Huge day! Got a type 38 arisaka and german belt buckle!
Unbelievable. Absolutely amazing !
Must be 'spring throw-out-all-the-militaria cleaning' time.........!
Thanks Steve! The safety seems stuck on the rifle... I can't seem to release it to remove the bolt. The magazine catch and follower came out and peeking thru you can see that the bolt is in OK shape!
I am so over the moon happy!
Does anyone know if the belt buckle is authentic? If so, what branch is it attributed to?
Buckle looks to be an SA. I don't know if it's a good one or not.
The safety might come un-stuck with a bit of penerating oil
( WD-40 ? ) This rifle will also clean up really nice - gun oil
on the metal and linseed oil for the stock.
I still cannot believe all your magnificent 'finds' of late
- although these pieces seem to have