Mosin Nagant - Model 1891/30
Serial No 66659
In 1930 updates to the Dragoon were adopted and the "new"
rifle was designated the "7,62 mm Rifle, Model of the Year 1891-30",
more commonly known as the M91/30.
Changes included the front and rear sights and split barrel bands. Hexagonal
receivers were phased out and replaced with round receivers in 1935 and
1936 respectively at Izhevsk and Tula, the two arsenals which produced
the 91/30. Many rifles dated prior to 1930 are found in M91/30 configuration
but retain the original markings on the barrel shank with dates prior
to 1930. This is from programs, primarily post WWII, to update older rifles
by the Soviets and they are known among collectors as "ex-dragoons".
This is a nice example of a Mosin Nagant Rifle Dating from 1933
*** Note: The correct Variation for a Mosin
Nagant is "7.62" or "7.62x54". A variation for a "7.62/308"
is Not Valid For Mosin Nagants ***