The debate over what makes a Mosin-Nagant rare (VIDEO)

09/2/16 5:10 PM | by

The debate over what makes a Mosin-Nagant rare (VIDEO)

In addition to making firearms vids, Eric with IV8888 is an avid collector and purveyor of things that go bang, and he walks you through what he knows about the millions of Mosins out there.

Keep in mind that the M91 Vintovka Mosina, designed by Tsarist Army Captain Sergei Mosin and Belgian engineer Léon Nagant, dates back to 1891 and has been built everywhere from France to the U.S. (by Remington and New England Westinghouse) to Finland and China besides, of course, the Motherland. With that being said, there are tens of millions of these rifles out there, and many were turned back in to the arsenal 2-3 times over the course of their life to be reconditioned and modified to what was then the latest standard.

Eric packs in a lot of examples from his own rack of guns inside a half hour, so if you are a Nugget fan or know someone who is, enjoy.

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