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Offline Matchka

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ARSENAL WHAZZIT?
« on: November 09, 2018, 05:24:35 PM »
Cannot figure out the arsenal. KSI Pomona import, side sling mounts. I've got a couple of candidate factories but would appreciate unbiased inputs. Tks!












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Re: ARSENAL WHAZZIT?
« Reply #1 on: November 09, 2018, 05:41:43 PM »
Here's yours rotated:


It's /6616\; they were notoriously poorly stamped.  Year 22 (1977) is also consistent with production (along with 1971 surprisingly enough).  Not a terribly common arsenal stamp:



Here's a couple other examples:




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Re: ARSENAL WHAZZIT?
« Reply #2 on: November 09, 2018, 05:42:33 PM »
Looks like /6616\ 22nd year gun or 1978.
https://sks-files.com/index.php?topic=43.msg323#msg323

I have one from 1970, but the arsenal stamp is much more legible.



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Re: ARSENAL WHAZZIT?
« Reply #3 on: November 09, 2018, 05:54:22 PM »
Is the arsenal stamp etched on the op gun?

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Re: ARSENAL WHAZZIT?
« Reply #4 on: November 11, 2018, 10:13:23 PM »
Gak! I never would've deciphered 6616! Now that I look at it - makes sense. Tks!