• Rifles
  • Air Guns
  • Shotguns
  • Pistol / Hand Guns
  • Deactivated
  • Accessories
  • Blades
  • Other Guns
  • Gun Dogs
  • Replica
  • More
    All categories
    • All categories
    • Rifles
    • Air Guns
    • Shotguns
    • Pistol / Hand Guns
    • Deactivated
    • Accessories
    • Blades
    • Other Guns
    • Gun Dogs
    • Replica
    • Bows and Crossbows
    • Wanted
    £ 2,250

    Murata Murata Type 18 Bolt Action 11 mm Rifles

    Clip This Ad
    This feature requires you to be logged on gunstar

    You can login to your account or create a new account.
    Send this classified to a friend!
    Fill in the form below

    "Your name" must be filled.
    Please fill in your email.
    "friend name" must be filled.
    "friend email" must be filled.
    Please select the I'm not a robot box.
    your name:
    your email:
    friend name:
    friend email:
    comment:
    captcha
     
    Murata Murata Type 18 Rifles
    1 of 9
    • Murata Murata Type 18 Bolt Action 11 mm  Rifles
    • Murata Murata Type 18 Bolt Action 11 mm  Rifles for sale in United Kingdom
    • Murata Murata Type 18 Bolt Action 11 mm  Rifles for sale
    • Bolt Action for sale
    • Bolt Action for sale in United Kingdom
    • Murata Murata Type 18 Bolt Action 11 mm  Rifles for sale in United Kingdom
    • Murata Murata Type 18 Bolt Action 11 mm  Rifles for sale
    • Bolt Action for sale
    • Bolt Action for sale in United Kingdom

    Murata

    This is an exceptional and rare rifle seldom encountered in the United Kingdom and is the predecessor of the famous Arisaka Rifle Series. This particular rifle is a Murata type 18 which is actually the second in the series, the first being the type 13. Type 18 actually represents the fact that the rifle was developed in the 18th year of the Dynasty and was not the 18th Model to be manufactured.
    This is a single shot rifle in above average condition and has very good woodwork with perfect mechanics and a sound bore. The original Murata was basically a French Chassepot rifle converted with a Murata bolt but this second variant is purely a Japanese manufactured rifle. The Kanzi on the left side of the receiver translates as “Great Nippon Empire, Murata Rifle” and those on the right “ Meiji 18th year”. The knox features a crisp stamp of the Imperial Chrysanthemum symbol. The clearing rod and extractor is extant and there is one small contemporary armourers repair to the wood on the side of the stock.
    Manufacture commenced in 1885 and was undertaken using machine tools ordered from Winchester USA, Winchesters designers made several suggestions to improve on the first model which had been prone to stock failure and many of these suggestions were incorporated including lengthening the tang so it could be secured by two screws not one, and the relocation of the locking lugs rear screw.
    The timing of the rifle was not exactly opportune as by 1886 the value of single shot rifles had been virtually eliminated by the introduction of multiple shot magazine rifles. Consequently the rifle was only manufactured at the Tokyo Arsenal for 4 years when it was superceded by a rifle with a multiple shot tubular magazine.
    As a consequence of low production numbers and from a country that had not yet fully opened its borders, examples are scarce if not rare. This is an iconic rifle and would form an excellent exhibit for any advanced 19th Century Military Rifle Collection.
    £ 2,250
    Category:Rifles
    Subcategory:Bolt Action
    Condition:Used - Good condition for age
    Price:£ 2,250
    Sale type:Trade
    Make:Murata
    Model:Murata Type 18
    Manufactured Year:1885
    Antique:yes
    Mechanism:Bolt Action
    Calibre:11 mm
    Certificate:No Licence - Antique/Obsolete Calibre - Section 58 (2) Firearms Act 1968
    Gun Status:Activated
    Recommended Usage:Collection item
    other adverts from this member: Pembroke Fine Arms
    Navy Arms Remington Army. 44 Muzzleloader
    CategoryPistol / Hand GunsSubcategoryMuzzleloader
    MakeNavy ArmsModelRemington Army
    Mechanism - Calibre.44
    This is a Navy Arms. 44 Remington Army reproduction pistol that has seen little use. There is a small chip on ...
    £ 175
    Arisaka Type 38 Long Rifle Bolt Action 6. 5 mm Rifles
    CategoryRiflesSubcategoryBolt Action
    MakeArisakaModelType 38 Long Rifle
    MechanismBolt ActionCalibre6.5 mm
    This is a Model 38 6. 5 mm live firing Arisaka rifle that was clearly a battlefield pick up as evidenced by the ...
    £ 995
    Enfield 1844 Carbine Muzzel Loader. 65 Rifles
    CategoryRiflesSubcategoryMuzzel Loader
    MakeEnfieldModel1844 Carbine
    Mechanism - Calibre.65
    Very Good Pattern 1844 rifled carbine, excellent wood and good action. Untouched. Often described as a Yeomanry ...
    £ 1,200
    Webley / Webley & Scott Rook & Rabbit Rifle Single Shot. 38 Rifles
    CategoryRiflesSubcategorySingle Shot
    MakeWebley / Webley ...ModelRook & Rabbit Rifle
    Mechanism - Calibre.38
    Rook rifles seem to becoming scarcer and scarcer. This particular side opening rifle utilising Tranter’s patent ...
    £ 1,250
    Pembroke Fine Arms
    Pembroke Fine Arms
    25 ads
    Call: 07969132060 01646680391
    or send email message
    Stay safe when buying online
    read more >
    Murata Murata Type 18 Bolt Action 11 mm  Rifles
    Murata Murata Type 18 Bolt Action 11 mm Rifles
    £ 2,250
    Wales, Pembroke ad ref. GS6159599  -  440 views
    //