Category Archives: MILITARY FIREARMS

Type 45 Siamese Mauser Service Rifle


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.


WW2 Longbranch Sten Mk. II S


Dewat (deactivated) WW2 Canadian Sten Mk. II S (silenced). Marked on magazine well, “Sten MK.II S, Long Branch, 1943″ Fitted with a 9 inch silencer, which is removable but has had all components removed. Complete with laced webbed cover. Action retracts back to the firing position, and releases forward, but does not lock. Magazine and stock welded in place, and are not removable. Barrel has been removed from silencer and a cross bolt installed.  Refinished to 100%. Conforms to all Canadian deactivation laws.

No PAL required.


WW2 British Issue Vickers Machine Gun


Dewat (Deactivated) WW2 British Issue Vickers Machine Gun on tripod. 1942 dated gun complete with 1943 dated tripod mount. Gun retains 98% of its original blued finish to the action area, and 99% of its original field green paint to the smooth steel barrel jacket, All plugs and chains in place. Brass belt feeder shows a nice even age patina, with both internal steel feed arms being movable. Marked with the serial number 4988 with a British Broadarrow above. The action is also marked with the manufacture code “V3C3″, showing the gun as a Mark I model, manufactured between 1939 and 1944 by Vickers Armstrongs Crayford, Kent, UK. Action is also marked “MA’42” showing the manufacture year as 1942, along with 2 British Broadarrow marks. Wood grips are in excellent condition, with the external caps being in place. External cocking mechanism functions. with the top door to the action being welded in place, as is the trigger. The gun is complete with its 1943 dated Mk.IV brass and steel tripod mount, retaining approximately 90% of it’s original field green paint, and showing the serial number as 9012. Complete with all components in place, and working freely. Brass fixtures also show a nice even and untouched original aged patina finish. An excellent example of this famous British arm.

No Pal required.


Pattern 1913 Enfield Trials Rifle


Pattern 1913 Enfield Trials Rifle, chambered in .276 Enfield, manufactured in 1913 by R.S.A.F., Enfield. Initially the RSAF designed the new rifle, at this point the Pattern 1911, around two calibres; the .276 and the .256. The .256 was found to be inaccurate and the .276 was adopted in mid-1911 for further testing. Problems with pressure resulting from the high velocity round led to the cartridge being redesigned. Numerous changes to the rifle and the cartridge led to eleven Pattern 1911 and Pattern 1912 rifles being manufactured. At the end of 1912 it was decided to put the latest incarnation of the design into limited production for troop trials in 1913 and 1,000 were ordered from RSAF. By the end of 1912 508 had been completed, and by the end of January 1913 1,251 had been manufactured. The rifle was distributed to the army as the Rifle, Magazine, Enfield, .276-inch. The trials took place in Britain, Ireland, Egypt and South Africa and at the end the Chief Inspector of Small Arms recommended a number of changes, which resulted in a quantity of 6 improved Pattern 1913 rifles being manufactured between March and April 1914. The outbreak of World War I led to the abandonment of the effort to introduce a smaller caliber rimless cartridge for purely practical reasons.

This rifle is in in original and untouched condition, with the volley sights in place, and the four, 45 degree grooves to each side of the forearm. Four digit serial number being marked to the action, the bolt handle. and the forearm to the front of the action with all numbers matching. The rifle retains 99% of it’s original finish to all the metal parts, with the walnut stock and forewood being matching and retaining almost all of it’s original finish, showing only a few small marks with an even original colour and finish that has remained un-touched. . All parts to the rifle are original to it and correct. Bore is in 80% condition, showing some darkening, with the rifling being very prominent. No manufacture marks to the action, but shows the proof marks to the side of the action ring, along with the designation “A2″ below the British crown. Research shows that the letter “A” designates the rifle as being “experimental” , with the “2” indicating that the rifle was a “proof” gun, and was used within the factory as a “pattern” rifle that was also used for tests. The action functions correctly and smoothly, with all parts of the rifle being n place, and original to the rifle. The rifle is also accompanied with it’s issue cloth 5 pocket cloth bandolier that is correctly marked “Ball .276, EXPL, (experimental)” and dated 16-4-13. , accompanied  with 5 rounds of original issue ammunition, which is correctly head stamped. Research and communication indicates that only 12 Pattern 13 rifles have been recorded, although it is unknown how many examples are left in existence, and many of the P13 rifles were dis-assembled at the factory. Some P’13s survived as target rifles in the UK, often having been “sporterized” (removal of wooden handguards and shortening of the stock). Very few were produced, and so very few survive.

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PAL required, export available.

Mauser Model 71/84


Mauser Model 71/84 military rifle. 11 Mauser (43 Mauser) caliber. 8 round tubular magazine with cut off at side to fire the rifle as either a repeater, or single shot. Factory finished blued barrel, with the receiver in the white. Marked on side of action, “Mod.71/84″ in script. Walnut stock is in very good original condition showing 80% of the original blued finish, starting to turn with age. Bore is in very good condition, with a bright and clean barrel. Action functions correctly and smoothly. Comes with 40 rounds of sized brass. Very good original condition overall.

PAL required. Canadian residence only.


German Mauser Model 71/84


German Mauser Model 71/84, chambered in 11mm Mauser black powder cartridge. Bolt action rifle with an 8 round tubular magazine, with a built in cut off that allows the rifle to be fired either as a single shot, or as a repeater. European walnut stock with military acceptance marks stamped into the stock. The left side of the receiver is marked “I.G. Mod. 71/84″ in a Gothic style, with the center flat of the barrel marked with a Prussian crown and the word “Spandau”. Bolt side of the action is marked with the date 1888. Wood is in very good condition showing some markings. Metal finish has slightly turned from a factory blued finish to a mottled finish starting to turn brown. Action is a blued finish turning brown, rather than the usual “in the white” finish. All barrel bands in place. Action functions correctly and smoothly. Cut off works as it should from the lever on the right side of the action. Serviceable and shootable bore.

PAL required. Canadian residence only.