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Posted: 9/4/2002 9:00:28 AM EST
hello i just added to my collection another makarov and norinco 1911A1. paid $300 for both. i thought the mak was german because of the purple looking safety, mag release and hammer. all i can find is a number 10 with 2 circles around it! was inported by P W arms in Redmond Wa. ok what brain here can help me with country of origin!
Link Posted: 9/4/2002 11:19:00 AM EST
Go to www.makarov.com and you'll be able to find the information you're looking for.
Link Posted: 9/4/2002 11:22:41 AM EST

A double circle 10 is a Bulgarian Makarov. (I have an EG Makarov that I might be willing to part with if you still want one.) The EG maks are considered some of the best maks ever produced.

Check out makarov.com and the mak forum somewhere on gunboards.com. Enjoy your bulgie!

Link Posted: 9/4/2002 11:42:05 AM EST
thanks for the help. i already have 3 german maks. 2 Simsons.
Link Posted: 9/8/2002 11:12:03 AM EST
Websensei is correct, it is a Bulgarian Mak. I have one & love it.
Link Posted: 9/12/2002 5:15:30 AM EST
The purpleish looking parts are definetely Bulgarian. East German Maks are finished in a blue-shimmering black.
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