Manufactured at the Toriimatsu factory under Nagoya Arsenal. at Kokura in March-September 1942. was a Japanese sniper rifle used during the Second World War. The Sniper Rifle Type 99 was a specialized form fitting an optic sight (Tomoika Type 1, 2.5x) along the top of the receiver, offset to the left side on a mounting bracket. Weight was reduced by about 12 ounces. Each series contained 100K rifles. As with all military rifles, each rifle, regardless of Arsenal, was made to fairly uniform specs. The only real difference being that the color of stock finish varnishes occasionally varied. This Japanese manufactured barreled receiver is for the type 99 Arisaka bolt action rifle in 7.7 Jap.. $149.95 Ex Tax: $149.95 More Info Out of Stock The Type 99 sniper rifle (九九式狙撃銃, Kyūkyū-shiki sogeki-jū) was a Japanese sniper rifle used during the Second World War. The chrysanthemum has been struck, and the Kana markings are intact. The monopod was retained to help with accuracy. Excellent condition with full original bluing, bolt not matching, mum has been ground. The Type 99 Arisaka (九九式短小銃 Kyūjūkyū-shiki tan-shōjū, lit. The rear receiver ring has the Nagoya Arsenal proof over the serial number. Excellent condition with full original bluing, bolt not matching, mum has been ground. Imperial Japanese - Type 99 Short Rifle Data Sheet - Page 2 14. If you searching to evaluate Sniper Rifle Optics And Type 99 Sniper Rifle For Sale price. Testing through 1941 determined that there was almost no practical difference in accuracy between scoped examples of the Type 99 long and short rifles, and so the short rifle was chosen to be the basis for the Type 99 sniper (the Type 99 long rifles would drop from production altogether pretty quickly anyway). "99th year infantry rifle") was a Japanese bolt-action sniper rifle designed by General Giichi Dōgane in 1939 and produced by a variety of arsenals in Japan, Korea and Manchuria from 1939 to 1945. In reality, the Japanese Type 99 rifle was a successful design that served the Japanese Empire effectively throughout the Second World War, and it was even a part of conflicts beyond 1945. Some shorter-than-standard Type 99 experimental rifles were tested, but there were no carbine-length Type 99s issued. The Type 99 sniper rifle(九九式狙撃銃,Kyūkyū-shiki sogeki-jū?) The rifle has the standard Type 99 adjustable tangent rear sight with peep without anti-aircraft wings that is graduated from 3-15 (300-1500 meters). The result was the Type 99 7.7x58mm rifle. JAPANESE Type 99 Arisaka bolt-action rifle Series 21, # 27910 (7.7x58) mfg. Type 99s used the same Mauser-style action but with barrels slightly shorter than 26 inches. Therefore ALL early war T-99's had: Steel buttplate, long cleaning rod, AA sights and Monopod. It was a sniper version of the Type 99 rifle, chambered in the 7.7x58mm round. Then a new series was begun. 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