Topic: Finding Your Norinco SKS Production Date - Gun Carrier

One primarily used for governments to issue to soldiers, known as a ‘Type 56 SKS’. The other one is for civilian purchase which was only available in a semi-auto version with a dulled bayonet. The first point of reference when sourcing your Chinese-made SKS’s production date is finding the symbol on the rifle.

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NORINCO Type 56 (AK47) - Military Factory Two civilian versions became the Type 56S (also known as the Type 56 'Sporter' and the Type 84S. The former was offered in the typical 'semi-automatic fire only' design while the latter was chambered to fire the 5.56x45mm NATO standard cartridge.

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WTS Possible Vietnam Bringback Type 56 SKS Up for sale is a Chinese made SKS in the 10 million block dating to 1965. This is an interesting piece that may have seen action in Vietnam. The receiver, bolt, and carrier are all matching and show dark patina characteristic of Vietnam-used rifles. I cannot find any import mark on the rifle. The stock is Russian while the gas tub, trigger guard, and magazine are newer Chinese made pieces.

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Chinese SKS Type 56 ID FAQ - Milsurps Chinese SKS Type 56 ID FAQ update Apr 1 1. INTRODUCTION:. Translates to Type 56 carbine, not to be confused with Type 56 rifle which was assigned to the AK47.. Dating a Chinese SKS. By Bulls-I_24 in forum Soviet Bloc Rifles Replies: 13 Last Post: 04-24-2010, 08:51 PM.

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Chinese Norinco Type 56 SKS - YouTube This is my Chinese Norinco Type 56 SKS. An interesting fact about this particular rifle, it has a 9 million prefix for the serial number, dating this piece back to 1964.

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Yooper John's SKS - Battle rifle of many nations Early Chinese manufactured SKS's were stamped with a 26 inside a Triangle and no Chinese characters which translated to Type 56, the model designation of the Chinese SKS. Note the absence of these characters above and the presence of them below.

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SKS Type 56 date of manufacture [Archive] - Maryland Shooters On the sks, the manufacturer date, is the first number in the serial number for example 2 would be 1958 or 2 years after 1956 which is the starting point for the Chinese manufacturing.

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SKS - Wikipedia A small number of Type 56 SKS rifles were manufactured with experimental stamped sheet metal receivers as a cost and weight saving measure but did not enter large scale production. Honor Guard: Mostly, but not all, chromed metal parts. Does not generally have the lighter-colored stock as the Soviet Honor Guard variant.

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Q: Are Chinese Type 56 SKSs Classified as C&R? - The current dating progression of /26\ rifles can be seen in the Q: When was my Chinese Type 56 SKS made? thread. Second, ATF most certainly leaves us an open door to determining C&R status with their examples, but they are purposefully ambiguous with their nomenclature.

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Q: When was my Chinese Type 56 SKS made? With the Type 56 SKS, we don’t have a date stamp, but we can assume that they did similar things at similar times with their numbers systems. Unfortunately, this comparison puts us at odds with the most commonly accepted 1956 + millions = year of manufacture guesstimate that is so prolific around the web.