The bayonet remained 20 inches in length until 1945. The rifle has the standard Type 99 adjustable tangent rear sight with peep, without the folding anti-aircraft wings. But there’s NEVER been anything like THIS before. C&R ? It is still a good value but the strap should be a little longer and made out of thicker leather for durability. Original Japanese Arisaka Type 99 parts, includes the trigger guard, magazine baseplate, and release latch assy. WWII Quarterly, the hardcover journal of the Second World War that is not available in bookstores or on newsstands, and can only be obtained and collected through a personal subscription through the mail. For sniping, a 2.5x Tokia telescopic scope was mounted on the left side of the receiver behind the magazine breach on the Type 38 rifle. The Arisaka Type 38 6.5mm rifle was also made in a short version with an overall length to 44.5 inches and weighing less at 8.5 pounds. ***** The most common Japanese bayonet by far was the Type 30, which was used on most of the Japanese rifles from 1897 to 1945. In the jungle, marksmanship mattered. Ultimately, a Japanese soldier could always rely on dispatching his enemy with a sword bayonet attached to his Arisaka rifle. The IJA high command consistently resisted weapons modernization, fearing that it would lead to the infantry’s abandonment of tradition of hand-to-hand combat to win the decisive victory. 6.5 Jap. Type 30 rifle, whose designation this bayonet shares. Although a sturdy weapon, at just over 50 inches, the Arisaka Type 38 6.5mm (1905) rifle was a bit too long for the typical height of a Japanese infantryman. When the Japanese would surrender, which did not happen often, they would deface the chrysanthemum by grinding it off. For them, Japanese doctrine stressed that the bayonet was the soldier’s most essential weapon. Strong, durable, and powerful, this bolt-action battle rifle had a short but honorable service life. Much has been written that the Japanese infantry weapons of World War II were poorly designed and manufactured and ineffective in combat. Times when the very landscape appears to shift. This Japanese bayonet also fits on the older 6.5 mm. Sword bayonet for use on the 6.5 mm. Bayonets European all styles (127) Bayonets - German (22) Bayonets, etc. It's a Japanese type 99 transitional arisaka from kokura manufacturing plant 24th series(s#- 70,xxx). A more practical carbine was needed by the Japanese cavalry after the Russo-Japanese War in 1905. The blade is made from 1095 high carbon steel. 31" barrel. Less than $1000 (21) $1000-$5000 (70) More than $5000 (10) Bayonets (201) By Category. A carbine model of the Arisaka Type 99 was also produced, but this particular weapon had too much recoil. SN 84389. Nambu World: Japanese Type 30 Bayonets for the Arisaka Rifle *****See the bottom of this page for a link to great new book on Japanese bayonets!!!! The Zeiss is likewise made in Japan, not Germany or America like the flagship Zeiss products, but like most Japanese optics we have tested, it is clear as a bell with great edge clarity. Those leaves can grow up to 500mm in size, and their tapering appearance is similar to a sword. Type I (Carcano) Rifle, and 7.7 mm. Due to its more compact design, the Arisaka Type 44 (1911) cavalry bolt-action carbine was the weapon of choice for troops destined for the jungle, a place where long-range shooting was all but unnecessary and its shorter length made it easier to handle. The design and quality of the bayonet deteriorated from 1943 onward. Our test gun is a .308 Winchester, with a 3-9x power Zeiss sporting optic. Colonel Nariakira Arisaka [who died in 1915] headed the commission to develop modern shoulder arms for the Japanese military, and both rifles are commonly known as Arisakas.”. Joseph's rifle is chambered for the 7.7x58mm Japanese round. Japanese grenades were often attached to finned adapters to provide stability in flight. Developed in 1937, this was referred to as the Type 97 sniper rifle and used a smaller 6.5mm cartridge. Markings on Japanese Arisaka Rifles and Bayonets of World War II. However, the performance of this gun for long-range marksmanship left a lot to be desired. Type 38 rifle, 6.5 mm. If a Japanese rifle or carbine has the chrysanthemum ground off the receiver, it means the gun was handed out postwar from Japanese stock. Since sufficient numbers of the Type 99 rifle were never produced, the Type 38 remained in service until 1945. Combat experience on the Asian mainland during the 1930s dictated that a higher caliber infantry rifle was needed. However, because of its accuracy and the punishing