Any help would be appreciated.
What I don't know
A similar bayonet was identified as "SERIES 46 CANA," what does that mean and how do I differentiate?
Pommel has the Katakana Se セinside of a circle, What does that mean?
Pommel also has Kuchi 口 or possibly Ishihara 石, What does that mean?
I have an Arisaka that I can not identify. The ONLY identification that I can find is a S/N 120xx.
I can not find an Arsenal Mark, Series Mark, etc.
I think it is a Type 38, but not even sure of that. My Type 99 is clearly marked with Kanji.
This rifle was given to me very recently by my grandfather. He got it from one of his brothers who was in occupied Japan after the bombs dropped. I've been doing online research and took it to two separate shops in which both could not solidly nail down this type of rifle. It appears to have...
Hello, I'm new to the board and wanted to first thank whomever in advance for their time and input. I recently inherited a antique Japanese Tanegashima matchlock rifle from my Grandfather's estate. I'll post a few photos so you can get an idea of what it looks like. I'm very interested in...