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   of the WWII German MP43/44 Sturmgewehr assault rifle. Appropriate adjustments have been made for closed bolt, semi-auto only operation, otherwise the design hews as close as reasonably possible to the vintage Sturmgewehr. Quantities are limited, with only about 200 believed to have been imported to the USA due to the limitations on production and importation. Blade front and tangent rear sights, with the serial number and “PTR44” on the left side of the stamped sheet metal frame, and “MADE IN GERMANY BY SSD for PTR91 Inc. Farmington, CT USA” on the right side of the frame, which is fitted
with a spot-welded scope rail in emulation of some known wartime StGs which were equipped with ZF4 sniper scopes. Fitted with a pair of ribbed pistol grips and a hardwood buttstock with ribbed naked butt and steel reinforced toe and heel. Includes an All Weather Tactical hard case as
well as four extra magazines. The MP43/44 showed the world how effective intermediate cartridges could be at true combat ranges, a concept that would be seen throughout the cold war and into modern conflicts across the globe. These semi-automatic versions are a civilian version
of the genesis of the modern assault rifle.
CONDITION: Excellent overall, retaining 99% plus original blue finish with limited handling marks and a safety drag line and a small chip on the
left side of the buttstock at the receiver. Mechanically excellent. Case is very fine with limited storage and handling marks. A scarce opportunity to own a limited production and collectible version of a World War II German MP43/44 Sturmgewehr assault rifle manufactured in semi-automatic. The inspiration behind all of today’s combat rifles.
Estimate: 12,000 - 18,000
  LOT 541
Extremely Rare Sport-System Dittrich
(SSD) Model PTR44 Semi-
Automatic Rifle with Case - Serial no. 0778, 7.92 x 33mm
Kurz cal., 16 inch round bbl., blue finish, laminate stock, walnut grips. Manufactured about 2010 by Sport-System Dittrich of Germany and imported by PTR-91 Incorporated of Connecticut, this is a very scarce and desirable semi-automatic commercial copy
  LOT 542
Documented Serial Number 0001
LOT 543
Cased Set of Four BREN Gun Anti- Aircraft Drum Magazines with Loading Tools and
Adapter - Intended for anti-aircraft work, the BREN drum magazine gave the weapon a capacity of about 100 rounds. While giving
the BREN a profile similar to the earlier Lewis Gun, the BREN drum
  Historic Arms Bren Mark IISA Semi-Automatic Rifle - Serial no. 0001, 303 British cal., 23 inch round bbl., black finish, walnut stock. Manufactured in the U.S.A. using a combination of new- made components and military-surplus hardware (in particular a deactivated BREN receiver), this is a semi-automatic closed-bolt reproduction of the Commonwealth-standard BREN light machine gun. Blade front and elevation adjustable rear sight, a conical flash hider, British proofed barrel, and Historic Arms markings on the right side of the receiver. During the rebuild process the “A” selector position was physically blocked, with only the “S” and “R” positions usable. Fitted with a folding steel bipod, smooth pistol grip and buttstock, and a steel buttplate. The included BATFE letter lists this rifle by serial number as the one used for their review process as well as a letter from Historic Arms stating this is one of only one thousand produced. CONDITION: Very fine, retaining 95% plus black finish with scattered handling marks and a few dings and scratches. Buttstock is very good with a repair on top near the receiver and otherwise light handling marks. Mechanically excellent. Estimate: 6,000 - 8,000
uses a windable internal spring mechanism instead of being recoil operated, and was enclosed on the underside to reduce the chances of foreign material entering the feed mechanism. All four drums fit into a green painted hardwood storage
case along with a mounting adapter, a winding handle, and a bracket for loading and tensioning. An instruction sheet (with a pasted-on update for the winding handle) is pasted to the inside of the lid, with white paint nomenclature applied to the exterior.
CONDITION: Fine overall. The drums and tools show areas
of light pitting and scattered spotting. The set has not been
tested, but appears to be in good order. The metal bracket has
been secured to a new piece of wood for support, but otherwise looks
proper for the set. The case shows mild wear and scuffs.
Estimate: 3,500 - 5,000 383

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