What year was my Norinco SKS made?
Look at an Albanian rifles serial number. At the end of the serial number, there is a dash followed by two numbers. These two numbers indicate the date of manufacture. For example, a serial number 044922-67 indicates that the SKS was manufactured in 1967.
Is Norinco Russian or Chinese?
NorincoHeadquarters of NorincoNative name中国兵器工业集团有限公司FormerlyChina North Industries Group CorporationTypeState-owned enterpriseIndustryDefense industry Aerospace industry12 more rows
What is the difference between Russian SKS and Chinese?
what are the differences in the Russian and Chinese sks? does one have better quality over the other. The first and obvious difference is the Bayonet, Russian is a blade most of the time and the Chinese is a spike. This is most of the time as the some of the Russians came with a spike, but they are rare.
Where is the serial number on a Russian SKS?
SKS 7.62 x 39 CaliberFor Albanian SKS RiflesThe Albanian SKS has a dash at the end of the serial number followed by two numbers. These 2 numbers are the last 2 of the year produced.For Russian SKS RiflesCheck the four-digit number underneath the stamped star, it is the year of manufacture.3 more rows