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1,245 GBP  /  $1,550 USD  /  1,450 Euros

Brand new Limited Production : Shoei

WWII German Mkb42(H)

Dummy Cartridge version


Limited production:  Shoei :  WWII German Maschinenkarabiner 42(H) 

Brand new.  Very latest release 2024.  Very small production was released by Shoei.  Shoei have sold out, we have a very limited supply in stock

Each Shoei Mkb42(H) has its own unique serial number.  This one is : 1462  as stamped on the receiver

Very nicely detail with Waffenamt proof markings including on the carrier bolt (please see photos above)

All metal with real wood furniture,  Another absolute superb museum quality model gun from Shoei.

Functions, fires,  field strips exactly like the real thing

Select fire like the real thing :  Semi / Full Auto and working safety.

Brand new includes:  Original box /instructions,  10x Shoei 7.92mm Kurz real look / size dummy `bullets` that can be fully cycled and ejected and 30rd magazine,

Everything on the Shoei Mkb42(H) operates exactly like it does on a real Mkb42(H)

You can load the magazine, chamber and manually eject the real size/look dummy bullets.

Bayonet lug (real bayonet fits the Shoei Mkb42(H)

Weight:   5.2 Kilograms   :   Real thing 5.2 Kilograms

Spare Magazines :    59.95 each Shoei : Mkb42(H) magazine

Shoei  7.92mm Kurz  Real look/ Size Dummy  Bullets (5) (brand new)   28.95 

Reproduction MP44 / 98K sling :     26.95      

Extra cartridges and magazines available with sales or after sales.

Superb quality, indistinguishable from the real thing,   ideal for collectors, re-enactors, museum, living history, film or theatre

We ship to internationally.  Please ask for a shipping quote:  sales@mg-props.co.uk

Brief info on the Mkb42(H)

This weapon, known as a worlds first assault rifle, was developed in Hitlers' Germany during the World War Two. Initial development took place under the designation of MKb.42 - MachinenKarabine, 1942. The experimental MKb's were developed by two German companies, Karl Walther (MKb.42(W)) and C.G.Haenel (MKb.42(H)). Both guns were intended as a replacement for submachine guns, bolt action rifles and, partly, light machineguns for front troops. Both guns were designed to fire intermediate (between rifle and pistol) cartridge, and have effective range of 600 meters or so. The 7.92mm Kurz cartridge, developed by Polte company, propelled 8.1 g (125 grains) bullet to roughly 680 meters per second.

After initial trials the MKb.42(H), designed by Hugo Schmeisser, was found superior of two, and further development took place under the name of MP-43 (MachinenPistole, 1943, to avoid Hitlers opposition to made anything but SMGs). Some MP-43s were issued to troops at western front, and field reports were very promising. Final version appeared under the designation of Mp-44, and then Hitler finally approved it, but the new gun received also a new designation - SturmGevehr-44, which stands for no more than "Assault Rifle" in german language. This was pure act of propaganda, but the name stuck not only to that gun, but to the whole new class of automatic weapons, designed to fire intermediate cartridges. Total number of MP-43s, MP-44s and StG.44s produced was about 500 000, and these guns proved itself as very effective,


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