Just wanted to post an update. 1937 Izhevsk M91/30, laminated stock, matching numbers. I think he'll like it
. Top picture is after clean up and a light oil today. Others are still freshly gunked up out of the box. Overall, the cosmoline wasn't too bad. No range time. Will be giving it to him at the end of the month. So tempted to go and run a couple of rounds through it 'just to be sure'
Got a fresh box of ammo, as well as one spam can. Should keep us busy for a while.
Haven't been able to figure out what these marking are: