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6.5 X 50 JAPANESE ARISAKA (TYPE 38)

Type 38 M1906 Arisaka Rifle

During 1905 the Arisaka rifle was redesigned to the Type 38 that stayed in service until after WW2. The round nosed bullet was replaced by a pointed bullet that weighed 139gr.

                         

   Segmented mouth crimp.

  

Type 38 cartridges loaded by Britain for Russia. These were known as .256 Ball Mk.1

                                                      


SHORT RANGE GALLERY PRACTICE

                         

  


DUMMIES

   Hollow wooden bullet dummy load.

   Steel rod that was turned to resemble a pointed bullet. 2 knurled cannelures on case.

   Hollow brass pointed bullet. 2 knurled cannelures on case.


FACTORY CODE 90 (MUKDEN ARSENAL)

  

  


FACTORY CODE D53

  


FACTORY CODE 25 (CHUNGKING ARSENAL)

  


CHINESE COMMUNIST MANUFACTURE


After WW2 ended, the Japanese produced ammuntion for the Rangoon Police in Burma. These were manufactured by the SHOWA KINZOKU KOGYO company

Symbols are for 1956.


1911 Arisaka Type 44 Rifle

Type 99 Arisaka Rifle


COMMERCIAL

Lots of Arisaka rifles turned up as surplus and a lot of companies manufactured sporting ammunition for these rifles.

                         

  

   Loaded by Precision Cartridge Inc. USA