SCARCE JAPANESE MURATA TYPE 22 MODEL 1889 RIFLE:
In very good general condition. 8mm cal. 47 5/8th inch overall length. Fine metal retaining a good amount of its original finish with excellent markings. Bolt with different serial numbers. Excellent action. Fine bore with excellent rifling. Very good stock showing numerous handling marks and nice and strong inspector’s stamps. Missing one wood sliver on the rear side of the receiver right side (see photos). A rare and desirable early Japanese bolt action rifle!
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