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9/22/2017 12:11:25 AM
Posted: 11/25/2001 8:21:19 AM EDT
Were any of the HK's actually marked "G3" on the reciever?
Is this a valid HK serial # ?
Found a guy selling one, says it is an actual HK. He says it has a flash hidder, threaded barrel and collapsable stock. There are no pics available so i want to make sure it is a real HK.
Any help would be great.

Link Posted: 11/25/2001 9:13:13 AM EDT

Mine is marked HK91 then a single letter prefix and a six digit serial #. Under that will be a two letter date code along with the proof marks.
Link Posted: 11/25/2001 9:34:09 AM EDT
I believe G3 is the military nomenclature..probably denotes select fire...HK91 being the civilian semi-auto designation
Link Posted: 11/25/2001 10:10:36 AM EDT
Go list your question at sturmgewehr's gen. disc. board. There is a fellow over there Buddy Hinton, who is a real expert at this stuff. From his postings I understand that he was a distributor of HK products for a long-time. HK may have brought rifle other than HK91 marque.
Link Posted: 11/25/2001 10:12:00 AM EDT
All HK91's have a flash hider and threaded barrel. My 91 has the serial number "A 0xxxxx" (x's being numbers).
Link Posted: 11/25/2001 1:49:08 PM EDT
yes. some semi-auto G3s were imported by SACO in the early 70's. They even have a swing down lower but are semi-auto only guns.
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