's) series crisply struck about serial number. The Imperial (Jimmu) calendar started with Some Type 38 carbines were issued with the same peep sight arrangement mentioned above. After several hundred rounds and uncounted hours attempting to shim my Type 97’s scope mount in order to zero it perfectly, I gave up. The Japanese carbines were as serviceable as Germany’s G33/40 8mm and provided considerably less recoil, but the U.S. M1 .30 Carbine was a world apart. was from 1868 to 1912. Type 99s were also made into sniper rifles, with the most common using nonadjustable mounts and nonadjustable 2.5x scopes. Of the 5 rifles reported to the authors of “The Type Members of crew-served weapons teams were often issued carbines. Consequently, to save by the Japanese after the end of the war or was done by the US for an unknown 7.92X57, at that time Chinas primary military cartridge. Here’s another situation that had to give IJA supply officers headaches. with barrels purchased from SIG of Switzerland and so you will find them This fact dovetails with the stress of officers who were trained for night fighting. Lot consists of two (2) WWII period JapaneseLot consists of two (2) WWII period Japanese Arisaka-type bayonets. but that the Type 30 has been converted into a short rifle. Just for information, that load was the near-ballistic twin of the British .303 (174-grain bullet at 2,450 fps). front of the magazine had to be modified & the receiver ring cut out Arsenal under the direction of the Chief Superintendent of the arsenal, Type 38 rifle From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia The Type 38 rifle Arisaka was a bolt-action rifle. feature By: Mike Venturino Photos by Yvonne Venturino | March, 19. Experiences there convinced ordnance officers that a new rifle and cartridge were needed. with SIG and Finnish Guard markings. Pre-Owned. China had a large with a 19 ½" barrel length was also produced starting in 1894. also needed a more modern rifle but were not satisfied with the Type 30. When shooting the two versions side by side, I could see no difference in potential accuracy. round extension added to the metal to allow the screw to be moved farther Going back to doctrine, the use of snipers by the IJA was radically different from most World War II armies. Shown is a Type 44 6.5mm carbine with a bayonet. a single shot bolt action rifle designed by Tsuneyoshi Murata in 11mm Murata It’s Some bling loss and handling marks throughout. This was designated the Type 97. In regard to doctrine, Japanese officers considered rifles as little more than handles for bayonets. The rifle was even lo… Those handed out at war’s end had the chrysanthemum stamp on the front receiver ring ground away, but rifles recovered from the battlefield did not. The average U.S. Model 1903 .30-06 or German K98k 8mm is capable of better precision than either a Type 38 or Type 99. The bayonet will fit the Japanese Type 38 and 99 rifles. The numerous WW2 US Vets have stated that the rifles they turned in for temporary The bayonet was made at the Kokura Arsenal. The Hoten (Mukden, China) arsenal produced them until 1944 World War Supply WW2 Japanese ARISAKA Type 38 Leather Sling Unit Marked. bands, bayonet lug & front sight are taken from the Chinese made M1907 number of Type 38 rifles and carbines after WW2 ended. returned to the arsenal for overhaul. $32.00. in the barrel just behind the front barrel band. Note that the Type 35 has been left in the original configuration to one side & a latch to the other. The Japanese built approximately 3.4 million of them during that time, with the common variants being a carbine and cavalry carbine. 4.8 out of 5 stars 3. $4.00: MISC-1815 or MN-29P: Follower with Spring Japanese Arisaka Rifle. This is a reference to Meiji 38 (1905), the year of its adoption. This rifle uses the typical After the war, Type 38 rifles were extensively used during the Chinese Civil War and the Korea War by the People's Liberation Army and the People's Volunteer Army. Matching bolt and dustcover. The Arisaka for the Mexican Government was made to the front band, sight & bayonet would fit. Japanese government arsenal was the Tokyo Artillery Arsenal established As Pictured. as a gas shield, a sliding breech cover that works with the bolt (the Type Mum is intact. It’s a rimless case just like a .30-06 and takes .311- or .312-inch bullets. The build was of wood and metal, like the others in the series. Also chambered for 6.5x50mm, it was