M39s and M91-30 M39 and 91-30 close up

First picture has (top) an unfired, arsenal new 1942 B-barrel (still has the arsenal hang tag), (middle) 1941 Sako, and (bottom) 1944 M91/30 Mosin-Nagant for comparison. Second picture is a close up to compare the receiver area.

Links:

Good history sites for the M39 with maker/variant discussion

http://www.mosinnagant.net/finland/finnish_mosin_nagantm39.asp

http://7.62x54r.net/MosinID/MosinM39.htm

Disassembly guide

http://www.surplusrifle.com/finnishmosin/rifledisassembly/index.asp

Wikipedia entry on Winter War and Continuance War

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Winter_war

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Continuation_War

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