Deactivated MG42/M53

Deactivated MG42/M53

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The M53's were manufactured using the abandoned machinery left by the Nazi's after WWII. The Yugoslavian's took over production and renamed the MG42 the M53. Post war machine guns are identical to the Wartime models and can be found fitted with Nazi wartime parts. This example is fitted with a WWII Nazi manufactured feed tray marked with the Nazi makers code "cof" - Waffenfabrik Carl Eickhorn, Solingen. The receiver has, what looks to be battle damage from an impact almost certainly caused by shrapnel or a ricochet.

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Product Code: 53G7