MR1639 WW2 RUSSIAN MOSIN NAGANT IZHEVSK M44 CARBINE W/ BAYONET IN 7.62x54R; “1944” dated round-receiver rifle made at the IZHEVSK factory with 20-1/2 round barrel chambered in 7.62x54R caliber. A good bore that would benefit from a thorough cleaning. Has NOT been counterbored at muzzle. Original open sights. Most all thinning blue is remaining. All numbers matching. 5 round box magazine. The M44 has a permanently attached side-folding 15 inch cruciform bayonet. Solid birch stock is in good condition and shows honest wear. Non-Import marked. Original cleaning rod is present. Nice functioning action. Includes a period leather sling. IZHEVSK produced 3,620,000 of these in 1944. A good looking example of a Russian M44 carbine.
MODERN $ 800.