The French Army formal designation of the MAS-49. The initial MAS-49 semi-automatic rifle was produced in limited quantities (20,600 units), whereas the shorter and lighter variant, the MAS-49/56, was mass produced (275,240 units) and issued to all branches of the French military. Overall, the MAS-49 and 49/56 rifles gained the reputation of being accurate, reliable and easy to maintain in adverse environments. All the MAS-49 and 49/56 rifles feature a rail on the left side of their receivers to accommodate a designated rifle scope.
The MAS-49 and MAS-49/56 were replaced as French service rifles by the in 1979. BRAND NEW MUSEUM GRADE REPRODUCTION. MINOR FITTING MAY BE REQUIRED. POSSIBLE SMALL CHIPS AND DINGS ARE POSSIBLE BUT NOT LIKELY. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\Vietnam (1961-75)\Reproductions".
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