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

SOLD FOR: $1,210.99

WOA#: WY231227TE005

Make: Hungarian

Model: SA 85M

Serial Number: SM 27043

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 27043”, “FEG” logo.  “SA 85M CAL 7.62×39 / SEMI AUTOMATIC / MADE IN HUNGARY”.   “K.B.I. INC. / HARRISBURG, PA”.  The front of the dust cover is marked “043”.  The right side of the bolt is also marked with serial number “SM 27043”.

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 plastic buttplate. The LOP measures 14” from the front of the trigger to the back of the fixed stock. There are knicks, cracks, and depressions in the stocks.  The stocks rate in Fair-Good overall condition.

Magazine Quantity & Condition: none

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 7/10.

Overall Condition:  This rifle is in Fair-Good Condition.  It retains 80% of its metal finish.  There is some operational wear on the dust cover, charging handle, and magazine well.  There appears to be heat wear on the gas port and the barrel.  The action is smooth, the trigger is crisp, the furniture is tight to the receiver.

Box, Paperwork & Accessories: Comes with a green nylon sling in good 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 with a distinctive muzzle brake, and typically wooden or synthetic furniture.

It also comes with adjustable iron sights, a detachable magazine with various capacities, and a semi-automatic action. 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! C.J.

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