Some will call it Sino-Soviet for this reason. We can only agree on the fact they are Latin, not Cyrillic. They were import with milled and stamped receivers. You can contact the seller by clicking on the seller's nickname. It is still used as a ceremonial firearm today. It really looks like a Sino with the same type of milled parts but your guess is as good as mine. Unlock additional features, and fewer ads while browsing.
Additionally, it is not unlawful to possess a non-compliant 922r firearm if you did not originally manufacture or assemble it original owner of the receiver , On modifying a post ban firearm you are not required to install 922r parts if you are not the original builder. I'm suprised at how little there is on the outside of the gun! If you have any questions regarding this item, you should contact the Seller before bidding. The 223 caliber rifles are pretty rare as very small numbers were imported. Later in T53 production, they changed a third time to a millions placeholder system where the millions digit changed as the year of manufacture changed. It would have made life soooo much simpler if the Chinese just date stamped.
The factory was shipped to Egypt lock, stock, and barrel from Russia. Either rifle would be a great find as a complete rifle-- but if it's just the receiver, the Sino-soviet would be of significantly more interest. This was to hold the receiver cover to the receiver so that it would be in the same position each time it was removed for cleaning. That's a great question that has motivated many collectors to seek answers, collect data, and spend countless hours trying to put the puzzle together. Membership is free and we welcome all types of shooters, whether you're a novice or a pro.
Any input would be greatly appreciated as I do not want to misrepresent the rifle when I sell it and get myself or anyone else in any possible trouble. Ive done a bit of searching online but that has probably left me confused more than anything. The rifle comes with a green canvas sling with leather keepers. What about all the other triangle, rectangle, diamond, and oval arsenals, where do they fit in the grand scheme of things? I found out one is a 1969 and the other is 1974. As I went through them I would pick ones that had exceptional finish and matching numbers. No gun should be fired without being examined by a competent gunsmith. The stock is correct for a Chinese which is just a few years older, and the only major difference is the position of the rear sling swivel.
Thank you gents for providing that. First observation of the stock side sling swivel. If this is the case, I then ask what on earth would the reason be to rotate the symbol 90° counterclockwise like that? The first 2 characters don't look like the other 2 1s. Which came first, second, third etc? As we were doing the paperwork the secretary informed me that these were consecutive serial numbers. The barrel shank is marked with a couple of Chinese stampings.
The top of the bolt, bottom of the magazine and bottom of the trigger guard are all marked with the last 5 digits of the serial number. We always combine on shipping to save you as much as we can. In fact, it would appear to be more like a block style letter G or an L. Our goal is to be a friendly community that welcomes enthusiasts of all makes and models! The following will be an explanation as to what we believe may be going on. They just don't have the Tula Star.
To call and pay by phone, please wait until the afternoon on Monday after the sale. We do not require prior notice to place an item on the layaway. The glass appears clear and the adjustment knobs turn. Its very possible this letter was simply not used, and it may also have pronunciation conflicts with other letters. It is in about Very Good Plus to Fine condition. It'll probably look pretty slick once I get the cosmo baked out of it. They have Chinese light colored thumbhole stocks.
You can clearly see in the picture below how the bottom of the letter is not curved, but bock shaped. I'm curious to see how close mine is to matching. At the end of the serial number, there is a dash followed by four numbers. You can imagine confusion between the two with the only difference being two tiny dots, especially considering this particular application of hand stamping into steel. Late 1955: 3,000,001 thru 3,330,000. Again, this is much too clean to be another 230k to 360k differently marked letter guns stuffed in between them.
The receiver is milled, which I thought Norinco's were stamped receivers? This rifle comes right out of our owner's personal collection. Anyway this thing is one of the first ones made? The two 59's are consecutive serial numbers. Our only goal is to make sure your are happy with your purchase. The slightly harder ones: This list is by no means complete; more will be added as they are discovered. We have a very good reason for doing this and have proof to back it up.
For example, the serial number 419998 indicates a manufacturing date of 1960. Two scope rings hold the scope to the rail. I've not had time to degrease it yet. It has a L shaped notched rear sight that can be flipped from the shorter 100 meter notch to the taller part of the L that has a 300 meter notch. The bipod has a thumbscrew on each leg that allow the legs to be adjusted for length. This was done with a dash, space, or just stamped as part of the serial number.