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Found an m/91 today. Original Arshin rear sight. Attached is a photo of the receiver. Bolt restamped (old number lined out). Bore looks like it has been painted black. Stock was reasonable but handguard had a small rivet or something in each corner and was loose. Any information would be helpful. Thanks. dj
 

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Starting at top of receiver working down is a boxed SA, T in triangle (assuming Tikka), 1811, C and 1923. Two stamps below that. First one looks almost like crossed cannon ordnance wheel used on American rifles and something below that.
 

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As Pahtu noted, a 1926 (the 6 is pretty rough, I can see how it looks like a 3). The "C" represents chamber dimension, slug it if you wanna shoot it. Value is dependent on a few things - more pics would help, as Sparky noted. Bet she cleans up real nice!
 

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The Finns tended to coat their rifles bores with a thick black graphite-based grease that apparently was also used to lubricate Grammophones back in the day. It can be pretty dry and caked on.

I would give it a good scrubbing with your favorite solvent and an oversized bore brush (like a .35 brush). It should improve a fair bit, final result depending on the life that barrel lived.

The rifle clearly saw some use before being refurbed the last time. Cool gun - 1926's aren't real common today.
 
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