entry and exit wounds the tumbling 6.5mm bullet would produce in its flight, it was deemed good for close-quarters in the jungle. In fact, many had difficulty reaching the bolt when the butt was at the shoulder in a firing position, making it difficult for the diminutive Japanese soldier to aim and rapidly fire in the jungle. Ammunition types were ball, tracer, or armor piercing, each color coded. Longarms Rifles US (12) By Maker. Japanese infantrymen were given frequent and rigorous instruction in the art of using the bayonet on an Arisaka rifle. This is a type 99 Japanese rifle which was the standard issue rifle for Japanese troops from the early 1900's through WW II. By 1943, with the war going poorly and home factories experiencing shortages of raw materials, a revised Type 99 went into production. It was actually the same as the earlier Type 38 carbine model, except for having a folding bayonet that was permanently attached to the weapon to allow the cavalryman to fix it while mounted. It to appraise similar items instantly without sending photos or descriptions. Among short-range weapons, the light machine gun and grenade were most valued; however, at longer distances, every Japanese infantryman was indoctrinated in the use and maintenance of his rifle. Collectibles. Bayonets . Initially, Japanese industry was incapable of producing a weapon that could withstand the shock of firing the heavier 7.7mm round; however, after several different design trials the Army adopted both a new 7.7mm cartridge and a rifle that had a more forceful recoil but was as efficient with its cartridges as the rifles fired by Chinese forces. but now the cavalryman would no longer have to ride with his bayonet secured to his belt. Cal. It changed the world more than any other single event in history. on Oct 24, 2020. However, because the Type 99 and the older Type 38 rifles were used simultaneously, this complicated logistics in that quartermasters had to now distribute two different types of ammunition for nearly identical weapons. Create an account or login in order to post a comment. The biggest drawback was the excessive muzzle weight, making it difficult to aim, thereby diminishing the weapon’s accuracy. After harsh and rigorous training with other cadets from his geographical district in the home islands, the new soldier was designated to a specific class ranking dependent on his capabilities. The bayonet was made at the Kokura Arsenal. It changed the world more than any other single event in history. Most of these rifles were still in use during the Sino-Japanese War of the 1930s and the Pacific War of the 1940s. This model was shorter (44 inches) and lighter (8.25 pounds) than the Arisaka Type 38. The bayonet was fixed using a … Excellent reproduction. This would bring shame to you family. The bayonet was as important to the infantryman as the sword was to the samurai warrior. Factory markings are of the Toyo Kogyo. It has a flip up sight in addition to the sight on the end of the barrel. A reliance on material goods, necessitating an extensive supply network, was viewed by the dominating forces within the Japanese high command as a modern evil that could destroy the fighting spirit of the IJA. To illustrate, advancing infantrymen, after crossing the Salween River in Burma in early 1942, attacked at night in the purest martial style, that is, with fixed bayonets and unloaded rifles, in an attempt to intimidate the enemy. All metal, including the scabbard, is nicely blued and the wood scales have a satin polished look. It was even attached to light machine guns! The Type 99 design was finally accepted for widespread use. It is about 20 inches in length and the blade is about 15 5/8 inches. Feedback. To the lowly private, his bayonet was his own “officer’s sword.”. A sniper version of the Arisaka Type 99 7.7mm rifle was issued in 1942 and was fitted with either a 2.5x or 4x Tokia telescope, but this gun did not get its own designation. Our Japanese Arisaka Type 30 Bayonet Personalized version can be sharpened and engraved! The Type 30 were introduced in 1897 and it was this bayonet design that would plagued the American Troopers during WWII. Both types of Arisaka rifles made before and during the war were of good quality. In the end, the Japanese rifles were rugged and reliable and earned the admiration of the Japanese infantryman under most circumstances. Type 99 Arisaka battle rifles utilize a unique, disc-shaped safety, and their stocks were finished with the resin of the urushi tree. It was the result of a development program that extended over 10 years and essentially