Early Import PREBAN F.T.C. AK47S 7.62×39 16” Semi-Auto Rifle AKM AK-47

SOLD FOR: $3025

WOA#: WY220910EJ001

Make: F.T.C./R.A.I.

Model: AK47S

Serial Number: 0207

Year of Manufacture: 1970s

Caliber: 7.62 x 39

Action Type: Semi-Automatic

Markings: Left side of the receiver marked “0207” as well as “AK47S 7.62X39MM MADE IN CHINA” and “IMPORTED FTC WOODLAND HILLS CA”

Barrel Length: 16.5”

Sights / Optics: The front sight is a hooded post and the rear sight is a “U” tangent notch marked from “1 – 8” and “D”.

Stock Configuration & Condition:  The stock is a wood thumbhole buttstock with a wood two piece handguard with 2 vent ports on each side.  The LOP measures 14.5” from the front of the trigger to the back of the fixed stock.  The stock rates in about Fine overall condition.

Magazine Quantity & Condition: 1x Chinese AK magazine 30rd

Type of Finish: Anodized Black

Finish Originality: Original

Bore Condition: The bore is bright and the rifling is sharp. There is no erosion in the bore.

Overall Condition: This rifle retains about 95% of its metal finish. The balance of the finish shows some wear, and there are small patches of rust on the barrel and certain screw ports.The screwheads are sharp and the pins are unmarred.  This rifle needs to be cleaned. The markings are clear. Overall, this rifle rates in about Very Good condition.

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

Box, Paperwork & Accessories: 1x mounted bayonet

Our Assessment:  The FTC AK47S is one of the earliest versions of the venerable AK platform to hit american shores. Imported from China in the 1970s, largely for use in Hollywood prophouses, the AK47S is a preban rifle. This is about as close as you can get to a true Type 56 in the Civilian market. This is a great rifle with everything you need. Use it as a shooter or keep it pristine in your gun safe. Everything is tight and functions smoothly. With a great mix of old quality function with some new age production, these Chinese made AK47s in the AK world are held in high esteem and are highly sought after.  Many consider the Chinese build to be superior to the Russian made AKs.  One thing is for sure, those who love Chinese AKs live by them as the rifle has proven itself time and time again under the notorious AK Stress Test with flying colors. Though this rifle wasn’t born in the US, it sure does scream “AMERICA”. Add this to your arsenal and enjoy the chinese military grade rifles made famous in the world of AK’s.  Good Luck!

Early Import PREBAN F.T.C. AK47S 7.62x39 16” Semi-Auto Rifle AKM AK-47
Early Import PREBAN F.T.C. AK47S 7.62×39 16” Semi-Auto Rifle AKM AK-47