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  1. Model/Type 38 Short Rifles Model/Type 38 Sniper Rifles Model/Type 44 Calvary Carbines- 1915 Model/Type 97 Sniper Rifles Model/Type 99 Long Rifles Model/Type 99 Short Rifles - 1939. The serial number is found on the left side of the receiver on most standard rifles.
  2. A contract was signed ordering tens of thousands of Type I rifles (the exact quantity is unclear – most sources say 60,000, but the serial number range would suggest more than double that number). The rifle was based on a Carcano receiver and bolt, but otherwise configured like a Type 38 Arisaka.
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Arisaka Type 38 Serial Number Lookup By Name

What year was my arisaka type 38 made.? The serial number is 77314. My grandfather brought it back after ww2 and have always wondered when it was made. How would I find out when it was made?

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Receiver Markings Japanese Rifles 1897-1945

Modern Japanese rifles were produced in various configurations and calibers at several Arsenals located thoughout Japan, China, and Korea from about 1897 through 1945. Below are the markings on rifles in 6.5 Japanese Caliber manufactured from 1897 until the mid 1940's. These rifles include: The Type 30 Long Rifle and Carbine, the Type 35 Rifle, the Type 38 Long Rifle, Short Rifle, and Carbine, the Type 44 Carbine, the Type 97 Sniper Rifle, and the Italian Type I Long Rifle.

Arisaka Serial Numbers By Year

Arisaka serial numbers by year

6.5 Caliber Japanese Rifle Receiver Markings


Type 30 - Model of 1897
Found in Long Rifle and Carbine configurations
Arisaka serial number guide

Type 35 - Model of 1902
Found in Long Rifle Configuration only
adopted for Naval use

Type 38 - Model of 1905
Found in Long, Short Rifle,
and Carbine Configurations

Type 38 - Model of 1905
Double Circle Rifle or
Concentric Circle Rifle

Type 38 - Model of 1905
'Love of Country' marks
either side of Chrysanthemum

Mexican Type 38 - 1913
Rifle/Carbine configuration
No Type/Arsenal markings

Type 44 - Model of 1915
Found in Carbine Configuration only
3 Variations Identified by Bayonet Housings

Serial

Type 97 - Model of 1937
Kokura Arsenal
Sniper Configuration only

Type 97 - Model of 1937
Nagoya Arsenal
Sniper Configuration only

In the late 1930's the Japanese developed a rifle to compete in 'Modern Warfare'. Torrent corel draw x6 crack torrent. It was a redesign of the Type 38 in a larger caliber, 7.7 Japanese. These rifles include: The Type 99 Long Rifle, the Type 99 Short Rifle, the Type 99 Carbine, the Type 99 Naval Special, the Type 100 Paratroop Rifle, and the Type 2 Paratroop Rifle. Receiver Markings of the 7.7 Caliber guns are below.

7.7 Caliber Japanese Rifle Receiver Markings

Arisaka Type 38 Serial Number Lookup

Arisaka Type 99 Serial Numbers


Early Type 99 - Model of 1939
Found in Long/Short Rifle
and Carbine configurations

Late Type 99 - Model of 1939
Double Circle Rifle or
Concentric Circle Rifle

Late Type 99 - Model of 1939
Last Ditch Receiver markings
Found on Short Rifles & Carbines

Naval Type 99 - Model of 1939
Naval Receiver markings
Found on Short Rifles & Carbines

Type 2 - Model of 1942
Found in Short Rifle configurations

The Model/Type markings are generally found on the top of the receiver, forward (towards to muzzle) of the chamber and generally indicate original caliber unless modified by another country at a later date. The serial number is found on the left side of the receiver on most standard rifles. The Arsenal mark on Japanese rifles is generally found to the right of the serial number on the left side of the receiver. Frequently there is a Series designator in a circle preceeding the serial number on the left side of the action.

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