The collecting of Military Firearms has been on going since they were first used in battle. The vanquished relinquished and the victorious collected. Small arsenals of trophy guns, swords and armor were put on display at King's Palaces and Governor's Mansions as a sign of power and ruling authority. We see the same displays today in Arms Museums. Is it any wonder that the practice of Arms Collecting is alive and well in the imbibed psyche of Modern Man. Arms Collecting today is a reach into our past to quench a desire to own a piece of history or still perhaps to display the power of the ages. Below is a small selection of my inventory offered for that quest.
Military Bolt Action Rifle Group
Mauser Mod-98 in standard 8mm fine condition and a veteran bring back from WWII.
US Rifle, Caliber .30, 1917 Enfield manufactured by Eddystone for WWI use. And, No.4 Mark 1 British Enfield in .303 British caliber, their workhorse rifle of WWII. See descriptions and pricing below. All need FFL for shipment.
(Top) ~ World War Two era Mauser bolt action rifle marked Mod-98 on left of receiver and "dou" 1944 on top front of receiver. The gun is Nazi proofed and has matching numbers on bolt parts, receiver and trigger grouping. Standard 8mm Mauser caliber and bore is fine. This is a veteran bring back from the war and is in excellent condition. The stock and barrel bands do not match the serial number of the gun which is 2976. Our price is
$xxxx.00 ... BUY NOW. SOLD
(Middle) ~ US Rifle, Model 1917 Enfield, manufactured by Eddystone in .30-06 caliber for US Troops during WWI era. The barrel is marked "E" 5-18 and all parts have the "E" marking except front sight which is "R" and proper as Remington, a sister company, supplied some parts as needed for production. There is a "W" on one bolt part and I can see an "E" on under belly of stock but also a "W" on the front of stock. All and all an original WWI rifle in excellent condition. The bore is dark and in this original condition no doubt saw much service and firing on the line. This is the model rifle that Sgt. York used in his historic combat. This is serial number 643707 and priced at
$xxx.00 ... BUY NOW. SOLD
(Bottom) ~ British Enfield bolt action rifle, No 4 Mk. 1, in .303 British caliber for WWII use. This is in original condition as manufactured in 1942 and probably had arsenal refurbishing for the Home Guard use after the war, the magazine matches gun serial number R16312. Most of these riles were then taken from storage and sold as surplus during various times. This one has import marks from an Ohio company when brought into the US which was probably in the 1960's. It is in fine condition and has a proper bayonet but without a scabbard. HS2038 FFL is Required. We have this priced at
Colt 1911A1 US Army .45 Caliber Pistol
HS2191... Colt Government Model 1911A1 US Army, US Property standard Service Pistol in .45 caliber, with seven round magazine, 5 inch barrel, grip and slide safeties with semi-automatic action. Pistol is marked "United States Property" and by serial number 1692882 was manufactured by Colt for the military in 1944, inspector marks of "GHD." This pistol is in fine condition but has been reblued, trigger changed to commercial type and rubber wrap-around Pachmeyer grips added for competitive shooting. The standard fixed sights remain and the pistol is tight. With the proper Parkerizing and trigger change and installing proper WWII grips this firearm would be restored to usable WWII condition. It now is a fine Colt upgraded shooter and is priced accordingly a
$xxx.00. ... BUY NOW. SOLD
Colt 1911A1 Government Model Slide
With above 1911A1 Colt pistol we also got an additional identical Colt marked slide, also reblued but slightly different color than pistol, and with an adjustable Micro rear sight and blade ramp front sight. (The green glare is only in the photo, not on the item.) The firing pin and extractor are not present. We have this slide priced at
$xxx.00. ... SOLD
Colt AR-15 SP1 Rifle
Colt AR-15 SP1 Rifle Colt AR-15 SP1 semi-auto rifle, early pre-ban with bayonet lug and flash-hider, is also mounted with a Cobray 32mm flare launcher and sight. Caliber .223 Nato (5.56mm). With 20 round magazine, black web sling, Colt scope and mount. Early five digit serial number, SP495xx. Overall it is in excellent condition but stock has been painted black, but it probably is removable. Getting hard to find a gun like this and now getting very collectible. ... FFL is required
... BUY NOW ... $xxxx.00. SOLD
Colt AR-15 SP1 Rifle
Colt AR-15, SP1 semi-auto rifle, early pre-ban with bayonet lug and flash-hider, .223 caliber rifle circa 1976 in like new condition. This is a pre-ban rifle and is getting hard to find in this condition.
