Premier Fine Art & Antiques Auction
August 29, 2023
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Fully Transferable, Original C&R WWII Era German MP43 MG.
Cal. 7.92×33 Kurz
This is the holy grail for some collectors, considered the forerunner of the MP44, the first true modern Assault Rifle. Chambered in 7.92x33mm, this allowed the standard German cal. to remain 8mm while at the same time adopting a medium range load. Select fire, allowing semi or full auto fire w/ the simplicity of sliding the switch above the safety. This rifle utilized both metal stampings & machined parts to minimize production cost and time. Hooded fixed blade front sight. Ladder rear sight graduated to 800 meters. Circular mag. release emboldened w/ ring pattern. Checkered cross block selector switch “E/D”. Top folding dust cover over ejection port on right side. Left side reciprocating charging handle. Several parts w/ number matching receiver including trigger group, mag-well, stock, bolt, bolt carrier & op-rod. There are several stampings throughout the gun as is common of any German Military firearm of this era. Markings include; left side receiver, in bolt channel “MP43”, left side trigger group Waffenamt marked w/ “WaA21”, Receiver bottom, below front trunnion, “COS”, the German eagle w/ “WaA444 / COS”, German eagle w/ party symbol, and another above “37”. Left side of trigger also has the “37” below eagle. Thin brown leather sling, appearing to be original, on right side. MAGS: 2 steel 30rd. 1 marked “fxo” (C.G Haenel mfg.) on right & MKb 42 / MP43” on left. The other mag marked “bte” (Frankische Eisenwerke AG mfg.) on right & “MP44” on left.
NATIONAL FIREARMS ACT MG REQUIRING BATF TRANSFER BEFORE TAKING POSSESSION. FULLY TRANSFERABLE.
CURIO CLASS III