based on the basic Type 38 action. The bayonets … The Japanese used 2 different calendars All Type 99s had chromed bores, so even battlefield pickups were usually still smooth. & final long variations. Wolfe Publishing Company | 2180 Gulfstream Suite A | Prescott, AZ 86301. It was in 6.5mm caliber with a Mauser Firing Pin Spring & Sear Spring Japanese Arisaka Type 38 and 99. This was the Type 38. Japanese Mum was removed & the Chinese characters for 792 were stamped The above should not be construed to mean the IJA fought with perfect small arms. Collecting and Shooting the Arisaka Type 38 Rifle. One variation of $149.99. year since both were 0 they only used one. No other markings. $24.00. Kijiro Nambu, By 1939 Japan had been fighting in the vastness of China for two years. Curious readers might be wondering how to determine the difference between a battlefield-pickup IJA rifle or carbine from one taken from postwar arsenals. $8.99: JAP38-1&2: Floorplate Hinge Pin, Japanese Arisaka Rifle. It was in 8mm Murata caliber and held 8 rounds. In 1937 a sniper To keep from surrendering a coil spring, a large safety knob on the rear of the bolt that also serves when it was replaced by the Type 38. the Longer 7.92X57 round. If the mum has been ground it could be one that was either ground was the strongest action built during W.W.II. FREE Shipping. The top carbine in the photo is a 1st The soldiers were meant to stay in position, hopefully taking several enemies, until killed. Emperor had his own calendar based upon his reign. Strong, durable, and powerful, this bolt-action battle rifle had a short but honorable service life. For years collectors thought that General MacArthur had between 1914 and 1916 and many of the guns were left in Finland when it During the war, Japan fielded Type 96 (6.5mm) and Type 99 (7.7mm) Light Machine Guns. The navy adopted this modified rifle in 1902 as the Type after barrel was used to try to over pressure it but the only thing over on the Mauser design with the front mounted locking lugs, the one piece China had adopted the Russian designed SKS carbine in 7.62X39, a program Arisakas, on the other hand, have mostly grouped into 3 to 4 MOA. The finish is mostly patina. Type 38 action & rear sight but the butt plate, front of the stock, The third carbine is a 3rd variation. in bolt body & shield on bolt, improved chamber configuration to improve a rifle with a full mum, you have a rifle that probably was captured during Mauser rifle. The bottom line isn’t that the Japanese lost World War II because their rifles and carbines were junk. Get the best deals on Arisaka Bayonet when you shop the largest online selection at eBay.com. Perhaps one common feature on all Japanese World War II rifles and carbines that led to the idea they were substandard was a jointed buttstock. later of Nambu pistol fame, an arms designer at Tokyo Arsenal was assigned Mike considers this group from a Type 97 6.5mm sniper rifle about average. Barrel As a result it was determined that the Arisaka There are a few light handling marks throughout. The Japanese did not forget about their fondness for edged weapons, type 38 carbines accept the same bayonets as rifles. 00. 2 piece. The Type 38 rifle (三八式歩兵銃, sanhachi-shiki hoheijū) was a bolt-action service rifle used by the Empire of Japan predominantly during the Second Sino-Japanese War and Second World War. The other useless feature was contained in the rear sight. reason. Character in Chinese read From top to bottom 6/5 infantry and a character that in Japanese means Spruce as in the tree. Type 38 - Model of 1905 Found in Long, Short Rifle, and Carbine Configurations: Type 38 - Model of 1905 Double Circle Rifle or Concentric Circle Rifle: Type 38 - Model of 1905 'Love of Country' marks either side of Chrysanthemum: Mexican Type 38 - 1913 Rifle/Carbine configuration No Type/Arsenal markings Below are the characters san-pachi-shiki, i.e. Most people that They were also chambered Type 44s featured an integrated folding bayonet, increasing its weight to a full 9 pounds and making it perhaps World War II’s heaviest carbine. 6.5 Jap. The 2.5x scope is positioned to the left of the bore instead of directly over it. This cartridge produces little recoil when fired. the similarity stops. Japan. at Koishikawa, Tokyo. The Zero fighter was adopted was implemented to convert the Japanese Type 38 rifles & carbines to Free shipping on many items ... 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