Lot #1450
Lot #1452

Lot 1451: Harrington & Richardson Model 50 Reising, Class III/NFA C&R

Outstanding Harrington & Richardson Model 50 Reising Submachine Gun, Class III/NFA C&R Fully Transferable Machine Gun, with Accessories

Auction Date: December 10, 2022

Lot 1451: Harrington & Richardson Model 50 Reising, Class III/NFA C&R

Outstanding Harrington & Richardson Model 50 Reising Submachine Gun, Class III/NFA C&R Fully Transferable Machine Gun, with Accessories

Auction Date: December 10, 2022

Estimated Price: $16,000 - $25,000
Price Realized:

Outstanding Harrington & Richardson Model 50 Reising Submachine Gun, Class III/NFA C&R Fully Transferable Machine Gun, with Accessories

Manufacturer: Harrington & Richardson Inc
Model: 50
Type: Machine gun
Gauge: 45
Barrel: 10 1/2 inch fluted
Finish: blue
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 737
Item Interest: Very Active
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 318
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 brake, cooling fins on the barrel, three-line Worcester address/"PAT. PENDING" near the ejection 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. Included with the lot are five extra magazines, spare springs, and a spare firing pin.

Rating Definition:

Excellent, with 98% of the bright original blue finish, showing oxidization on the buttplate and mild handling marks overall. The stock is very fine, with some cracking on the right side of the butt and around the buttplate screw holes, along with mild dings and scuffs. Mechanically excellent. The finest Reising Model 50 submachine gun we have ever offered at auction. 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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