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Turkish M03/38 Short Rifle with Folding Bayonet

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Turkish M03/38 Short Rifle with Folding Bayonet

#1 Post by Kevinofborg » Fri Jun 16, 2017 10:22 pm

Re-post of my 5/19/2014 post

I was really happy to have been able to get this guy. I had only see the one pictured Ball's Mauser Military Rifles of the World. This one has a great bore and very nice metal and wood. It is the nicest of the two other Turk short rifles I have. It has a nice mix of German and Turkish markings.

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#2 Post by Kevinofborg » Fri Jun 16, 2017 10:24 pm

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#3 Post by grazza74 » Tue Jul 11, 2017 2:42 am

I'd love to get a replacement, sold mine a few years back during hardship. :(

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#4 Post by vandle » Tue Jul 11, 2017 7:39 am

You lucky dog, very nice turk
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#5 Post by indy1919a4 » Tue Jul 11, 2017 8:07 am

Wow, not only a rare rifle... But knock down beautiful to boot.. Does anyone know how many of these exist in the world.??? And were they made for special units or purpose??

And please I hate asking this, because I hate talking money on a great post.. But If I was to see such a thing in a store, what would be a good price for one...??

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#6 Post by swede » Tue Jul 11, 2017 8:26 pm

That is a sweet one

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#7 Post by Kevinofborg » Tue Jul 11, 2017 9:16 pm

indy1919a4 wrote:
Tue Jul 11, 2017 8:07 am
Wow, not only a rare rifle... But knock down beautiful to boot.. Does anyone know how many of these exist in the world.??? And were they made for special units or purpose??

And please I hate asking this, because I hate talking money on a great post.. But If I was to see such a thing in a store, what would be a good price for one...??
In the 8th Edition of Standard Catalog of MILITARY FIREARMS The Collector's Price and Reference Guide by Phillip Peterson page 366 it has:
Exc. $1250
V.G. $750
Good $600
Fair N/A


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#8 Post by 72 usmc » Sun Jul 28, 2019 10:59 pm

I like it.
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#9 Post by vandle » Sun Jul 28, 2019 11:22 pm

I'd love to find one, let alone afford it
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