Make: Mosin Nagant
Serial Number: 99674
Year of Manufacture: 1932
Caliber: 7.62 x 54 R
Action Type: Bolt Action, Internal Magazine
Markings: The receiver is marked “PW Arms Redmond VA / M91/30 7.62x54R / Russia Ser. 016777”. The top of the barrel ahead of the receiver is marked with a star and “1932” and “99674”. The bolt, buttplate and floorplate are marked “99674”.
Barrel Length: 29”
Sights / Optics: The gun is mounted with a protected post front sight and a sliding elevator rear sight.
Stock Configuration & Condition: The stocks are re-varnished wood. The finish was not applied correctly and there are many “bubbles” which scrape off with your thumbnail. There are some nicks and dings mostly on the left side of the buttstock and small cracks at the mounting hardware, on the left side of the stock below the receiver. The LOP measures approx. 13 ¾” from the trigger to the back of the buttplate. The stocks rate in about very good overall condition.
Type of Finish: Blue
Finish Originality: The receiver and barrel look original, but the magazine well and floor plate look refinished.
Bore Condition: The bore is somewhat gray and the rifling is sharp and medium deep. There is some erosion present. The bore may clean up some with wire brushing and elbow grease.
Overall Condition: This gun retains about 90% of its metal finish. The balance of the finish shows some thinning and finish loss on the exposed barrel at the muzzle. There is minor finish loss on the high edges of the receiver. There are scratches and some older erosion on the trigger guard. The screw heads are in good serviceable condition, showing use and minor disfiguration. The markings are clear. Overall, this gun rates in about Fine condition.
Mechanics: The action functions correctly. We did not fire this gun.
Box, Paperwork & Accessories: There is a cleaning rod present.
Our Assessment: This is the standard battlefield configuration of the Russian Mosin Nagant used from the 30’s to the 50’s and later used throughout Indo China. If you are a WWII re-enactor or collector, you should be interested in this rifle. Please see pages 236 and 237 of “The Standard Catalog of Military Firearms” by Ned Schwing for more details.
CA Legal or CA Private Party Transferable: This rifle can be transferred in California and is C&R eligible.
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