Make: Shanghai Air Gun Factory
Model: Pump Air Rifle
Serial Number: M575602
Year of Manufacture: Unknown
Caliber: .177 Caliber BB/ Pellet
Action Type: Pneumatic Pump
Markings: The left side of the receiver is marked “M575602”. The top of the receiver by the loading gate is marked with Chinese characters and “Made in Shanghai, China”.
Barrel Length: Approximately 17.5”
Sights / Optics: The front sight is a post in a hood and the rear sight is a square notch adjustable for windage and elevation.
Stock Configuration & Condition: The stock is one piece wood and resembles the Chinese infantry rifle stocks. There are light handling marks throughout. There is noticeable finish loss at the toe and heel of the buttstock. The LOP measures 13” from the front of the trigger to the back of the wooden buttstock. The stock rates in about Good overall condition.
Type of Finish: Blue
Finish Originality: Original
Bore Condition: The bore is bright and the rifling is Sharp. There is no apparent erosion.
Overall Condition: This rifle retains about 80% of its metal finish. The balance of the finish shows light handling marks and early frosting on the barrel by the receiver. Most of the light scratches to the metal finish are on the top of the receiver towards the rear. The screw heads are sharp. The markings are clear. Overall, this rifle rates in about Very Good condition.
Mechanics: The action functions correctly. We have not fired this rifle.
Box, Paperwork & Accessories: None
Our Assessment: There is not much to say about this rifle other than a close resemblance to an Arisaka at a quick glance. Made of wood and metal, the Chinese finally built something solid.
CA Legal or CA Private Party Transferable: This Pellet rifle can be transferred/sold in California.
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