7.7mm SN: 1316 Ground Mum.
Rare Japanese military take-down rifle, estimated production of about 19,000. Features 25.5" barrel, blade front sight with protector ears, V notch rear sight with flip-up elevator ladder & anti-aircraft wings, cleaning rod, bayonet lug, side mounted sling swivels, manual safety, hinged floorplate, takedown screw on right side of action.
Bore is very good condition, appears hard chrome lined. Blued finish is generally turning brown, thinning on receiver and bottom metal, bare metal where action parts rub, smooth bare spot where mum was removed. Most screws show minor marring to slots. Wood is good condition, mostly original finish, thinning near bottom metal, many small dents. Butt join is excellent with barely visible line.
Markings are crisp & deep. Assembly numbers on barrel, barrel mounting block & receiver all show "112". Bolt numbered "625" on bolt stem and safety.
Condition is Good to Very Good