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SN 12126862. Cal. 7.62x39mm. 16-1/4″ bbl. Orig as brought back condition Chinese Type 56 machine gun with orig web sling as manufactured by “Factory 66” and so marked on left side of receiver. This specimen incorporates all wood furniture and under-folding bayonet and includes in addition to the sling one orig 30 rnd steel magazine with loop at floorplate. Top cover is SN “7185”. Piston is “7289” which matches bolt. The early Chinese Type 56 machine guns are among the most reliable of all machine guns in the world and are also acknowledged as one of the most popular collector’s machine guns. 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 finish and appearance is fine with orig finish turning a grey/brown with scattered areas of pinprick corrosion on metal parts with exception of the bayonet blade and bolt which are white. Wood, although it has handling marks, some wear and scratches, is yet very strong and serviceable. Sling also remains very strong and serviceable. Mechanics are very fine. Firing mechanism functions smoothly when operated by hand. Bore is very fine, shiny and bright, as is bolt face. A fine representative orig specimen of the milled steel receiver Chinese Type 56 (AK47) machine gun. 52441-1 JWK (30,000-50,000) C&R – Lot 2094

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Auction: Firearms - October 2017
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