We have this fine gun priced at
Olympic Arms AR-15 Rifle Pre-ban, 9mm
Olympic Arms AR-15 Semi-auto rifle in 9mm with 3 position collapsible stock. This is a pre-ban model with forward assist, flash hider, bayonet lug and black nylon sling. The rifle is in excellent condition but with some scratches and slight finish wear near muzzle. Comes with one 20 round magazine. We have this fine gun priced at ...
US Rifle, 7.62 caliber Nato (.308), Model M14S, Manufactured by Century Arms, St. Albans, Vermont serial #C-0771. This is a semi- auto rifle, has an open flash hider, adjustable bi-pod, butt plate shoulder rest, 20 round magazine, bayonet lug and Garand Rifle sling. The Gun is in as new condition, as is the bore and is a pre-ban firearm made from original GI Parts. ... FFL is required. ...
BUY NOW ... $xxxx.00
M14 by Polytech 7.62 Nato Caliber
This is a pre-ban rifle made by Polytech and imported from China as a commercial M14 US style rifle with a 20 round magazine (.308) and stripper clip guide in receiver top used for speed loading. The rifle has an excellent bore and is in overall excellent condition. It comes with a closed flash hider, Garand sling, shoulder rest butt plate and no bayonet lug. Any of these M14's are hard to get and this is also classed now as a collectable because of the ban on guns and ammunitions from China for the past ten or so years. We have this one priced at
$xxxx.00 ... BUY NOW. SOLD
Remington 1903-A3 US .30 Caliber Rifle
We just got in a very excellent WWII 1903-A3 Remington Military US Rifle .30-06 caliber with all Remington marked parts, proper bolt and Remington stock. The stock is marked with FJA, crossed cannons and P proof. The barrel is marked 9-43 date and is of the two groove type. This was the standard bolt action rifle that the United States Army and Marines went to war with in 1941 and was gradually replaced with the US M1 Garand. Based on the bolt action Mauser system the rifle was developed by the Springfield Arsenal in 1903, used during the First World War and modified for use in WWII by Remington under contract with the US Army. This serial number is 41420xx and the barrel was made in September of 1943. By this time this rifle may have only saw service as a guard duty rifle in the States, hence its excellent condition. Use your own judgment of condition from our photos. We rate this as extremely fine to mint condition. The price is
P-38 CYQ 9MM NAZI marked Eagle/88
HS 2429 - World War Two P38 CYQ Mfg., 9MM Nazi marked Eagle over 88, in excellent condition. The frame has #1040Y; slide # 76824; barrel 543, magazine "Made in Denmark"; Not an import, WWII Vet bring back but miss matched -- possibly late parts gun as most CYQ made guns were. Overall 98% original arsenal finish, holster wear to frame edges, grips as new condition. Exceptional condition Nazi era sidearm. This is priced at
Walther Nazi marked P-38 with Eagle Proof AC45
HS 0000 - World War Two P38 ac45 manufactured by Walther, 9MM, Nazi marked Eagle proof. This semi-automatic double action pistol was the workhorse of the German Army from 1938 until the last production in 1945, which this gun represents. It is in near mint condition with black plastic grips, serial number 18xxb. It is in all original condition and in perfect working order with "jvd" code magazine. Priced at
Luger 1937 S/42 Nazi Marked
HS 2423 - World War Two P-08 Nazi Lugar, 9mm, 1937 with code S/42 for Mauser Mfg. This is an exceptional condition gun but as has happened many times when two guns were taken apart side by side they were put back together with the wrong pieces. The # 8612 complete slide was put back on the # 3122 frame and the 8612 magazine installed into that. Use your own imagination as to how this occurred ... two GI's were cleaning the guns when word of an attack was coming ... quick scramble .... who knows? Both the guns were in the same fine condition and probably same vintage; who has its reverse twin? But at the time, who cared? The straw color on this early pre-war gun is nearly all intact, the only wear is from the holster on high edges. The Nazi marks are eagle over 63, the wood grips are sharp and excellent; overall a 97-98% gun. A very fine WW II collectable and if you have its twin, a real steal at our price of
Complete Nazi Ensemble, WWII Vet Bring Back as trophy of War. five pieces consisting of Nazi proofed Waa140, 7.65mm Fabrique National Model 1922 pistol with authorized, capture certificate dated 1945, Nazi Arm Band, WWI Iron Cross 2nd Class, Nazi pin dated 29 March, 1936 - great unit, all from one bring back bag - all in excellent condition, FFL required
BUY NOW .... $xxx. SOLD
US Rifle, M1 Garand
US Rifle, M1 Garand .30 cal., manufactured by Springfield US Armory, semi- auto. Standard .30-06 cal., with military web sling, refurbished stock armory cleaned and is in excellent condition. Barrel date 1953, serial number 14623xx. Overall excellent condition, no longer imported, government recently destroyed over 1 million of these, get yours while you still can. ... FFL required.
