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1911 crazed
01-28-2010, 8:17 PM
Guys sorry if this is a old question but I was thinking of selling my SKS and I dont know the year it was made, FFL needed?, no FFL needed?

It is a Russian SKS from what I know, has all matching numbers, stock, everything. Never a big fan so never took the time to check it out. I have had the rifle for years and it just sits in the safe. Time to make room for more.

1911 crazed
01-28-2010, 8:18 PM
just looked a little harder under some good light 1952 right on the stock, So no FFL needed. Thanks everyone

Trendkill
01-28-2010, 11:24 PM
just looked a little harder under some good light 1952 right on the stock, So no FFL needed. Thanks everyone


Just so everyone knows.....all "Russian" SKS's are old enough for C&R eligibility.

In their stock form of course.

Mssr. Eleganté
01-28-2010, 11:36 PM
Just so everyone knows.....all "Russian" SKS's are old enough for C&R eligibility.

In their stock form of course.

They are on the C&R list by name as well...

Russian (U.S.S.R.), Simonov, semiautomatic rifle, model SKS, cal. 7.62 x 39, of Soviet manufacture.

But their age also makes them eligible for cash and carry transfers between unlicensed Californians.

jester
01-29-2010, 5:51 AM
Also, a russian SKS should havea mfg. date stamp right on top of the receiver..

Prince50
01-29-2010, 6:56 AM
Jester,

You are mostly correct. half of the rifles made in 1955 and some made in early 1956 have no date stamp on the top cover, just a Tula star stamped into the left side of the receiver.

As stated, all Russian SKS rifles are C&C in California, as production stopped in early 1956.

Regards,

Darin