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Lot 1403: Harrington & Richardson Model 50 Reising Submachine Gun

Auction Date: May 14, 2022

Harrington & Richardson Model 50 Reising Submachine Gun Class III/NFA C&R Registered Fully Transferable Machine Gun

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $7,500 - $12,000

Harrington & Richardson Model 50 Reising Submachine Gun Class III/NFA C&R Registered Fully Transferable Machine Gun

Manufacturer: Harrington & Richardson Inc
Model: 50
Type: Machine gun
Gauge: 45 ACP
Barrel: 10 1/2 inch ribbed
Finish: blue
Grip:
Stock: walnut
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Item Interest: Very Active
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 281
Class: Class III
Description:

A closed-bolt blowback-operated submachine gun, the Reising Model 50 saw action with the U.S. Marines in the Pacific as a substitute for the M1 Thompson, though they found their best success as defensive weapons for war-essential industries and as patrol carbines for American police forces. Blade front and elevation adjustable peep rear sights, with a flash hider/muzzle break, cooling fins on the barrel, three-line New Haven address near the ejector port, and three-position selector/safety on the right side. Smooth pistol grip stock with a cocking lever on the underside and a lightly ribbed buttplate. Includes four extra magazines and a canvas magazine pouch.

Rating Definition:

Very fine, with 85% plus original blue finish, showing some light scratches, spotting and handling marks. The stock is very good, with numerous scattered mild dents and scratches. Mechanically excellent. 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) that is classified as a "Curios or Relic" as defined in 27 CFR, 478.11. These weapons are still subject to the provisions of 18 U.S.C. Chapter 44 and 27 CFR part 478.



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