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    wink2 A touch of Finn porn....One they decided to leave alone.

    First gotta give Caver a thank you for including the sling for free. Thanks man, you were right shes a beauty!



    Seems everything on the rifle is original short of the front sight blade.






















































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    The only unrefurbished all matching 91/30 I have also defected to Finland. This is the best way to collect the Soviet made 91/30. Original.

    Yours is quite stunning.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Gorbachev View Post
    The only unrefurbished all matching 91/30 I have also defected to Finland. This is the best way to collect the Soviet made 91/30. Original.

    Yours is quite stunning.
    Thanks man. I love the captured 91/30s! Correct me if I'm wrong anyone but a Finn 91/30 either was taken from a dead Russian or taken by a Finn after a Russian dropped it and doubled back in retreat.

    I forgot to take pics of the area, but this one does not have a "41". Leading me to believe this is probably a Winter War capture. Having it be a 1939 and no "41" means it was probably very very new when the Finns got ahold of it, possibly only months old. This is probably why the Finns left it alone and only stamped it then sent it back out to fight against it's owners.
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    Very nice rifle. I love the look of these.

    IIRC the 41 was only used for a short time, then the stamping was stopped. I believe rifles captured later on in the continuation war didnt receive any markings other than the S.A.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Stopsign32v View Post
    Thanks man. I love the captured 91/30s! Correct me if I'm wrong anyone but a Finn 91/30 either was taken from a dead Russian or taken by a Finn after a Russian dropped it and doubled back in retreat.

    I forgot to take pics of the area, but this one does not have a "41". Leading me to believe this is probably a Winter War capture. Having it be a 1939 and no "41" means it was probably very very new when the Finns got ahold of it, possibly only months old. This is probably why the Finns left it alone and only stamped it then sent it back out to fight against it's owners.
    Maybe from the winter war but not necessarily. The 41 only indicates it was in the arsenal at end of 41 when the 41 stamp was ordered - that is all. There are even 1942 guns with 41 before they changed the order!
    Same thing with the PL mark and SA - there are quite a few M27s/28s/28/30s and even M39s without an SA.

    It may have gotten the SA after the war.

    By the way. GREAT GUN!

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    Nice find, it appears to be a Russian training rifle, the YY prefix denotes this.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Miller Tyme View Post
    Nice find, that is a Russian training rifle, the YY prefix denotes this.


    http://7.62x54r.net/MosinID/MosinRareM44trainer.htm

    That just adds to the coolness factor!!! Thank you for pointing that out to me Miller!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Miller Tyme View Post
    Nice find, it appears to be a Russian training rifle, the YY prefix denotes this.


    http://7.62x54r.net/MosinID/MosinRareM44trainer.htm

    waaait a minute. I thought the "YY" had to do with additional stampes put on the rifle, not the prefix of S/Ns. I dont see any addition YYs on the rifle.

    Forgot to add the "YY" training mark is y and "upside down h", not two exact Ys

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    the training stamp was a separate stamp and not part of the SN...У Ч

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    Quote Originally Posted by Denny View Post
    the training stamp was a separate stamp and not part of the SN...У Ч
    +1
    The training mark is "УЧ" not "УУ." The OP's serial is "УУ."

    Also, the only trainers I see in Miller's link are M44 trainers.
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    Was there some significance to the zero's all in a row on the receiver? What was the round stamp on the stock?

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    Quote Originally Posted by shahps50 View Post
    Was there some significance to the zero's all in a row on the receiver? What was the round stamp on the stock?
    Importer stamps I'd think. This is where they usually put the "English" letters. Is it CAI marked on the barrel and number on receiver?

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    Quote Originally Posted by sparky236 View Post
    Importer stamps I'd think. This is where they usually put the "English" letters. Is it CAI marked on the barrel and number on receiver?
    Yep
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    Wow, That is amazing....I just entered the Finnish collector market today with an unexpected purchase of a couple 28/30's.

    They made some beautiful rifles.

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    If anyone was wondering. The rounds are Finnish and so are the stripper clips.
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    Thought I recognized this one! This rifle used to be part of my collection before I sold it a while back...

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    Pretty neat to see a familiar serial number!

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    Quote Originally Posted by anythingmilitarybuff View Post
    Thought I recognized this one! This rifle used to be part of my collection before I sold it a while back...

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    Pretty neat to see a familiar serial number!
    LOL Nice! Well thank you sir for keeping it in such nice shape so I can enjoy it. Hope I gave your ol girl justice with the pics!
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    Super specimen.

    Got a pic of the front sight? Stacked, or Panshin?

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    It is quite a nice Finn. I have several other things to let go. Completely involved with MOs and XOs now.

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    Quote Originally Posted by martin08 View Post
    Super specimen.

    Got a pic of the front sight? Stacked, or Panshin?
    It isn't stacked...dunno how to tell if it's Panshin or not. It has a slight curve to it then a sharp point. I thought I took a pic of it. Will double check, but I think I uploaded all I took.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Stopsign32v View Post
    It isn't stacked...dunno how to tell if it's Panshin or not. It has a slight curve to it then a sharp point. I thought I took a pic of it. Will double check, but I think I uploaded all I took.
    Sounds like M91 sight to me. Panshin is all squared up with just an angled profile of the blade.

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    Great looking rifle! Love those Finns.

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    Thanks Stan! Me too!

    Here is a pic of the front sight blade. I made sure the pic was high resolution.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Stopsign32v View Post
    Thanks Stan! Me too!

    Here is a pic of the front sight blade. I made sure the pic was high resolution.
    Ok, standard finn sight w/o a stack raiser.

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    That's the conclusion I came too also.
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    I started wondering...Does anyone know why a practically untouched Russian M91/30 would have a Finnish front blade sight? I figure it could only be 1 of two reasons...Either A) The globe sight was damaged or B) It wasn't accurate enough for the Finns. This second theory is assuming that they accuracy tested all captured weapons.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Stopsign32v View Post
    I started wondering...Does anyone know why a practically untouched Russian M91/30 would have a Finnish front blade sight? I figure it could only be 1 of two reasons...Either A) The globe sight was damaged or B) It wasn't accurate enough for the Finns. This second theory is assuming that they accuracy tested all captured weapons.
    I'm betting that the globe sight was damaged. Very nice rifle, by the way.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ol' Relic View Post
    I'm betting that the globe sight was damaged. Very nice rifle, by the way.
    Thanks man. Funn thing is one of the things I like most about it is the cleaning rod and how that damage got there on it!
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    thanks OP! I have a similer one, with your permission I will post pics this weekend.

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    Quote Originally Posted by patteraw View Post
    thanks OP! I have a similer one, with your permission I will post pics this weekend.
    Go for it man! Make a thread for it so it gets the traffic it should. But feel free to share it here also.
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