Japanese Arisaka Type 38 Leather Rifle Sling with Kanji Marking
March 2, 2022
Up for sale, a Japanese Arisaka Type 38 Leather Sling. This sling has a steel buckle and button. It has 2 buckle slots and one grouping of five and one grouping of three adjustment holes. One leather loop keeper. The kanji is still nicely visible. The character closest to the button has some wear. The full character is visible when the light shines on it (see pic). The leather is still strong and pliable. The surface is worn from use and the surface is flaking on the high wear areas where the buckle and button attaches. Dimensions of the sling are as follows. Give or take a 10th of an inch: Sling overall length: 43 1/2″ Sling width: 1 1/8″ Buckle inside dimensions: 1 1/4″ x 1/2″ Buckle outside dimensions: 1 1/2″ x 3/4″ Leather loop outside dimensions: 1 1/2″ x 3/4″ With the characteristics and the research this sling appears to be genuine. Please see all pics as they are part of the items description and of the actual item you will receive. Everything included is pictured and listed in the description. Item description and photos belong to Family Firearms. No part of this description or photos may be used without express consent. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Militaria\WW II (1939-45)\Original Period Items\Japan\Other Japanese WWII Orig Items”. The seller is “familyfirearms” and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to United States.
- Country/Region of Manufacture: Japan
- Original/Reproduction: Original