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Old 07-03-2013, 12:44 AM   #1
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I have a JAP 6.5 that I inherited from a friend. It was brought home after WWII and I believe is typical of that era - i.e. the quality of it's manufacture is a mite rough. I've shot it and it shoots well. Any idea what the value is?

I searched for it and could not find anything...

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Old 07-03-2013, 12:58 AM   #2
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http://www.gunbroker.com/Auction/BI.aspx?Keywords=arisaka
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Thanks, Hank - very helpful :-)

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We dont get any pics??

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Too many variables to give you a pat answer. For collectable guns, values are based on exact make, model, condition and originality. For the Arisakas, one of the big points is the "mum" stamped above the chamber- intact, or ground off? Without pictures, we can't tell you much- sorry.

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...one of the big points is the "mum" stamped above the chamber- intact, or ground off?
"mum" is intact - and I have a buddy that want's to buy it ~
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This 6.5 was not a captured rifle. It is in very nice condition. As surrendered and not captured in battle it has had the crest removed. It is however accompanied by a rare 8MM "Papa" Nambu Pistol. The DWM 1914 Luger is pictured for comparison. These have been in my WWII collection for many years.
A nice 6.5 with or without a crest can be bought for less than $300 bucks.

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Ok - thanks - mine does not look near that nice - the stock has a lot more dings in it ~

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Ok - thanks - mine does not look near that nice - the stock has a lot more dings in it ~
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We would still like to see it !...................

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