At the time of the Russian revolution Finland was under
the rule of the Tsar. When Nicholas II was deposed Finland declared its
independence and defeated the Russian
One of the earliest Finnish rebuilding programs
was undertaken by the Civil Guard. The rifles were designated M24 and
are the same basic pattern as the Russian M91. The funding for these rifles
was raised by the Civil Guard Auxiliary known as the Lotta Svard and they
are often known as “Lotta Rifles”.
American Contract Mosin Nagants Are Now Quite Rare
*** 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