Cal. 7.7 Jap. S# 17669. Bbl. 25 7/8". Very fine example of Type 2 Paratrooper rifle w/ correct features & matching numbers noting that bbl. & takedown mechanism has separate 3 digit number. Rifle numbers matches on receiver, bolt, extractor, dust cover & upper bbl. band. Receiver marked on left side w/ Nagoya Arsenal marking. Receiver ring has crisp mum & characters for Type 2. Bolt has straight handle w/ oval knob. Notched safety knob. Correct dust cover. Ladder aperture sight w/ anti aircraft wings. Inverted V front sight w/ protected ears. Cleaning rod is present. 3 Screw upper band. Slotted rear band w/out provision for monopod, which is correct. Side sling. Cup type buttplate. Hardwood stock set w/ 2 piece butt. CONDITION: stock set has moderate wear, dents & scratches from service, but has generally pleasing appearance. Buttstock has sm. crack on left side of grip. Metal retains 80% original finish w/ light wear & scattered scratches. Very good shiny bore. (19-3615/RW). CURIO. $2,500-3,500.