Chinese Type 56 SKS 762x39
For sale is a Chinese Type 56 SKS in good+ condition. The bore is bright and shiny with no signs of pitting or rust. All serial numbers match including the stock. In all original condition. This is a great piece of military history. This particular SKS was manufactured at State Arsenal 26. The Jianshe Arsenal /26\, also known as state factory /296\ and (formally known as arsenal 21) was moved to Chongqing in 1939 and subsequently being named Jianshe Machine Tool Factory in April 1957. A wide variety of small-arms were produced here. In current times it is tied to China South Industries where they still produce small-arms and all sorts of other things such as ATVs and motorcycles. This is not a Norinco but a true early Chinese military issue with the blade bayonet. Came with original leather sling. Not counter-bored. The serial number indicates it was produced in 1957. C&R eligible.
- Furniture Condition: The wood is in good condition but has been beat up over the years. No cracks in stock.
- Metal Condition: Overall bluing is estimated at 75%+.
- Import Marks: I.O. Imports
- Caliber: 7.62 X 39.
- Date: 1957