Re: Need help to ID and value an older rifle
Hi, Dpro 45,
The receiver is unmarked and as you say those vent holes are too far apart for a Type 38. I think it might be a training rifle, but I would like to see more and better pictures. That at least would explain the fact that a Type 38 barrelled action won't fit the stock.
(Unlike regular rifles, training rifles were not standardized, except possibly for one manufacturer's output. It is uncommon to find two that even have any interchangeable parts.)