east german ak74 magazine mould numberPage 1 of 2 1 2 Last Jump to page: Results 1 to 15 of Rare East German 74 mag mold numbers. Does anyone know of any rare East German East german bakelite ak 74 magazines mag. I have obtained a stash of EG bakelite with mahazines wide range of mold numbers and was just wondering. Any help would be appreciated. Rare East German 74 mag mold numbers anyone?
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Page 1 of 2 1 2 Last Jump to page: Results 1 to 15 of Rare East German 74 mag mold numbers. Does anyone know of any rare East German AK mag. I have obtained a stash of EG bakelite with a wide range of mold numbers and was just wondering. Any help would be appreciated. Rare East German 74 mag mold numbers anyone? Rare East German 74 mag mold numbers The only thing I can think of is that earlier mold numbers might have steel followers instead of plastic.
There are also differences in the way the front lug is fashioned. The one on the left is a "08" and the right is a " Sponsored Links Remove Advertisements. Rare East German 74 mag mold numbers thanks Richard, anyone else?
I have mold numbers 6,10,12,13,15,16,17,19,20,22,23,24,27,28,29,30,32, 33, Rare East German 74 mag mold numbers Thats about the normal range, I see plastic followers starting at around the 40ish range, but by all means rare is the one you dont have. I have many of my set ups using the same matching numbers in the pouch. Rare East German 74 mag mold numbers I wish I can find the post here but years back, someone either was selling or had a large stash of East German 5.
IIRC, with people chiming in, the mold numbers went into the 70's range with no discernible pattern of one mold number being rare than the other. There was also some theory that anything under mold 05 was almost non-existent to very rare. Supposedly the East German screwed up the early molds and very little to no mags were made with these very low number or they were scrapped after field trials. Veritas vos liberabit Marketplace Rules. Mold is on the opposite side from that used normally on East German mags, but the same as used on Russian.
Clearly not a Russian mag where the arsenal mark was simply ground off. Could be a sanitized Russian where no arsenal mark was molded-in I guess, but really does'nt match up perfectly with any type.
Rare East German 74 mag mold numbers The only thing I have found in the whole East German Bakelite mag lineup that stands out for collection is the deep red mottled mags I refer to as "Cherries"!! I will try to get a picture posted of the difference. As for mold numbers? I just don't see much difference, at least enough to collect one number over another. Some early Russian Bakelite has the crylic letter instead of number. And some of the bulgy numbers are slightly rare, but nothing I'd go bananas over.
Never understood why people list mold numbers for the Russian plum mags. I get the whole black vs plum thing, but can't tell how mold numbers would set anything apart! IMHO it's more about the mfg mark than, and color over anything else. Originally Posted by TomM. Link to pics of what I think is an early Mold 1 East German mag. I really need some pics to fiqure out what I have. Rare East German 74 mag mold numbers Tom I have never seen a 1.
The earlier magazines have solid front latches while the later ones have the hollow type, there are also early lots with plastic followers and later ones with steel; there doesn't seem to be a discernible pattern in the followers. All mags were purchased new and most were still in the vci paper and haven't been dicked around with. Most of the mold 's listed I have multiples of and they all have the same type follower for that lot.
Mold Follower type 02 Steel 03 steel 06 steel 07 plastic 10 plastic 11 steel 17 plastic 22 plastic 23 plastic 29 steel 30 steel 31 plastic 33 plastic 35 plastic 40 plastic 45 plastic 48 plastic 50 plastic. Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state, an intolerable one. This entire forum is excellent reference material for everything AK related and then some.
Anyway, I picked up two of these at a gun show today. I just got into the AK74 so I landed mold numbers 21 and Mold follower type 21 steel 41 plastic Front lug differences are just as depicted in the images of Richard W's post.
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