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Old Outlaw

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M59 Importer Marks
« on: February 12, 2011, 09:22:54 PM »
Do importers or do importers always stamp their info onto rifles? I just bought a real nice M59 from a dealer and
it has no import marks or names on it. Is that normal?

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Re: M59 Importer Marks
« Reply #1 on: February 12, 2011, 10:08:19 PM »
no, but not terribly uncommon. all are required to have a stamp but sometimes the $8 an hour guy doing the stamping sometimes forgets where he left off when he returns from lunch. :shock:

some marks are small and hidden. as example samco has theirs on the barrel under the cleaning rod.





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Re: M59 Importer Marks
« Reply #2 on: February 18, 2011, 06:16:26 AM »
It is actually nice when they hide them a little. Keep looking! 
nothing worse than a BILLBOARD  across the barrel!

some rifles imported before (I believe the year was) 1968? were not stamped
I doubt it ever pertains toYugos because of their age, but  in answer to your question, that is possible

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