produced only an Arisaka Type 38 rifle with an added telescopic sight. The Arisaka rifles were designated with the year of the current emperor's reign. Japanese infantrymen were such great believers in the value of the bayonet that even light machine gunners had their bayonets fixed in battle, even when not engaged in actual hand-to-hand combat. The heavier 7.92mm German ammunition used by some Chinese soldiers was more effective than the 6.5mm standard of the Japanese. As militarism grew in Japan in the early 1930s, conscription began at the age of 19, and the Imperial Japanese Army (IJA) cadet entered military service. Apart from being fitted with a forward-folding monopod, the Type 99 was identical in construction and operation to the Type 38 Arisaka rifle. Additional Information –7.7 Japanese caliber. here is a 100% guaranteed original / authentic wwii japanese type 30 / type 99 arisaka bayonet and scabbard maker marked by (kokura rikugun zoheisho arsenal). $750 . Both the Arisaka Type 38 6.5mm and Type 99 7.7mm rifles could be used as grenade launchers. LOT OF 2: WWII JAPANESE LAST DITCH ARISAKA BAYONETS. Thus, like many other belligerents, the Japanese utilized rifles that were previously used during World War I. Bushido contributed significantly to a soldier’s supreme sacrifice, which demonstrated the qualities of honor, courage, and moral purity. This has the addition of a special dust cover for the bolt assembly so it would not become jammed. on Oct 24, 2020. The rifle itself is flawless, and a … Japanese rifles had a chrysanthemum stamped on the chamber. Japanese infantrymen saw themselves as modern ashigaru, or lightly armed peasant warriors. The Japanese manufactured over 6.4 million rifles and carbines in the 40 years from 1906 to 1945. WW2 OR WWII JAPANESE ARISAKA TYPE 38 MILITARY 6.5MM RIFLE. However, only a few thousand longer Type 99 rifles were produced, and by 1940 it was decided to issue only the shorter rifle to all troops, even though the longer model remained in service. Standard production Arisaka with matching numbered bolt and bayonet with scabbard. The Japanese armed forces issued Arisaka rifles in great numbers before and during World War II. A 16-petal chrysanthemum on the barrel indicated that the rifle was the property of the emperor. Japanese troops were taught that it was better to die fighting, sacrificing your life for the Emporer, rather than surrender. This has the addition of a special dust cover for the bolt assembly so it would not become jammed. also referred to his bayonet as his gonbo-ken or burdock sword due to its similar appearance to the leaf architecture of the plant of that name. The longer rifle was for infantry and the shorter for cavalry, engineers, and other specialty troops. View Full Details. Japanese infantrymen were given frequent and rigorous instruction in the art of using the bayonet on an Arisaka rifle. It was also popular for jungle fighting, principally because of its shorter overall length. Training units seldom conducted combined arms operations since the military dictum was that infantry would win decisively by closing with the enemy with bayonet assaults. It is a bolt action rifle which holds 5 rounds of ammo. This version had a lower grade steel in the barrel, and some miscellaneous items such as a sliding bolt cover and a sling swivel were removed. What you have there is a Japanese military rifle from World War II, known as an Arisaka model (type) 99 Service rifle. The bayonet will fit the Japanese Type 38 and 99 rifles. Either could be attached to the Type 38 or Type 99, and they were heavily influenced by Western designs, notably those of the United States and Germany. The grips are wood and show some wear. One was swiftly designed with identical specifications to the longer Arisaka Type 38 6.5mm rifle; however, it was only 38.25 inches long and weighed 8.8 pounds. These were identified according to the 38th year of the Meiji period and the year 2099 of the Japanese calendar, respectively. His personal infantry weapon, the Arisaka rifle, would give him the means to exhibit these traits. Every soldier was issued one, whether or not he used a rifle. The sight was mounted so low above the action that the bolt lever had to be lengthened and angled downward, while the sight was offset to the left so that the shooter could still operate the bolt and use the ammunition charger. You're bidding on a Japanese Arisaka Type 44 Folding Bayonet Carbine, series 2, manufactured at the Chigusa factory of Nagoya Arsenal, serial # 8340 (Matching including dust cover), cal. - Japanese (11) Bayonets US - WW 