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SN 0534. Cal. 8mm. 26″ bbl. This seldom encountered variation of the ZB-26 is marked “WAFFENWERKE BRUNN A.G.” on left side of receiver and “ZB 26 No 0534” on right side of receiver, yet retains the eagle crest on the top of receiver with orig “0534” SN and eagle over “63” proof marks. External SNs match. The bolt also exhibits Nazi eagle proof mark with Heinrich Krieghoff firing proof indicating this was a gun probably captured while still in the factory and subsequently finished under German occupation. Bbl appears to be a factory re-number with both Czech and Nazi proofs. Charles ERB bullet logo on flat underneath barrel. Current NFA registration form indicates manufacturer as “WAFFENWERKE BRUNN A.G.”. The gun exhibits the highest quality standards of fit and finish. It includes in addition to its orig bipod and sling an orig Nazi marked magazine loader, four orig 20 rnd magazines; none Nazi marked and one post-war 30 rnd magazine. Also included is an exceedingly rare clamp-on anti-aircraft spider sight. Pretty sweet! Firing mechanism functions smoothly when operated by hand. This weapon appears fully functional. This is a National Firearms Act item and requires BATF approval prior to transfer. This weapon is fully transferable on an ATF form 3 or 4 as Curio & Relic eligible. CONDITION: Overall appearance and finish very fine with an exceedingly attractive commercial type blue finish thinning in some places with a plum color to the hardened bbl latch and a brown patina starting on the bipod legs. Wooden furniture has small bruises, dings and scratches, yet is still very solid, serviceable and attractive. Muzzle has slight ding at 11 o’clock position, only noticeable upon close inspection when viewed from front. Mechanics are crisp. Bore is very fine, shiny and bright. Bolt is extremely fine. Sling is fine with supple strong leather. Magazines rate very fine as does magazine loader. For the WWII shooting enthusiast this machine gun is about as good as it gets, as anyone who owns one of these will attest. 52168-5 JWK (35,000-45,000) C&R – Lot 2103

Auction: Firearms - October 2017
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