Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 3491: Walther K43 Rifle 8 mm

Auction Date: December 6, 2015

Late Production World War II Walther "ac/45" Code K43 Semi-Automatic Rifle

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $2,250 - $3,500

Late Production World War II Walther "ac/45" Code K43 Semi-Automatic Rifle

Manufacturer: Walther
Model: K43
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 8 mm
Barrel: 22 inch round
Finish: blue/phosphate
Stock: laminated
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Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 184
Class: Curio & Relic Long Gun

Hooded blade front and tangent rear sights, with the left side of the receiver marked "K43" and "ac/45", "eagle/359" Waffenamt proofs on a number of components and matching numbers on the bolt carrier. The receiver is the late type three rough cast version with minimal machining with the single bolt guide. It also has the late rough cast bolt carrier with the reinforcing web on the front end and the hollow cocking knob on the left side. It also has the late stamped action cover with blued sliding dust cover. The stock and hand guard are the correct late war laminated versions with stamped trigger guard, Waffenamt stamp on the pistol grip and left side of the butt, with a cupped buttplate with trapdoor. With a brown leather sling and an "aye" marked blue steel G43 magazine.

Rating Definition:

Excellent with 90% plus of the original mixed blue/phosphate finish, with scattered light dings, scratches and handling marks. The stock is also excellent with mild scuffs and dents. Mechanically excellent.

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