Japanese Type 99 "Last Ditch" Rifle


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This listing is a Japanese Type 99 "Last Ditch" Rifle.

It is a rude and crude manufacture.  The screwed metal butt plate gave way to wood and three nails.
The rear sling swivel is held with one screw. 
The welding was left rough and grinding marks were not removed.

The knurling on the safety knob, aircraft sights, monopod, dust cover and some identifying marks were things of the past.

The Mum, however was still present and nicely done

My friends often asked why I wanted a rifle like this.  I tell them that the transition of the Japanese weapons as the war ground to an end fascinates me.

Believe it or not, it was not the rudest, crudest rifle produced by the Japanese.  As materials and time became in shorter supply, the rifles got rougher yet.
The sling swivel became a hole in the stock and the sling it's self ended the war as a piece of rope.

You can contact me at bsa41@ptd.net if you are interested.

I can provide specific pictures if you need to see a particular spot.  This gun, like many in my collection is an old friend.  I have never fired it, but have always enjoyed having it around.

I will accept payment by cash in person, USPS money orders, bank wire transfers, Western Union wire transfer, gold or valuable gems. ;-)

The bad guys got here before you with other forms of payment.

First born children and wives are not accepted, I have enough of them. ;-0

I am not a dealer.  I am just a retired fellow whose retirement plan did not meet it's promises, so my collection must go to pay bills.

Stop back from time to time because the list will change as I have time.
I will be listing till all are sold.

OK, here's the fine print...It's an old gun.  I will not warranty that it is safe to shoot. As with any used weapon, one must have it checked by a gunsmith prior to firing.
Shipping and FFL costs will be the responsibility of the buyer.
The sale must comply with all state and federal laws in effect at the time of the sale.




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