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Old January 3, 2012, 12:14 AM   #1
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What firearms have I just acquired?

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Just signed up and this is my first post. I have questions regarding a rifle that I just acquired. I have 7 or 8 Mosins that I have picked up here and there and recently came across an old man who had possibly hundreds of guns in his basement/house. He's getting old and can no longer shoot much so hes selling them here and there.

Anyways, my brother swung by and picked this rife up from him for 100 bucks, and sent me this pic. It should be coming in the mail but until then, I only have this pic to go off. It seems to be a Finish M28. I have no info the markings or manufacturer. So anyone know any specifics based on the profile? Rarity? Value?

Thanks a ton,

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Old January 3, 2012, 04:33 AM   #2
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It seems to me it’s a M27 (old style rear sight) rather than a M28.

I don’t know the prices in the US, but I’m pretty sure that a 100 $ is only a fraction of its real value.
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Old January 3, 2012, 09:01 AM   #3
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Depending on its condition, it's worth $250-$350, possibly more if it's a rare variant.
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Old January 3, 2012, 03:35 PM   #4
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I just talked to my brother and it's got the SY on the receiver, and the triangle with the T inside of it. Does that help as to what it is? m27?m28?

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Old January 3, 2012, 04:17 PM   #5
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Go to The Mosin Nagant forum,those guys know just about all there is to know about mosins.By following old threads you can just about track down any model or marking.
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Old January 3, 2012, 07:45 PM   #6
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Old January 3, 2012, 10:50 PM   #7
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SY is Finnish M28, 1930-33, Tikkakoski arsenal...this it?

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Old January 4, 2012, 12:36 AM   #8
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That is indeed it. Thanks
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