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3001
$40,250.00

**INCREDIBLY RARE MODERN MILITARY FN MANUFACTURING “MINI-MI” MACHINE GUN (PRE-86 DEALER SAMPLE).

SN FN008958. Cal 5.56 mm, 19 1/2 ” bbl with flash hider. Fully automatic fire only, the “Mini-mi” machine gun derives it’s name from the French translation of “Mini Machine Gun”. Now the standard Squad Automatic Weapon (SAW) of the United States and other countries, this model is innovative and may utilize either a belt or magazine ammunition feeding system. Gas piston operated and firing from an open bolt, it utilizes a rotary bolt locking system, and features a quick detachable chrome lined barrel, bipod, carrying handle and flip-up loop shoulder stock rest as well as rail for mounting a variety of sighting systems in addition to its integral adjustable rear peep sight. This is one of two consecutivly numbered specimens being offered in this auction. It doesn’t get any more real than this, marked “FN” within an oval over “HERSTAL” on left side of receiver with numerous original stock numbers on various parts. Action moves smoothly when operated by hand. This weapon appears to be fully functional. This is a National Firearms Act item and requires BATF approval prior to transfer. Currently on a Form 3 with Julia’s classified as a PRE-86 DEALER SAMPLE and annotated on the form “LIMITED TO USE AS A SALES SAMPLE”. CONDITION: Near excellent to as new. Top cover rail and mechanism within top cover or feed tray show no evidence of firing. Moisture absorbing paper still present in barrel. Slight handling marks, but just about impossible to upgrade the overall condition. Truly an outstanding battle tested “state of the art” light machine gun, versatile and fun to shoot as well as being very effective. If you are a modern machine gun enthusiast, it is worth considering taking out a dealers and SOT license so that you can start off with this gun. Conduct business for a few years, and then… 50754-1 (35,000-50,000) – Lot 3001

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Auction: Firearms - October 2016
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