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Its a 1944 Izhevsk. This is an actual ex-sniper (lined out scope number on left barrel shank), restored by MGS in Dallas, TX several years ago. No funky billboard stamps - its discreetly marked TG Knox near the muzzle with a lite serial stamp on the receiver.
The scope on it now is a Progress manufactured PU scope, likely made at the end of 1943 based on the serial number. This is an appropriate scope for a 1944 sniper. Optics are clear with undamaged reticles. The scope is in very good condition with minimal wear evident. Like the rest of the rifle, it certainly was refurbished at some point. The mount is also an authentic, steel mount. The base is one of the aluminum aftermarket types.
The buttplate and magazine are stamp matched to the receiver (mag cover is a lineout). The bolt is from a Hungarian rifle and has 02 stamps on all external parts. The serial does not match. MGS claimed that the bolt came along with the rifle when it was imported.
The stock is a mid war version with the half liner on the front sling slot and no liner on the buttstock slot. It has numerous arsenal stamps, some dings and some worn shellac, along with two arsenal repairs at the muzzle end and one behind the tang.
The bore is a little dark with some frosting in the grooves. Lands are strong. This is not a pristine bore, but I expect it will clean up well.
I have shot this sniper and it handled both LB and HB well.
non-import 1895 nagant
.30-06 and/or .303 ammo
$460 + UPS shipping to CONUS, FFL/C&R. I will FTF in the Central Texas area (San Antonio up to Killeen) Please ask questions or request other pics if needed.