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ORIGINAL GERMAN MP44 MG.

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ORIGINAL GERMAN MP44 MG.
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Cal. 7.92 Kurz. S# 8505. Bbl. 16 1/2. Thread protector as threaded for Krummlauf device. The MP44 is commonly referred to as 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 hand reciprocating charging handle. 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 "MP44", left side trigger group waffenamt marked w/ "WaA21". Receiver bottom, below front trunnion, "COS", the German eagle w/ "WaA444", "qlv", German eagle w/ "280" & German Eagle Party symbol. Front heat shield, just in front of trunnion, at 6 o"clock "ube". On metal portion of rear stock that slides over trigger group, "COS", waffenamt w/ illegible code. On rear stock, top upper & lower metal bands "jvd". MAGS: 2-30 rd. CONDITION: blued metal finish still covers the vast majority of exposed surfaces w/ scattered thinning right side of front trunnion surface & some high surfaces. Relatively shiny bore w/ well pronounced rifling. Consignor states that this gun was recently fired and the firearm functions exactly as intended. NATIONAL FIREARMS ACT MG REQUIRING BATF TRANSFER BEFORE TAKING POSSESSION. FULLY TRANSFERABLE. (03-1455/JZ). CURIO CLASS III. $18,000-24,000.