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Lot 3358: H&K HK53 Host Gun with Auto Sear

Auction Date: May 15, 2022

Heckler & Koch HK53 Host Gun with Class III/NFA S&H Arms Inc. Auto Sear and Accessories

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $30,000 - $45,000

A) S&H Arms Inc. Class III/NFA Auto Sear

Manufacturer: S&H Mfg. Co.
Model: HK
Type: Machine gun
Gauge: N/A
Finish: black anodized
Item Views: 1080
Item Interest: Very Active
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 200
Class: Class III

Originally manufactured in 1986, this Heckler & Koch was subsequently upgraded with a fully transferable auto sear by S&H Arms Inc. of Oklahoma. The host gun has the model designation, serial number, and "(eagle/N)IA(antler)" 1980 date code on the left of the magazine well and the H&K West Germany/Arlington, Virginia address and caliber marking on the right. The shelf pattern trigger pack has the sear number engraved on the underside, and the sear address and serial number have been added to the left side of the receiver, under the trigger housing. Fitted with a hooded post front sight and adjustable drum rear sight, flash hider, standard handguard and telescoping stock. Magazine absent.

Rating Definition:

Excellent, retains 97% black anodized finish with some scattered light handling marks. The handguard, grip, and stock are excellent with minimal handling marks. 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) under the provisions of 18 U.S.C. Chapter 44 and 27 CFR part 478.

B) Heckler & Koch HK53 Host Gun

Manufacturer: Heckler & Koch
Model: 53
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 223
Barrel: 8 1/2 inch round
Finish: black
Stock: synthetic
Item Views: 1080
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 200
Class: Modern Long Gun

As described in "A". Provenance: The Dr. Robert Azar Collection

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