French MAS Model 1936 - 51 Description
Manufacture d'armes de Saint-Étienne (MAS) rifle. The MAS36 replaced the Berthier. Distinctive bolt bent forward, interesting spike bayonet is carried in a tube beneath the barrel. When removed it is inserted into the same tube to be mounted. The 51 modification was to incorporate a NATO standard grenade launcher at the muzzle. Calibre 7.5 x 54 French. This example is excellent condition with original military sling and seldom seen black rubber butt pad, marked MAS 1936.
French MAS Model 1936 - 51 Additional Information