1 to Present (8) Bayonets Saber & Knife US (31) Bayonets US Socket (44) By Price. These contained three brass or steel clips of five 6.5 or 7.7mm rounds, clearly noted on the outer labels of the boxes. Here is a photo of an early Type 99, a 31st series Toyo Kogyo Type 99 made in 1940 (on top) compared to a 7th Series Nagoya late war rifle made in 1944. Although its official designation was Type 30, there were many variations in the design principally due to lower manufacturing costs. The Japanese bayonet was never shortened during the Pacific conflict, while, for example, the British abandoned their sword bayonet. GI#: 101563612. Alot depends on the markings and shape of the pommel. The Type 99 rifle had a chrome-plated bore to prolong barrel life, stand up to the harsher climates of the tropics, and facilitate cleaning. Trainers can be had for 20-30. The bayonet was fixed using a crossguard loop and a lock stud, both located on the pommel of the Type 30. There were basically two types of grenade launchers, one called the cup and the other the spigot. Japanese infantrymen were such great believers in the value of the bayonet that even light machine gunners had their bayonets fixed in battle, even when not engaged in actual hand-to-hand combat. I think it was manufactured late 44 early 45 probably used and he would Jima or the Philippines. There have been countless thousands of published works devoted to all or of it. Even though the cavalry started using this modification, the need for a specific weapon for mounted troops was soon evident. Thus, the general staff approved the design of the infantryman’s weapons based on close-order combat, where he was programmed to always advance, keeping the enemy unnerved and off balance. According to historian Michael Haskew, “The Imperial Japanese Army fielded two prominent bolt-action rifles during World War II, the Arisaka [Meiji] Type 38 and Type 99. It has been estimated that during approximately 40 years of production over 10 million Arisaka rifles were manufactured. An unaimed bullet was likely to damage only vegetation. It was 20 inches long and was almost always fixed rather than carried, as its weight helped to balance the long-barreled Arisaka Type 38 rifle. Values for *JAPANESE TYPE 38 ARISAKA MILITARY RIFLE. Our high quality reproduction is a pre-1937 style with a quillion. After battling the Chinese in 1894, the Japanese discovered that their rifles were markedly inferior to their enemy’s Mannlicher Gewehr 88. It was a reliable weapon with a weight of nine pounds (empty), relatively light for its length of over four feet (50.25 inches), which was greater in length than either the future M-1 Garand or Model 1903 Springfield rifle used by American infantry. Really haven't seen any repos of the arisaka bayonet, at shows the bayonet on average is very common. Above all, the new IJA infantryman would be imbued with a combination of obedience to the emperor and a moral essence to strictly adhere to a superior’s orders and the warrior code, Bushido, while refusing to disgrace himself and his family by surrendering to the enemy. WWII JAPANESE BAYONET SCABBARD TYPE 38 99 ARISAKA RIFLE KOKURA ARSENAL SIGNED You are bidding on a WWII Japanese bayonet and scabbard. WWII Japanese Army, ARISAKA Bayonet with Scabbard, Tokyo Arsenal, Complete, NICE Its production dated back the Russo-Japanese War in 1905, and it remained continuously manufactured until 1945, during which time over three million were made. It was also noted during the conflict with China that the Type 38 rifle and its 6.5mm ammunition were no longer adequate. Type 99 rifle. A variant of the Arisaka Type 99 7.7mm rifle was fitted with a bipod as well as an antiaircraft sight to shoot at attacking aircraft from trenches, although the latter was mainly a morale booster since it was very unlikely to down a speedy World War II aircraft. Ammunition for both Arisaka rifles was stored in glued cardboard boxes or pouches. Japanese Arisaka type 38 rifle 6.5 mm 31Japanese Arisaka type 38 rifle 6.5 mm 31 1/2" barrel. Officers and noncommissioned officers (NCOs) began to indoctrinate the Japanese fighting élan into their conscripts through close combat training with an inordinate amount of time spent on bayonet fighting and hand-to-hand combat. A second prototype design for a gun to use the new 7.7mm cartridge was completed in 1939. I don’t need stripper clips to load it.it loads like a regular bolt action rifle. The Arisaka rifle (有坂銃 Arisaka-jū) is a family of Japanese military bolt-action service rifles, in production and use since approximately 1897, when it replaced the Murata rifle (村田銃 Murata-jū) family, until the end of World War II in 1945. If you don't have an account, create one here. Myron Mokris, XHTML: You can use these tags:
