Pre-War Japanese Arisaka Type 38 6.5x50mmR Bolt-Action Rifle | Series 23 Kokura Arsenal

Pre-War Japanese Arisaka Type 38 6.5x50mmR Bolt-Action Rifle | Series 23 Kokura Arsenal

You are considering a vintage Pre-War Japanese Arisaka Type 38 6.5x50mmR Bolt-Action Rifle. This rifle is a Series 23 produced at Kokura Arsenal sometime between 1933 and 1940. It’s in very good condition for its age with little to concern yourself with. The light hardwood stock is in good shape with typical wear like dings, pockmarks, and scratches — but no cracks or serious damage. The metalwork, likewise, is in excellent condition and still sports all of its original bluing — it has light high-point wear. The mum, as typical for most bring back Arisaka’s, is scratched off — however, most of the Kanji is still visible. The barrel measures 31.4 inches in length and includes its original front barely corn sight and rear adjustable leaf sight. The bore is bright and shiny with good rifling and minor fouling and pitting — it would twist lead accurately. This rifle includes its cleaning rod and a period-correct bayonet, also from the Kokura arsenal. The action is sound, and everything locks up nice and tight.

  • Manufacturer: Imperial Japan (Kokura Arsenal)
  • Model: Type 38
  • Serial Number: 85203
  • Year of Manufacture: 1933-1940
  • Caliber: 6.5x50mmR Arisaka
  • Action Type: Bolt-Action Fixed Magazine Fed
  • Markings: There are no standout markings on this rifle
  • Extras: This rifle does not include anything extra

When purchasing a firearm online, please contact your local FFL dealer and MAKE SURE they know you will have a gun shipped to them. Failure to do so may incur more fees, hassle, and time. All purchases are subject to applicable Federal, State, and local laws. Please be aware of all local, state, and federal laws you are subject to, and do not purchase if you are prohibited from purchasing or possessing this product. It is the purchaser’s responsibility to comply with any restrictions on the purchase, ownership, and possession of any items purchased. We do not claim any original manufacturer warranty’s nature, extent, or availability. We do not claim the safe operation of this firearm. The buyer is responsible for having the firearm purchased to be inspected by a certified or accredited gunsmith for safet

$850.00

Only 1 left in stock

  • Remember:  Parts may require fitting by a trained gunsmith.
  • When purchasing a firearm online:  please get in touch with your local FFL dealer and MAKE SURE they know you will have a gun shipped to them. Failure to do so may incur more fees, hassle, and time. The buyer is responsible for having the firearm purchased to be inspected by a certified or accredited gunsmith for safety.
  • Your State Laws: Even though we do our best to keep up-to-date on individual state laws, it is your responsibility as a resident of that state to know them better than us. If we discover an item can’t be shipped to your location after purchase, we will refund your money minus a 20% restocking fee.
  • Check out the picture(s):  They are the best indication of the product’s condition. If there are multiple of the same item being stocked, you will receive the best-conditioned product we have until they are depleted.
  • Note:  We do not usually accept returns. However, if you are dissatisfied with your product, please email or call us, and we’ll try and work something out. Generally, we charge a 20% restocking fee unless the fault was entirely our own. Returns must be initiated within seven (7) days of receiving your product.
logo_big_white

Celebrating and maintaining America’s heritage. Old Arms of Idaho strives to keep firearms fixable — from the very old to the very new.

Our 24-Hour Gun Show is updated weekly.