Deactivated FN MAG 58 GPMG SN. 4244 -
Deactivated FN MAG 58 General Purpose Machine Gun in very good condition. Latest EU Spec, with moving cocking handle (under spring pressure), trigger, safety and opening top cover that can accept a belt. The GPMG entered service in 1958 and is still in service over fifty years later. It is an exceptional design that has seen competitors come and go (including the ill-conceived LSW, thank God) and was recently adopted as the official machine gun of the US armed forces, nearly half a century after it first appeared! It is utterly reliable under all conditions, and powerful and accurate up to three kilometres in the mounted role. It is currently in service with around forty nations and will definitely make it to its hundredth birthday before it disappears completely. Quite simply, a legend. All deactivated weapons sold by D and B Militaria are deactivated in the United Kingdom and hold a London or Birmingham proof mark and certificate stating that the weapon has been deactivated correctly.