. The bayonets shown with each rifle are of the proper vintage for that rifle. EARLY TYPE JAPANESE TYPE 99 ARISAKA RIFLE WITH BAYONET Description: Early Type 99 - Model of 1939 is a bolt action rifle with 27 inch barrel chambered in 7.7 Jap caliber. But there’s NEVER been anything like THIS before. Light artillery was useful for keeping the enemy’s heads down, but unlikely to kill in the jungle locales of Malaya, the Philippines, Burma, and New Guinea. Saw a tokyo arsenal one today I could have bought it for 40 with scabbard in decent condition. The rifle was stamped on the receiver with a 16 petal chrysanthemum which was the symbol of the Japanese Emperor. The Type 30 rifle Arisaka (三十年式歩兵銃, Sanjū-nen-shiki hoheijū, "year 30 type infantry firearm") was a box-fed bolt-action repeating rifle that was the standard infantry rifle of the Imperial Japanese Army from 1897 (the 30th year of the Meiji period, hence "Type 30") to 1905. 6731 Whittier Avenue, Suite C-100 McLean, VA 22101, From Tolkien to Hitler: Famous Soldiers of World War I, The Battle for Omaha Beach: The Men of the D-Day Invasion, Napoleon Bonaparte’s Last Campaign: The Battle of Waterloo, Operation Barbarossa: World War II’s Eastern Front, The Battle of Gettysburg: Turning Point of the American Civil War, The Arisaka Rifle: Weapons for the Imperial Japanese Army Way of War, What Made the German Luger the Most Famous Pistol in Modern Warfare, The Essential Role of Navy PBR Boats in the Vietnam War, Soldiers: Ancient Greek General Epaminondas, Francis Stebbins Bartow at First Manassas, Franklin Roosevelt’s Pre-Pearl Harbor Intervention Plans, Yankee Guerrillas in Burma: The Story of OSS Detachment 101, Over the Hump: Supplying Allied Forces over the Himalayas. WWII JAPANESE ARISAKA RIFLE BAYONET WITH SCABBARD. Colonel Arisaka designed the Type 38 rifle in the late 1890s to serve as a substitute for the outdated and expensive to produce Murata rifle. This is an early production, three digit serial number WWII Japanese Type 99 sniper rifle that was manufactured at the Toriimatsu factory under the Nagoya Arsenal. This atrocity was verified in China and Malaya. It is a bolt action rifle which holds 5 rounds of ammo. The Arisaka Type 30 Bayonet was used by Imperial Japan from 1897 through 1945 on all Type 38 and Type 99 rifles and carbines. There have been countless thousands of published works devoted to all or of it. Other Makers (101) By Price. Create a Show & TellReport as inappropriate. The IJA high command’s apparent decision to continue recommending usage of the Arisaka series of bolt-action rifles was really no different from that of other belligerent countries; the German and British Armies used their older Mauser Gewehr 98 and Short Magazine Lee-Enfield (SMLE) rifle designs, respectively, throughout the war. I have a 6.5 Arisaka Rifle. High manufacturing costs terminated the production of this rifle in 1942. Why is this?? The Type 89 grenade discharger could send a grenade much farther than either a soldier hurling it or launching it from his Arisaka rifle. The Arisaka Type 38 rifle had an unusually long barrel to gain acceptable accuracy, and at 31.4 inches it produced little recoil. This is a type 99 Japanese rifle which was the standard issue rifle for Japanese troops from the early 1900's through WW II. During the 1930s, the Japanese high command falsely believed that an army based on the Bushido code would not be hampered by Japan’s inadequate industrial base because it required neither state-of-the-art mechanization nor a cumbersome logistical tail. Japanese Arisaka Rifle and Bayonet, c. earlyJapanese Arisaka Rifle and Bayonet, c. early to mid 20th century, serial number 97560, walnut stock, blued-steel parts, with characters on receiver and With the Type 97’s reduced performance as a marksman’s weapon, the Japanese infantry-sniper doctrine adapted to the weapon’s deficiencies and focused on its snipers perfecting camouflage and concealment. ... Japanese Arisaka Type 99 Dust Cover. They were as reliable and rugged as any five-shot bolt-action rifle used by Japan’s Western counterparts. During the last years of the Pacific War, due to a lack of quality materials and bombing of the home islands incapacitating factory production, the weapons’ overall quality deteriorated. From a pragmatic ballistic standpoint, the 6.5mm Arisaka rifle did not have the same range or stopping power as the British 0.303-inch or American 0.30-inch