BUY NOW ... $xxxx.00 SOLD
- Just got another great Garand in. Springfield similar to above but with National Match front & rear sight, bbl. date 1952, "P" on pistol grip stock. Priced at
US Rifle, WWII M1 Garand
US Rifle, M1 Garand semi-auto .30 caliber manufactured by US Springfield Armory, Mass in standard .30-06 cal. The serial number is 3647217, which is March 1945 production and firearm is in like new, refurbished condition. Walnut stock is near perfect with light oil military finish and all metal retains nearly 100% of a dark parkerized finish. The barrel date is April 1945 SA and the bore is bright and shiny. This is your chance to own the work horse of the American WWII soldier. General Patton remarked it was the single greatest thing that helped win the war. This is a showpiece rifle and we have it priced at
$xxxx.00 ... BUY NOW. SOLD
Nazi Mauser P-38 Pistol
Mauser manufacture P-38 Double Action, semi- auto pistol with standard 4 7/8" barrel and in military finish. Left frame marked "byf/ 44" with Waffen stamp Waa135 on right frame. In 9mm caliber with excellent black plastic grips in excellent wartime blue finish, but right side has approximately ten small rust discolorations on slide and frame; not to be unappealing. Magazine is marked "P-38" with "Eagle/351" stamp and some bluing is worn. Gun is tight , crisp and in overall fine condition, the bore is excellent. However, the frame serial number is 681x v and the barrel number is 472x l. If not for the miss matched barrel the pistol should bring considerably more money than we are asking. This will make an excellent shooter and reasonably priced at $xxx.00. A FFL is required.
Erfurt WWI Era P-O8 Luger
P-O8 Luger by Erfurt, 1917 date on top of chamber, and "Crown /Erfurt" on toggle. All matching numbers #658x except wood base on magazine has #549x. This is a standard military pistol brought back by a World War One vet. It is well marked, tight, crisp but does show exterior wear to finish, approximately 50 to 60% of blue remains. Original wood grips are sound but a bit loose and show wear. Most of these guns that were not true "veteran bring backs" were reworked and re-issued - this one was not. A FFL is required and we have it priced at
BUY NOW ... $xxxx.00 SOLD
S/42 Luger "G" Date P-O8
P-O8 Luger with "G" date on receiver for 1935 and S/42 for Mauser manufacture on the toggle. This is a fine WWII period Nazi marked Luger but, unfortunately it is mismatched, but not in the usual common circumstance. This is two guns that were probably side by side and now have the complete top of one and the complete bottom of another and with the matching magazine. Somewhere out there is the reverse twin to the one we have here. Who has it? If it is you this one is a bargain. The "G" date is fairly rare and this one is numbered 6406, in 9mm, with 4" barrel. You can see the proof marks in the thumb nails. Fine condition overall, only traces of straw color and the front grip strap is marked "S.L.G.I. 303". The grips are excellent but show some wear. The frame is serially numbered 7776 g, as is the magazine, with 655 Proof on the aluminum base. Safety and take-down pin are marked #76. This has been in my own collection for some time but I've finally got to start paring down. A Curio or FF License is required to purchase HS-1968. Not a recent import as on most other sites but a true blue World War II trophy bring back. I have this priced at
$xxxx.00 ... BUY NOW. SOLD
Erfurt WWI Era P-O8 Luger
P-O8 Luger by Erfurt, 1917 date on top of chamber, and "Crown /Erfurt" on toggle. All matching numbers #6448 including wood base on magazine. The gun retains 95% blue with some wear showing to edges. Straw colors on parts at least to 80% and wood grips are fine fitting and excellent. This is an exceptional condition WWI period Military Luger in 9mm that was brought back by a victorious Doughboy from "over there." This has been in my own collection for years and is now available for someone else to enjoy. A FFL or Curio License is required. It will be difficult to find a better World War One Luger than this and I have this one reasonably priced at just
$xxxx.00. ... BUY NOW. SOLD
We usually have a good selection of Jap Rifles
Type 38 or Type 99 Japanese Rifles are generally in stock as well as the Japanese bayonets to fit them. See our Militaria Page for other accessories.
Some now in Stock
HS2039... Type 99, 7.7mm Japanese WWII Service Rifle, Nagoya Arsenal with defaced Chrysanthemum in fine overall condition. Has aircraft sights, monopod block, cleaning rod, chrome lined bore and matching bolt to serial number of rifle. Priced at
$xxx.00. ... SOLD.
