Hungarian SA 85M 7.62×39 16” Semi-Auto Rifle AK47 AKM MAK90 AMD65

SOLD FOR: $1,347.99

WOA#: WY240202JT014

Make: Hungarian

Model: SA 85M

Serial Number: SM 14996

Year of Manufacture:  Modern

Caliber:  7.62×39

Action Type:  Semi-Automatic

Markings:  The left side of the receiver is marked with serial number “SM 14996”, “FEG” logo.  “SA 85M CAL 7.62×39 / SEMI AUTOMATIC / MADE IN HUNGARY”.   “K.B.I. INC. / HARRISBURG, PA”.  The front left of the dust cover is marked “996”.  The left side of the bolt is also marked with serial number “SM 14996”.

Barrel Length:  16”

Sights / Optics:    The front sight is an adjustable post sight and the rear sight is an adjustable tangent leaf sight with sliding escalator.

Stock Configuration & Condition: The stock is the sporterized thumbhole stock made of beech wood.  The thumbhole stock has a sling ring in the belly.  The two piece handguard is also beech wood with a sling loop on the left side of the nose cap. Has a synthetic buttplate. The LOP measures 14” from the front of the trigger to the back of the buttplate.The stocks rate in Excellent overall condition with very little handling marks.

Magazine Quantity & Condition: One 10rd 7.62×39 magazine in Excellent condition.

Type of Finish:  Black

Finish Originality: Original

Bore Condition: The bore is bright and the rifling is sharp.  There appears to be no erosion in the bore. In this writer’s opinion the bore rates 9.5/10.

Overall Condition:  This rifle is in Excellent overall Condition.  It retains 99% of its metal finish with little to no operation wear.  The action is smooth, the trigger is crisp, the furniture is tight to the receiver.

Box, Paperwork & Accessories: Comes with a green canvas sling in Excellent condition.

Our Assessment: The Hungarian SA-85M, also known as the AMD-65, is a military rifle derived from the AK-47 design. Manufactured in Hungary, it was initially developed for the Hungarian Armed Forces and later exported to other countries. The SA-85M is chambered in 7.62x39mm, the same caliber as the original AK-47, known for its reliability and firepower. It features a stamped steel receiver, a short 16-inch barrel and thumbhole furniture furniture similar to the MAK90 due to its post 1989 ban importation.

While the SA-85M shares many similarities with the AK-47, it has some distinctive Hungarian design elements, and its production quality is well-regarded. The SA-85M has gained popularity among firearm enthusiasts for its unique combination of AK-47 reliability and Hungarian engineering, and it has been used by military and civilian shooters alike for various applications, including target shooting and collecting. Please see our photos and good luck bidding! -L.S.

Hungarian SA 85M 7.62x39 16” Semi-Auto Rifle AK47 AKM MAK90 AMD65
Hungarian SA 85M 7.62×39 16” Semi-Auto Rifle AK47 AKM MAK90 AMD65