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Japanese Type 96 Machine Gun

Discussion in 'The Ask the Pros & What's It Worth? Forum' started by CountryGunsmith, Feb 26, 2003.

  1. CountryGunsmith

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    bondai
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    (1/12/02 2:52:43 pm)
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    Japanese type 96 machine gun 6.5 mm. Complete and operational. Two 30 rnd mags. Brought back from the Pacific Theater after WWII, all documentation and legally registered. Includes several boxes of Japanese 6.5mm ammo still in the original packaging.



    AntiqueDr
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    Type 96's are being offered for sale in the $6K range. You might get a small bump for the extras, say $7K, from a Jap collector.


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    bondai
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    I thought that they were a little more rare than that.



    Xracer
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    (1/12/02 5:21:29 pm)
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    Is that the Bren Gun look-a-like with the bipod and handle on top?

    How about a picture?

    AntiqueDr
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    (1/12/02 6:10:16 pm)
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    ezSupporter
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    I know of two currently for sale from one dealer alone with asking price of $5750. each.