SOLD FOR: $1000
Make: State Factory 54, Egypt
Serial Number: 46982
Year of Manufacture: 1950’s to the early 1960’s
Caliber: 8mm Mauser (7.92x57mm)
Action Type: Semi Automatic, Detachable Magazine
Markings: The import mark under the barrel reads “SAMCO MIA FL”. The import mark on the right side of the receiver reads “HAKIM 7.9mm MADE IN EGYPT”. The left side of the receiver is marked with Egyptian “first born” symbol (the Hakim was their first domestically produced semi automatic rifle), with 2 lines of Arabic “numbers”, with the serial number (added by the importer) and with a line of Arabic “script”. The sides of the safety lever, at the rear of the receiver, are marked with Arabic characters. The area at the rear of the receiver, below the safety, is marked with a small “crescent moon and 3 stars”. The bottom metal and top cover are each marked with a small “crescent moon and 3 stars”. The buttplate is marked with Arabic “numbers”. The left side of the butt is marked with painted Arabic “numbers”. The front of the magazine is marked with the Egyptian “first born” symbol. There are a few other small markings on the rifle.
Barrel Length: Approximately 25 ½ inches to the end of the muzzle break.
Sights / Optics: The front sight is hooded post set atop a raised base. The rear sight is a “U” notched blade attached to a sliding escalator assembly. It is marked with Arabic “numbers”.
Stock Configuration & Condition: The two piece hardwood stock has a pistol grip, finger grooves, metal nosecap, barrel band with sling bar, through bolt, sling loop under the butt, and a metal buttplate. The buttplate shows scrapes, scratches and light discoloration. The wood shows numerous scrapes, scratches, and compression marks. Several have damaged or removed small portions of the surface wood. The LOP measures 13 ? inches from the front of the trigger to the back of the buttplate. The stock rates in about Very Good overall condition.
Type of Finish: Blue
Finish Originality: Refinished
Bore Condition: The lands are bright, the grooves are semi bright, and the rifling is deep. There is no erosion.
Overall Condition: This rifle retains about 96% of its metal finish as refinished. Small scratches and oxidation show through the new finish on the top cover. The metal shows scrapes, scuffs and small scratches. The screw heads show light use. Most of the markings are deep. Overall, this rifle rates in about Very Good Plus condition as refinished.
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: The rifle comes with a 10-round magazine. It shows scrapes, small scratches, thinning and a few small spots of light surface erosion. It is in about Very Good condition. The rifle has a web sling attached. The metal shows scratches and light surface erosion. The webbing shows an area of discoloration and areas of fraying. Overall it is in about Very Good Plus condition.
Our Assessment: This Egyptian Hakim rifle will make a collector very happy. It is a semi automatic rifle with a strong bright bore. It is chambered in 8mm Mauser and can put 8mm down range as fast as you can pull the trigger. It looks great (for its age) and is marked with clear Arabic script & numerals.