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1943 SMLE #4 Mk.1* Long Branch

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Canadian issue SMLE #4 Mk.* Long Branch military service rifle, chambered in .303 British. Complete with issue magazine. Side of action is marked “No.4 Mk.1*, Long Branch, 1943″, and has the proper issued Mk.III graduated rear sight in place. Both the stock and fore end are stamped with the Canadian C-Broadarrow as does the top of the receiver ring. Top of the stock above the butt plate is stamped with the letter “S” for a short length stock designation. The rifle retains 97% of the original blued finish, with some wear and peeling to the bolt handle from use. Manufactured with a straight and smooth top wood, which is correct. All of the wood shows the original color and finish as issued, with some wear beneath both sides of the action from handling, with approx. 90% remaining overall. Some minor marks to the stock as to be expected. Bore is dark with rifling showing, but weak. ( A good cleaning would improve this.) No markings to the stock ring between the action and trigger guard, and appears that it was never marked at the factory. A serial number has been added on to the front of the trigger guard where it meets the magazine. No markings to the bolt. Action functions smoothly and correctly, locking tightly. This is an original issue war-time rifle, in its original condition, and not a re-build.

PAL Required.

Reserved
MF-11080

Canadian Issue Mk.1 Long Lee

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Canadian issue Mk. I Long Lee, 303 British, military bolt action rifle. Volley sights and magazine cut off in place, and complete with issued magazine. Matching numbers throughout. Action ring is marked with the Victorian Crown, and dated 1896, and also stamped L.F. over the number I. The Enfield marked barrel and action retain approx. 80% of the original finish, being blue turning grey, Center sling swivel is the rotating-pivoting version, being complete and functioning correctly. The brass butt plate is marked with the British Broadarrow, along with  a British proof mark, and a rack number at the heel of the plate. Stock shows its original issue color and finish, wiht 85% of the original finish remaining. Stock is stamped with the Enfield mark, a release mark, and stamped “M & D”, showing Canadian issue. Some handling and wear marks present.Bore is dark with rifling being visible, and could be cleaned and improved. Action functions correctly, and locks tightly. A very nice original and un-touched example.

PAL Required.

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MF-11079

Model 1896 Swedish Mauser, Dated 1905

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Model 1896 Swedish Mauser bolt action military service rifle, chambered in 6.5 x 55 and dated 1905. Action ring is marked “Carl Gustafs Stads, Gevarsfactori, 1905″ and marked with the Swedish Crown. Original brass sight disc in place with the square sighting plate to the stock having being removed at some time in history. Matching serial numbers throughout. Non-threaded muzzle to the 30 inch barrel. Straight bolt as issued. Barrel retains 95% of the original bright blue finish with the bolt and butt plate in the white. 50% case color hardening remains to the bolt release bar to the left of the action. Bore is in very good condition with strong and deep rifling and only a slight discoloration. Action locks tightly and functions correctly. Dark walnut tiger striped stock is in good condition, showing 90% of the original finish and color with some storage and handling marks being present. Very good condition overall.

PAL Required.

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MF-11078

Dewat (Deactivated) WW2 U.S. Liberator Pistol

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Old-spec (Grandfathered) Dewat (Deactivated) WW2 U.S. Liberator Pistol with original instruction sheet.  Manufactured by the Guide Lamp Corporation of General motors.  Measuring 5.5 inches overall with a 4 inch barrel. Retains almost all of it’s original finish throughout. Manufactured without a serial number. A serial number has been added to the pistol to one side of the action for the purpose of identification. Functioning action and trigger with both interior and exterior welds, done professionally.  Firing pin removed, and weld plugged at the chamber.  Complete with the original instruction sheet that was issued with the pistol. Excellent condition overall.

No Pal or Registration Required.

$1795.00
MF-11076

1954 Browning M3 .50 Cal. Aircraft Machine Gun

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Dewat (deactivated) 1954 dated Browning M3 .50 ca. Aircraft Machine gun. Side of the action is marked “1954 Machine Gun – Cal. 50 M3 AC-Basic” along with the serial number. Commonly used as wing guns in military aircrafts, the top of the action is marked with the numbers “5” and “298”, presumably for being gun number 5 in aircraft number 298. Interior of the action has been torch cut, with the bolt and feed arm being on place solidly with no movement. Small torch cut also to the top of the barrel, just in front of the action. Barrel has also been weld plugged in this location. Shows most of the original wartime finish, with approx. 90%  remaining. Overall length of 45 inches and a weight of 84 pounds.

Dewat. No PAL or registration required.

$3295.00
MF-11072

W.W.Greener Model MS8 “Queen’s Cup Winner” Martini Henry Rifle

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W.W. Greener, .Model “MS8″ 22 cal. rimfire single shot “Queen’s Cup Winner” presentation target rifle. 30.2 inch round barrel, globe front sight & tangent rear sight to 1200x & W.W.Greener tang peep sight in place. Left side of the action, and top of the barrel are both marked “W.W. Greener Maker, Birmingham”, with the right side of the action showing the action engraved with “Queens Cup Winner” in flowing banner & trophy cup. 2 band rifle with 2 sling swivels in place and short lever action. Original color and finish to the wood with some storage and handling marks present. Barrel retains 97% of it’s original bright blue finish, withe the action having approx.85% presnt with some mottling to the finish, turning brown in areas. Bore is in good condition with strong rifling and some darkness. Action functions correctly and locks tightly, with the gun firing and operating perfectly. The rifle was presented as the first place prize for the “Queen’s Cup Shoot” in England prior to the turn of the century. Very good condition overall.