HC1054... Type 99 same as above but Tokyo Arsenal in slightly lesser condition and without cleaning rod. Priced at
HC9100... Type 99 Last Ditch, Tokyo Arsenal, fine overall condition, wood butt plate, made without cleaning rod, ground mum, with matching bolt to serial number of rifle. Priced at
HC1047... Type 99 Last Ditch, same as above but miss-matched bolt and in excellent condition. Priced at
Japanese T99 19" Carbine in 7.7 Jap Cal.
Type 99 Japanese Military Short Rifle in 7.7 Jap caliber in Carbine configuration that has been stripped of its' stock, both barrel and receiver have been buffed to white metal. The Chrysanthemum has been ground and polished and the remainder of action is in the original blue black finish and in excellent condition. Appears to have chromed lined bore which is excellent in the standard 19" carbine original barrel. This appears to be a Type 38 in 7.7 carbine style. All parts are intact except front sight and stock parts. The rear sight is graduated 3 to 15 meters but appears to be wrong for this gun, should be a shorter sight. It is not sweated to barrel and can simply be removed by hand. The bolt has a plum style knob and has matching 728 to serial number on receiver, the safety knob is polished smooth. Receiver has the stacked cannonball design of the Kokura Arsenal and 24th series character preceding serial number 62728. This complete barreled action T99 Jap is priced at
Some of my Japanese Rifles I found laying around
Type 38's, 99's and some earlier guns, as well as Japanese trainers, Italian Japs, Japanese Mausers. Rifles, short rifles and carbines and of course they all have bayonets, matching numbers and mums. One day I'll get around to a real inventory. Just after the Mausers and Carcanos.
US Enfield, Springfield or German Mauser Rifle
Whether you need a British Enfield or US Enfield Rifle, or a US Springfield 1903 or 1903-A3 Rifle or German Mauser Rifle WWI or WWII Nazi we probably have something in stock, or at least on its' way in. However we try to only buy and sell actual veteran bring back guns, not the current imports. Contact us for what you may want.
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Springfield 1903 US .30 Cal. Rifle
This is the classic WWI Springfield US Military 1903 Bolt Action Rifle in .30-06 caliber. This gun has a barrel date of 4-18 and is serial #857068. It has the standard 24" barrel which still retains about 99% original blue, as does the remaining metal parts. The case hardened receiver has grayed with age and is in excellent condition. The walnut stock has been glass drawn smooth and finished probably by some energetic GI somewhere back in time. The only visible stock marking is a "7" below trigger guard. The bore is fine but does show a little use in firing at the German trench lines. This is a fine overall condition gun good for many more years of use or a prominent wall display. Old original guns are getting scarce and we have this one priced at
$xxxx.00 ... BUY NOW FFL required. SOLD
German Mauser M98 Nazi Rifles
Here are three German Model 98 military rifles spanning World War One to WWII. The top is a K98 8mm Dated 1938 with a S/237 mfg. code on front of receiver. The gun is in fine condition and the stock number matches the serial number of 4629. The underneath of the barrel front has an import mark designating it came from Germany. It appears that this was refurbished and the bolt and trigger grouping was machine stenciled with #4629 over prior numbers. The bore is excellent as is the metal bluing and wood. The Nazi emblems on the original Third Reich acceptance stamps have been punched out, de-Nazifying the gun for later re-use after the war. I believe this particular rifle may have been one used by the Russians or East Germans as it was their practice to punch out the swastika. Still a collectable, a definite piece of the historic puzzle, a fine shooter or excellent re-enactment piece. ... FFL is required, (HS-2017) priced at
The middle Mauser is also a Model K98 8mm that is dated 1944 with "dou" code and is a Veteran trophy of the Second World War. The bolt and trigger group have matching numbers to the serial number of 2976. The metal is fine, the front barrel band does not match. Nazi Waffen proofs on metal. The stock is excellent and with the late model year does not have the bolt takedown assist. This is a fine collector rifle or re-enactment piece in overall excellent condition. We have this priced at
$xxxx.00... BUY NOW. SOLD
... is a personal firearm but still requires a FFL.
The bottom rifle is the longer Model Gew 98 from the First World War and is the standard 8mm Mauser cartridge. This gun started life in "Amberg 1917" and the top of the receiver is so marked. After use in WWI the Third Reich saw fit to re-issue this piece, probably prior to WWII, in the 1930's and it was arsenal inspected, Nazi acceptance stamps added for Army approval and refurbished or inspected by the code S/42G for WWII use. It is in fine condition. A personal gun with an old import mark but FFL still required and we have this priced at
$xxx.00. ... BUY NOW. SOLD
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