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SECTION 31: In this section I will try to show odd markings or
unusual s/n or just odd versions of the SKS. The only purpose of
this page is to help make the collector aware that differences do occur and
about anything could be possible. These are ALL from my personal observations
and not from any books.
5 digit Sino-Soviet SKS 7 digit factory 26 that is possibly missing a digit NOT A 1957 SKS
No factory code Chinese 6 digit factory 26 that is Not a 1956 SKS (post 1962)
DB marked Chinese SKS Chinese characters 旅=Brigade DP marked - 吉= Jilin Province NE China, Type 56 五六式
M21 from Viet Nam......with papers Newly applied s/n to Chinese SKS
Poly Tech SKS Hunter made for the U.S. Market Poly Tech SKS Hunter made for the U.S. Market
Chinese serial number arsenal markings on receiver Poly import with D stamped on receiver after s/n
NOTE: See the chart below for the chart of Russian Refurb facilities with thanks to Ruslan Chumak for the chart and RyanE for the translation.
This is what a early Chinese on Russian Receiver would look liike. - Refurb no date Tula cover see no date page 21
Different Tula Receiver Stars 1955-56 Sino-Soviet letter gun characteristics
Israeli marked Russian SKS Iraqi marked Russian SKS
unknown marking from a Russian SKS in Czech Republic Possible East German property mark DDR 1 in a triangle. This may be a Rebuild mark in light of some new information from Russia.
Possible East German DDR marked Russian SKS plus additional unknown marking to the upper left of DDR mark. The Octoganal marking may be another Rebuild marking.
See Chart above for Soviet markings.
Hex stamp on Russian, any ideas - email me Chinese security Force markings on right side of receiver
British De-activated marking on Russian SKS found in France Russian with 19 O 60 stamp, any ideas - email me
Stamping /12\ on 5 digit Sino-Soviet /12\ On Russian SKS
Anybody know what this mark means?? Email me. These are probable rebuild markings see http://forums.gunboards.com/showthread.php?370322-Soviet-Refurbishment-Facilities-Identified-(including-quot-1-quot-)
Star preceding the s/n stamping Tula & Izhevsk stamped stock
Chinese receiver cover with triangle stamped on cover, looks hand stamped and deep.
re-stamped - 0112539 Chinese 1115005 F early Chinese re-stamped
No Arsenal stamp Chinese Russian NM 25 re-stamped iM25
Polish property stamp (11) on Russian SKS added to simulate possible marking (left) SIX CORP marked Chinese
Long barreled Yugoslavian M59(lbottom)
Yugo trigger group to accept AK magazines Yugo Sniper scope mount
Yugo SKS showing select fire modifications................Parts removed prior to U.S. import
Differences showing late and early SKS receivers. Note milled out area on early model
Russian paratrooper with a new s/n applied
Wes's Chinese with multiple stampings and etched s/n. If you have one like this, email me
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Revised: 04 Mar 2016 12:54:28 -0600 .