Standard Model 1891/30 Rifle
In 1930 updates to the Dragoon Rifle were adopted and
the "new" rifle was designated the "7,62 mm Rifle, Model
of the Year 1891-30".
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.
This is a nice example of a Tula Manufactured Rifle dating from 1938
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" gauge which