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Auction Date: September 9, 2017

Lot 1549: HK53 Assault Rifle with Quality Auto-Sear, Full Transferrable

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A) Quality Manufacturing H&K Auto-Sear, Pre-1986 Registered Fully Transferrable Machine Gun Auto Sear
Estimated Price: $11,000 - $16,000
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Serial #HK53 Assault Rifle with Quality Auto-Sear, Full Transferrable ManufacturerQualified Mfg ModelHK
TypeMachine Gun Gauge Catalog Page295
Barrel Finish Grip
Stock ClassClass III RatingSee Condition
DescriptionManufactured in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, the Quality Manufacturing auto-sear is pre-86 registered with no noted caliber, barrel length or overall length, with a note in the "Additional Description" field noting it as installed in the B item in this lot. The sear has been professionally installed in a trigger pack and is set up for a "0/1/25" selector pattern.

ConditionExcellent with no significant visible wear. It has not been tested, but it hand cycles well. NOTE: This weapon is a National Firearms Act (NFA), fully transferable Class 3, which is registered with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, (BATFE) under the provisions of 18 U.S.C. Chapter 44 and 27 CFR part 478.
B) Heckler & Koch/Fleming Firearms HK53 Host Gun
Serial #B) H&K/Fleming Firearms HK53 Host Gun, Class III/NFA ManufacturerHeckler & Koch Model53
TypeRifle Gauge223 Catalog Page295
Barrel9 Inch Round FinishBlack Grip
Stockmetal/plastic ClassModern Long Gun RatingSee Condition
DescriptionOriginally manufactured in 1981, likely as a HK91 before being reconfigured by Fleming as a HK53 style host weapon. Post front and drum rear sights, a slotted flash hider and a checkered forearm. The trigger housing is marked "0/1/25." The "IB" date code and the "HK53" nomenclature are on the left side of the magazine well. The right side of the well is Fleming Firearms marked, with a host number "H0997", which no longer corresponds to the currently installed sear. Fitted with a 2-position telescoping buttstock.

ConditionExcellent with 90% of the original black finish showing some mild rubbing and wear, and the stock is in equal condition. The magazine catch needs some adjustment, otherwise mechanically excellent.
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