Kalashnikov USA KR103 7.62×39 Rifle AK103 AK47 AKM 24k Gold & Nickel Plated

SOLD FOR: $2,501

WOA#: WY240201KD042

Make: Kalashnikov USA

Model:  KR 103

Serial Number: K3R0016298

Year of Manufacture: Modern

Caliber: 7.62×39

Action Type:  Semi-Automatic, Gas Operated, Long Stroke Piston

Markings: The left side of the receiver is marked “KR103 / 7.62 x 39”, “K3R0016298”, a QR code, “KALASHNIKOV USA POMPANO BEACH FL USA”.  The right side of the receiver is marked “S F”.

Barrel Length: 16.25” threaded. 18.5” with Tapco Muzzle Brake.

Sights / Optics: The front sight is an adjustable post between two protective ears, and the rear sight is an adjustable tangent “u” notch. The left side of the receiver has a Kalashikov style scope rail.

Stock Configuration & Condition:  The furniture is a classic smooth wood stocks and pistol grip.   The LOP measures 13.25” from the front of the trigger to the back of the buttstock. There are no chips or cracks.  The stock rates in about Excellent overall condition.  There are some minor marks on the back of the buttstock, two small compressions on the front of the bottom handguard, but there is overall no handling wear.

Magazine Quantity & Condition:  Two nickel and 24k Gold Plated 30rd 7.62×39 magazines.

Type of Finish: 24k Gold and Nickel Plated

Finish Originality: Refinished by The Armored Elk

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 rifle retains about 99% of its metal finish. There are some minor micro scuffs on the receiver and dust cover.   The screw heads are sharp and the pins are unmarred. The markings are crisp.  Overall this rifle is 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 a total of two magazines.

Our Assessment:  This Kalashnikov USA KR103, confimred by The Armored Elk themselves, is adorned with a 24k gold and nickel plating and presents a luxurious take on the classic AK-103 platform. While retaining the robust functionality and 7.62x39mm chambering of the original KR-103, this edition elevates the firearm to a new level of sophistication and collector’s appeal. The application of gold and nickel finishes transforms the rifle into a striking piece of art, enhancing its iconic design with a lustrous sheen and elegant contrast. This unique embellishment undertaken by skilled artisans, merges the legendary durability and reliability of the AK series with an opulence seldom seen in the world of firearms. As such, it appeals to enthusiasts who seek a blend of historical significance, mechanical excellence, and unparalleled aesthetic beauty, making this 24k gold and nickel-plated KR103 a coveted item among collectors and aficionados who appreciate both the firearm’s storied lineage and its ornate presentation. Please see our photos and good luck on your bid. – L.S.

Kalashnikov USA KR103 7.62x39 Rifle AK103 AK47 AKM 24k Gold & Nickel Plated
Kalashnikov USA KR103 7.62×39 Rifle AK103 AK47 AKM 24k Gold & Nickel Plated