Russian Model SVT in 7.62x54R Bolt Action Rifle. Vintage Russian Model SVT-40 in 7.62x54R caliber Semi-Auto Rifle was manufactured in 1941. Markings include a Russian Star & “1941” markings on top of the receiver, along with various proof marks on the right and the SN on the left. It is chambered in 7.62x54R, a caliber that falls between the American .308 and .30-06 in power and ballistics. This model features a round receiver, 24.6” barrel, 48.3” overall length. Other features include tilting bolt, 10 rd. detachable box magazine, modified magazine release, vented heat-guard, hooded post front & adjustable incremental folding rear sights, under-barrel cleaning rod, sling ports in forearm and stock, hardwood stock and forearm, and steel butt-plate. The SVT-40 is a great weapon that shoots the inexpensive and plentiful 762x54R round. Includes bayonet & scabbard. Condition grades at 85%. Used. Inventory#: D6748
From internet: “The Samozaryadnaya Vintovka Tokareva, Obrazets 1940 goda ("Tokarev Self-loading Rifle, Model of 1940", or SVT-40 is a Soviet semi-automatic battle rifle. The SVT-40 saw widespread service during and after World War II. Intended to be the new service rifle of the Soviet Red Army, production was disrupted by the German invasion in 1941resulting in a change back to the older Mosin–Nagant bolt-action rifle for the duration of WWII. After the war new rifles were adopted by the Soviet Union, such as the SKS and the AKM."
Tag Words: Firearm, Military, Russian, Middle East, Soviet, Surplus, Collectable, 7.5x54, 7.5x54MM, 7.5 x 54 MM, 7.5 x 54R