Military History/Arisaka type1

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Bottom of gun
Bottom of gun  

Bottom of gun
Bottom of gun  
I believe I have an arisaka weapon from ww2.  If I sent u a pic of the markings could u tell me what I have?

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Greetings

The Crown over the PB is a Beretta symbol.  You most likely have a Type "I" rifle.  Beretta made these rifles for the Japanese Navy before World War 2.  
If you have an image of the complete rifle it would help.  Please check the below links as they may also help.

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Type_I_Rifle
http://members.shaw.ca/nambuworld/typeipix.htm  

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