rounds. The infantryman Japanese Type 99 Arisaka Short rifle w/ hooked quillon bayonet . One of the more commonly known Japanese bayonets is called the Type 30 Arisaka or 30th Year bayonet. Estimated Value Range –see below. Here is some footage of me firing a Type 99 Arisaka rifle with a Type 30 Bayonet attached from a standing position. It had the same overall length of just over 38 inches and a weight of just over 8.8 pounds, The Japanese infantryman still favored the non-rifle-based 50mm barreled Type 89 grenade discharger, which came into service in 1929 and acquired the misnomer of “knee mortar” because of its curved baseplate. The Type 97 sniper rifle’s low muzzle flash and smokeless propellant were effective in medium-range sniper action where firing positions would be less conspicuous. ... Area Code: 540 . It had a bolt-action system patented by Mauser. i believe the pictures tell the whole story, the bayonet & scabbard are both in nice condition considering it's age and that it was used in wwii. The Japanese Army had built a lean, infantry-heavy force configured to win an early victory by advancing quickly, penetrating or flanking when possible, and trusting the superior Japanese warrior spirit to vanquish the foe swiftly. As stated, rifles were considered bayonet handles, so Type 38s were fitted with 31.5-inch barrels for an overall length of 50 inches and a weight of about 9 pounds. The bayonet, or juken, that was produced to fit the developing Arisaka rifle at the end of the 19th century was designated the Meiji 30 (1897) infantry bayonet. Unfortunately, the brutality and savagery of some Japanese soldiers was evident when enemy wounded or prisoners were tied to trees for bayonet practice. Although light at nine pounds, this weight, in addition to its length, would make the weapon somewhat unsuitable in jungle conditions. ... Late WWII Japanese Type 30 Arisaka bayonet manufactured by National Denki contained in its original. The new gun, designated the Arisaka Type 99 7.7mm rifle, was initially produced in 1938 in two lengths. To prevent reflection, blades were frequently covered with mud before combat operations, although many American veterans of the Pacific war reported seeing the flashing of the bayonet steel during a banzai charge. There are moments in military history that forever alter the flow of human events. Some people call these guns "Last ditch" rifles because the quality was much less than earlier versions of the model 99. In the annals of military history magazines, this is one of those moments. Thus, the decision to change the standard round from the 6.5mm semi-rimmed to a more powerful 7.7mm rimless cartridge necessitated production of a new rifle. Our high quality reproduction is a pre-1937 style with a quillion. The earlier prototype had a slightly longer barrel and was heavier. If a rifle were to be sold, demilled, or surrendered, the chrysanthemum was usually ground off. Attesting to this military precept, Japanese arms manufacturers never developed a semiautomatic rifle to match the American M1 Garand, nor did they or the IJA hold submachine guns in high value. This rifle is serial numbered "165" on the rear receiver bridge. This was a symbol of the Emporer. The Arisaka Type 30 Bayonet was used by Imperial Japan from 1897 through 1945 on all Type 38 and Type 99 rifles and carbines. Some of these Type 38 shorts were issued to infantry, particularly later in the war, but most went to soldiers of supporting arms and logistic services. Thus, the Japanese soldier was well known for his disregard for death. Japanese Bayonet Frogs - Late mfg, new for Type 99 and Type 38 bayonets. This one even has the Dust Cover remaining, that is usually the first thing to go because they rattled. Thus, an Arisaka Type 44 (1911) cavalry bolt-action carbine, which fired the 6.5mm cartridge, was manufactured. Although not unsheathed, the top blade is … In Europe, artillery and automatic fire dominated the battlefield. The Arisaka Type 38 6.5mm (1905) was known to the Japanese soldier as the sanpachiju and was a five-shot weapon that used an internal box magazine loaded with 6.5mm cartridges via brass or steel stripper clips. Thus, the Type 38 rifle was designed in the 38th year of the reign of Emperor Meiji which would have been 1905. Matching bolt and dustcover. WWII JAPANESE ARISAKA RIFLE BAYONET WITH SCABBARD. Kokura arsenal 24th(late 1930's) series crisply struck about serial number. 38 rifle and used a rifle rifles because the quality was much less than earlier versions of the Arisaka 38... 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