Norinco NHM-91 Sporter 7.62×39 21” Semi-Auto Rifle Chinese AKM AK-47 MAK90

SOLD FOR: $955

WOA#: WY231227TE001

Make: Norinco

Model: NHM-91 Sporter

Serial Number: 9300142

Year of Manufacture: 1993

Caliber: 7.62×39

Action Type: Semi-Automatic

Markings: The left side of the receiver is marked “CAL/. 7.62X39MM / CSI ONT CA”, “NHM91 MADE IN / CHINA BY NORINCO”.  The left side of the trunnion is marked “93 00142”.  The right side of the receiver is marked “S F”.  The left side of the bolt carrier is marked “0142”. The left side of the trunnion is marked “93 00142”.

Barrel Length: 21”. With fixed thread protector

Sights / Optics: The front sight is a yellow adjustable post with protective wings and the rear sight is a “U” tangent notch leaf sight marked “1-8” and “D” for the battle position.

Stock Configuration & Condition: The stock is a polymer two piece with fixed thumbhole buttstock.  The buttstock is has cheek riser, sling bar, and serrated buttplate. Slant Cut receiver.   The LOP measures 14.5” from the front of the trigger to the back of the buttstock.  The stock rates in about Fine overall condition.  There are some minor scuffs but they remain hard to notice with the polymer. The receiver has two screws securing an internal bracket/upper tang at the rear of the receiver securing the stock.

Magazine Quantity & Condition: None.

Type of Finish: Blued

Finish Originality: Original

Bore Condition: The bore is bright and the rifling is sharp. There is no erosion in the bore.  There is some minor copper fouling in the grooves.  The bore rates in Excellent condition.

Overall Condition: This rifle retains about 98% of its metal finish. The balance of the finish shows some light operation wear.  There is some finish loss on the edges of the receiver where the dust cover fits.  There are also some scratches on the receiver and a few minor nicks on the front sight with thinning on the leading edges. The screwheads are sharp and the pins are unmarred. 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: This rifle comes with a nylon sling.

Our Assessment: The Norinco NHM91, a robust incarnation of the legendary AK-47, stands as a testament to the enduring design and global influence of this iconic rifle. Crafted by Norinco, China’s renowned arms manufacturer, the NHM91 was specifically tailored for the American market, showcasing the classic 7.62x39mm caliber that epitomizes the AK series’ reliability and effectiveness in the field. The rifle’s most striking feature is its extended 20-inch barrel, a deliberate adaptation that not only navigated U.S. import regulations but also enhanced its long-range accuracy, setting it apart from the standard AK-47.

Built with a heavier, RPK-style receiver and a robust trunnion, the NHM91 exudes a sense of solidity and endurance, capable of withstanding rigorous use. The NHM91’s sighting system, featuring a straightforward front post and rear notch, speaks to the no-frills, battle-proven design ethos of the AK-47 and the extended sight radius gives gives a slight edge of accuracy over other standard AK models. In the NHM91, the spirit of the AK-47 lives on, bridging continents and cultures, a rugged embodiment of a rifle design that has left an indelible mark on the world. Please see our photos and good luck on your bid! – L.S.

Norinco NHM-91 Sporter 7.62x39 21” Semi-Auto Rifle Chinese AKM AK-47 MAK90
Norinco NHM-91 Sporter 7.62×39 21” Semi-Auto Rifle Chinese AKM AK-47 MAK90