Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 622: World War II Walther "ac/44" K43 Semi-Automatic Rifle

Auction Date: December 3, 2021

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

World War II Walther "ac/44" K43 Semi-Automatic Rifle

Manufacturer: Walther
Model: K43
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 8 mm Mauser
Barrel: 22 inch round
Finish: blue
Stock: laminate
Item Views: 900
Item Interest: Very Active
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 375
Class: Curio & Relic Long Gun

Blade front and tangent rear sights, a cast and machined receiver marked "K43" and "ac/44" on the left side. A scope rail is installed on the right side of the receiver, with a hollow cocking knob and right-side manual catch on the bolt carrier. Matching numbers are present on the receiver and carrier. Smooth pistol grip stock with a black leather sling and a cupped steel buttplate.

Rating Definition:

Very fine, with 85% of the original phosphate/blue finish, showing areas of brown patina, mild spotting and handling marks. The stock is fine as varnished, with mild scuffs, stains and dents. Mechanically very good.

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