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Current manufacturer located in Tokyo, Japan. Previously located in Nagoya, Japan. No current U.S. importation. Howa Machinery Limited manufactures Japanese defense force assault rifles, Weatherby Vanguard rifle actions, and rifles and shotguns for Smith & Wesson. Also produced small numbers of extremely high grade CO2 rifles (styled like the Weatherby Mark V semi-auto rifle, reportedly to induce Weatherby to distribute them in the USA) in the mid-1970s.
For more information and current pricing on both new and used Howa firearms, please refer to the Blue Book of Gun Values by S.P. Fjestad (also available online).

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