Century Arms MKE AP5-M MP5 Clone 9mm 5” Semi-Auto Pistol w/ Factory Case

SOLD FOR: $905

WOA#: WY240201KD075

Make: MKE, Turkey, Century Arms

Model:  AP5-M

Serial Number: T0624-21CE 03146

Year of Manufacture: Modern

Caliber: 9mm (9×19)

Action Type: Semi-Automatic

Markings:  The left side of the receiver is marked “Cal.9×19 mm” and “0 1” for the safety selection.  The top of the receiver is marked “MKE AP5-M T0624-21CE 03146”.  The right side of the receiver is marked “Made in Turkey / Century Arms, Inc / Georgia, VT”, “MKE”.  The rear of the receiver is marked “MKE”.

Barrel Length:  5”

Sights / Optics: The front sight is.a hooded post.  The rear sight is an adjustable diopter/rotary drum.  The top of the receiver has claw mounts.

Stock Configuration & Condition:  The pistol grip module and handguard are synthetic. The smooth pistol grip is synthetic and so is the checkered charging handle. The handguard is a short synthetic guard with hand stop.  The pistol grip has a thumb shelf.  Overall the stocks are in Excellent condition.

Magazine Quantity & Condition:  2x ESGROUP 9mm 40rd magazines.  1x 32rd 9mm factory magazine.  All magazines are in Excellent condition.

Type of Finish: Black

Finish Originality: Original

Bore Condition: The bore is bright and the rifling is sharp. There is no erosion in the bore.  In this writer’s opinion the bore rates 10/10.

Overall Condition:  This pistol retains about 99% of its metal finish. The balance of the finish shows no visible wear. The screw heads are sharp and pins are unmarred. The markings are clear. Overall, this pistol rates in about Excellent condition.

Mechanics: The action functions correctly. We did not fire this pistol. As with all used firearms, a thorough cleaning may be necessary to meet your maintenance requirements.

Box, Paperwork & Accessories: This pistol comes with its factory hard case, total of three magazines, chamber lock and keys, and picatinny rail.

Our Assessment:  The MKE AP5-M, manufactured by MKE (Mechanical and Chemical Industry Corporation) of Turkey, is a compact version of the iconic MP5 submachine gun design, famed for its use by military and law enforcement units around the world. This semi-automatic pistol variant is chambered in the reliable and widely used 9mm Luger cartridge, making it an excellent choice for self-defense, recreational shooting, and as a potential candidate for competitive shooting disciplines. The AP5-M embodies the proven roller-delayed blowback system, a hallmark of its MP5 roots, which ensures a smooth operation and reduced recoil, enhancing accuracy and control for shooters of all skill levels.

Despite its compact size, the MKE AP5-M does not compromise on performance or reliability. It features a precision-machined barrel and a durable construction that adheres to the stringent specifications required by professional users. The firearm’s design allows for easy customization with various accessories and sights, thanks to its Picatinny rail and threaded barrel, making it adaptable to the specific preferences and requirements of its user. The AP5-M offers the enthusiast a taste of the legendary MP5 experience, combining the classic design and functionality with modern manufacturing techniques, all in a package that is accessible to the civilian market. It stands as a testament to the enduring legacy of its design while providing a versatile and reliable option for today’s shooters.  Please see our photos and good luck on your bid! – L.S.

Century Arms MKE AP5-M MP5 Clone 9mm 5” Semi-Auto Pistol w/ Factory Case
Century Arms MKE AP5-M MP5 Clone 9mm 5” Semi-Auto Pistol w/ Factory Case