PAL required.

$2895.00
MF-11074

Dewat (Deactivated) WWI French Chauchat Automatic Rifle

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This is a solid example of an original dewat (deactivated) WWI 1915 French “Chauchat” machine gun, chambered for the 8mm Lebel cartridge, While called a machine gun by our terms, it is actually called an automatic rifle by the French. It was one of several type of squad level machine guns used by the French throughout WWI.  It has a very unique operating mechanism in that it has a rotating bolt or bolt head during the locking and unlocking mode similar to a Johnson rifle and can be fired in both the fully automatic and semi-automatic fashion like the Browning BAR. It operates in a direct blow back manner that uses a long-recoil type mechanism, mounted on top and to the rear of the receiver itself and is feed from a large curved type magazine fitted to the bottom of the weapon. Throughout the war it never proved itself as a very reliable machine gun as the side of the magazine, the opening for the operating rod and bolt area were all exposed to dirt and debris from the battlefields, causing it to jam. The left side of the receiver is marked “Sidarme”, along with “C.S.R.G. along with the serial number, next to a small boxed “SA” proof indicating capture or use by the Finnish Army at some point. It has a walnut stock, pistol grip and forward support handle with a fixed front sight with a fully adjustable rear sight that has been fitted with a anti-aircraft aiming circle.

Conditionis very good overall with most of the original blue finish remaining overall, with some areas showing mottling and handling marks. The stock, pistol grip and forward grip handle are all in good to very good condition showing a few pressure dents and dings in some places. It has been Dewated by welding a plug in the breech end of the barrel and the face of the bolt, leaving the markings clear and sharp, with internal welds allowing the magazine to be removed, and the action “cock and click” to the old specifications. (Grandfathered). The rifle is complete with it’s bipod, the original issue WW1 sling and field bag, 2 extra magazines (all pinned), the anti-aircraft sight, pull through cleaning cloth, armourers tool,  and 5 rounds of period ammunition, made to be inert.  A very rare firearm in better than average condition.

Dewat. No PAL or registration required.

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MF-11075

Model 1905 Ross Rifle, Mk. II 5*

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Model 1905 Ross Mark II 5*, straight pull rifle chambered in .303 British. The 30 and 1/2 inch barrel shows and even grey finish with 90% retaining. Stock and forearm are solid with some patching to one side, retaining approximately 70% of the original finish. Original sights are complete and in place. Stock shows the Ross Rifle Company cartouche, with markings to the 95th Saskatchewan Rifles, and the 321 C.C. (Cadet Corps). Rifle is also marked “D.P.” (Drill Purpose) in three locations. The alteration of Ross Rifles for “Drill Purpose” was the filing down of the firing pin, with no other modifications taking place. Stock is also marked with the serial number 778 and the manufacturing date of 1910. The rifle showed service in the 95th Saskatchewan Rifles up until it was issued to the 321 Cadet Corps in December of 1919.

The regiment traces its lineage to July 3, 1905, when an infantry regiment was authorized in the District Of Asssiniboia and the District Of Saskatchewan, which later that year became the province of Saskatchewan.  The regiment was eventually organized as the 95th Saskatchewan Rifles, in Regina.  After WW1, the 95th merged with the 60th Rifles of Canada (Moose Jaw) to become the South Saskatchewan Regiment

The 321 Cadet Corps, Albert Public School Cadet Corps, was formed in Regina, Saskatchewan on January 8th of 1912, and was disbanded on June 27th of 1935. Drill Instructors for the Corps were provided by the local Militia Commander and it is assumed that they came from the 95th Saskatchewan Rifles until 1920; South Saskatchewan Regiment until the formation of the Regina Rifle Regiment on 15 May 1924.

PAL required

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MF-11066

Dewat 1918A2 Browning Automatic Rifle

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Dewat (De-Activated) 1918 Browning Automatic Rifle. Originally manufactured in 30-06 Cal. with a gas operated rising bolt lock. Old spec dewat (grandfathered), cock and click action releasing from the trigger. Barrel has been plugged, and bolt sheared, internal welds, and cannot be made to fire. Top of the action is manufacture marked “Royal McBee Typewriter Company” , Model 1918A2. The rifle retains it’s original stock, fore end, and bipod. Stock shows some scratches from handling, and some marks to the fore end. (To be expected) Arsenal refinished. All metal work shows 95% of the finish showing, with some handling marks being visible. Complete with it’s magazine and all in very good condition.

No PAL required.

$3895.00
MF-11057

Type 45 Siamese Mauser Service Rifle

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Type 45 Siamese Mauser bolt action service rifle chambered in the 8×50mmR rimmed centrefire cartridge. Manufactured by the Koishikawa Arsenal, Thailand, and used in service between 1903 and 1923. Rifle is complete with the issue dust cover, and shows the Crest of Thailand to the forward of the action, with the the Thai marking to the back of the action. Manufacturers marks to the left of the action showing a mark for the Tokyo Arsenal. Rifle is complete with sling swivels and issue cleaning rod. Wood is dark showing its use and handling but solid with no cracks or breaks. Bore is dark with visible rifling that is serviceable. Metal shows 90% of its original finish, being dark and even overall. Action functions smoothly as does the dust cover.

PAL required.

$595.00
MF-11056