Egyptian Maadi MISR S/A AKM 7.62×39 16″ Rifle AK-47 Romanian Dong

SOLD FOR: $1,434

WOA#: WY240202JT004

Make: Maadi

Model: MISR Semi Automatic Rifle

Serial Number: CM04020

Year of Manufacture: 1997-1999

Caliber: 7.62 x 39

Action Type: Semi-Automatic   

Markings: The left side of the trunnion is marked “MISR S/A (AKM) / Cal 7.62x39mm” and “CM 04020”.  The right side of the receiver is marked “MADE BY MAADI CO IN EGYPT / IMPORTED C.A.I. St Alb VT” with “S F” for the safety selection.  The rear of the dust cover is marked “4020”.  The left side of the bolt carrier is marked “4020”.  The bolt head is marked “4020”.  The left side of the recoil lug is marked with electric pencil with three numbers that are nearly illegible.

Barrel Length: 16.25”.  17” slant muzzle brake. The muzzle brake is welded to the barrel.

Sights / Optics:  The front sight is an adjustable post iron sight between two protective ears. The rear sight is a leaf “U” tangent notch marked from “1 – 10” and “P”.

Stock Configuration & Condition:  The furniture set is a Romanian “Dong” surplus wood set with checkered bakelite pistol grip.  The handguard features its distinct dong vertical foregrip.  The dong has been grip taped on both sides.  The buttstock is wood with a bottom sling ring and a metal buttplate with a trap door for cleaning the kit storage compartment (included).  The LOP measures 12.75” from the front of the trigger to the back of the buttplate.  The stock rates in about Excellent overall condition. There is little to no handling wear.  The grip tape texture and the checkering on grip is crisp.

Magazine Quantity & Condition: None.

Type of Finish: Black

Finish Originality: Refinished

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

Overall Condition:  This rifle retains about 99% of its finish.  The balance of the finish shows some light scratches on the receiver and dust cover. The screw heads are sharp and serviceable and the pins are unmarred. The markings are crisp.  There is some minor operation wear.   Overall this rifle rates in Excellent 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:  This rifle comes with its canvas sling with leather and aluminum fittings.

Our Assessment:  The Maadi rifles were produced under license from the Soviet Union, aiming to replicate the renowned durability and functionality of the original AKM design.

This particular Maadi MISR S/A has been customized with a Romanian “Dong” furniture set, a distinctive feature often sought after by collectors and enthusiasts for its unique appearance and ergonomic benefits. The “Dong” refers to the forward grip shaped like a vertical foregrip, which is attached to the lower handguard, providing improved handling and stability during firing. This addition not only enhances the rifle’s aesthetic appeal but also its practical utility, making it more comfortable and controllable to shoot.

The combination of the Maadi’s reputable manufacture with the added Romanian furniture creates a rifle that is both historically interesting and functionally enhanced. The 7.62x39mm cartridge offers significant stopping power and is well-regarded for its performance in a variety of shooting conditions. Collectors and shooters alike value this configuration for its blend of historical significance, performance, and the unique customization that sets it apart from standard AKM variants.  Please see our photos and good luck on your bid! -L.S.

Egyptian Maadi MISR S/A AKM 7.62x39 16" Rifle AK-47 Romanian Dong
Egyptian Maadi MISR S/A AKM 7.62×39 16″ Rifle AK-47 Romanian Dong