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Our Price: $299.99

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Product Code: CARCANO0007

Italian Model 1938 Carcano Short Rifle chambered in 7.35x51 Carcano in good condition. These rifles are super rare. We bought them along with other Carcano rifle and carbine variants in Africa. These firearms have a very interesting history. Please sign up on our YouTube Channel to never miss a show. Thank you for your interest in our products.

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Average Rating: Average Rating: 3.5 of 5 3.5 of 5 Total Reviews: 4 Write a review »

  1 of 1 people found the following review helpful:
4 of 5 A nice inter-war period rifle November 25, 2020
Reviewer: Chris from Texas  
This rifle arrived with decades of grime, which honestly, I consider a plus because it means you're probably getting something that hasn't been touched since the last time it was in military service.  Only about 10% to 20% of bluing remains.  Wooden stock was pretty rough but cleaned up well, aside from a couple of gouges.  A 7.35mm caliber indication is still visible, inscribed in the stock.  The bore cleaned up easier than I expected and shows reasonably good rifling left.  I have ordered 7.35mm ammo and am waiting for delivery to test fire the rifle. All in all this rifle is a nice piece of history and worth the reasonable price.

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  1 of 2 people found the following review helpful:
3 of 5 M38 Carcano July 31, 2020
Reviewer: Chris from Alabama  
It was dirty but cleaned up pretty well. The rifling is decent. The barrel on the rifle is loose. I can literally screw it out of the receiver with 2 fingers. I don't blame RTI for that because you wouldn't know unless you took it apart.   I'm not thrilled with the one I received but buying an 81 yr old rifle online that has been there and back is always a gamble.

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  3 of 3 people found the following review helpful:
3 of 5 M38 CARCANO SHORT RIFLE July 7, 2020
Reviewer: Jeff from Illinois  
Fair condition for the price.  Absolutely filthy and not much finish remaining. but the bore cleaned up nicely and shows decent rifling.

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  4 of 4 people found the following review helpful:
4 of 5 M38 Carcano Short Rifle July 4, 2020
Reviewer: Thomas from Kentucky  
Received the M38 Carcano Short Rifle a couple of weeks ago.  Not expecting too much considering the price, but I was pleasantly surprised!  The metal has only about 10% of the bluing left, the stock was very grimy, and the bore was filthy.  But after about 2 hours of cleaning I am left with a good looking Mil-Surp rifle!  A decent amount of rifling in the bore and the action works very smoothly.  No cracks in the stock.  The ammo will be pretty expensive, but can be found.  A fine example of Italian WWII military weapons.

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