Wise Lite Russian PPSh-41 Burp Gun 7.62×25 16.5” Semi-Auto Rifle SMG w/ Mag

SOLD FOR: $4200

WOA#: WY230112JA005

Our Assessment:  Pistolét-pulemyót Shpágina, Burp Gun, pa-pa-shaw: all of these names refer to the infamous Russian assault rifle from World War II. Russian soldiers during the early 1940s were dealing with the pitfalls and chaos of urban warfare, so they needed a rapid fire compact rifle. Production of the PPSH started in 1941, and these rifles were used by the Russian Army, earning particular fame during the battle for Stalingrad. The original PPSH 41 rifle is one of the fastest production submachine guns of WWII. The gun’s designer, a man by the name Shpagin, delivered a prototype to the Russian military that was easily manufactured and used the Tokarev 7.62×25 cartridge, Russia’s readily available military cartridge. In the field the PPSH was a durable, low-maintenance weapon that earned its reputation for reliability and ruggedness 100 times over, as demonstrated in multiple films like “Enemy at the Gates”. Now, you can own a piece of history with this semi-automatic clone of the PPSH-41. These units are built using original Polish Military kits with enough US parts to comply with current regulations. These truly are the next best thing to having an original wartime fully-automatic version. Whether you are a military history buff or just enjoy the look and feel of old submachine guns, this gun is for you!  It comes with a dated approval letter (2007) from the U.S. Department of Justice ATF to Mr Wendling of Wise Lite Arms concluding that the proper modifications have been made by Wise Lite Arms to make it legal and fully transferable.  Please see our photos and description below and good luck on your bid!

Make: Wise Lite Arms

Model:  PPSH-41

Serial Number: KM00407

Year of Manufacture: Modern

Caliber: 7.62x25mm (Tokarev)

Action Type: Semi-Automatic, Blowback

Markings: The left side of the barrel shroud is marked “WISE LITE ARMS BOYD TX 7.62x25mm Mod. PPSH41”. The bottom of the trigger guard is marked “KM00407” and the left side of the buttstock is marked “BC21200”. The right side of the barrel shroud is marked “SN, WLA27-4277”. The rear of the receiver on the tang is marked, “BC08513”.  The top rear of the receiver is marked, “8”.  The left side of the receiver has a Russian Factory Refurbished Diamond Stamp.

Barrel Length: Approximately 16.5”

Sights / Optics: The front sight is a hooded post. The rear sight is a “u” notch iron L-type marked “10” and “20”.  .

Stock Configuration & Condition: The buttstock is wooden and the barrel shroud extends the entire barrel length. The buttstock has a trap door in the metal buttplate for a storage compartment.  The buttstock featured a traditional smooth pistol grip, with a sling well and bar in the left side.  The left side of the barrel shroud has a sling ring.  The hood over the front sight is slightly bent and should be easily fixable by a gunsmith.  The LOP measures about 13.5” from the front of the trigger to the back of the buttplate. The stock rates in about Fine overall condition.  There are no chips or cracks.  There is no play between the receiver and the stock.

Magazine Quantity & Condition: This PPSh-41 comes with its 35rd curved stick magazines for 7.62x25mm and is in Fine overall condition. There are no signs of corrosion in the blued surface.  The leading edges are sharp and the spring is strong. The spine is marked, “899” with “07560” in electric pencil.

Type of Finish:  Parkerized

Finish Originality: Original

Bore Condition: The bore is mostly bright and the rifling is sharp. There is no erosion in the bore.

Overall Condition: This rifle retains about 95% of its metal finish. The balance of the finish shows only a few light scratches. There is some corrosion inside the receiver inside the upper left portion of the chamber area as well as a small patch of corrosion in front of the front sight and on top of the hood. The screw heads are sharp and pins are unmarred. The markings are clear. Overall, this rifle rates in about  Fine Plus condition.  The BCG is smothered in grease which has preserved it very well over the years.

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: Total of one magazine and one Mag Pouch.

Wise Lite Russian PPSh-41 Burp Gun 7.62x25 16.5” Semi-Auto Rifle SMG w/ Mag
Wise Lite Russian PPSh-41 Burp Gun 7.62×25 16.5” Semi-Auto Rifle SMG w/ Mag