Mosin Nagant Model 1891/30
Ministry of Defense Issue
Serial No 8619
Standard Model 1891/30 Rifle -
Matching Original Bayonet
MO is beleived to be the Russian abbreviation for "Ministerstvo
Oborony", or Ministry of Defense.
The Defense Ministry was established in a merger of the Military and Naval
(Voennoe Ministerstvo, Voenno-Morskoe Ministerstvo, "BM" and
A very nice example complete with an original sling and a good
shooting bore made at Tula in 1926.
*** Very Rare To Find Matching Bayonet ***
As the 7.62 x 54 Russian has the same dia bullet as the .303 British
I have used the same gauge standard. All bores refuse to accept the .305"
means they have nice tight bores well within the British Military Standard
for the .303 Round which is .307/8"
This example gauges at .3030"
All have shooting grade bores and have matching