The Soviets produced the AKM47s (the "M" stands for modern)
which were made after the first AK47s
which had machined receivers.
AKM is the Russian
term of: Avtomat Kalashnikova Modernizya , which means
modernized AK-47, referring to the stamped AKM of 1968, versus
the milled AK-47 of 1947.
include: Soviet/Russian mfg.,F.E.G. of Hungary (SA-85's, etc.),
and Romanian W.U.M.-1's, W.U.M.-2's, S.A.R.1, S.A.R.2, S.A.R.
3's, as well as Maadi AKM's, RML, RPM, and the MISR.
The Soviets found that stampings were not only more efficient
to produce but resulted in longer receiver life and better
accuracy than the milled receivers.
red fiber / bakelite furniture. AKM-47s Norinco in 56-2 configuration.
Sandblasted and reblued by gunsmith. Some very light pits
here and there under the reblue. Hardly noticable. High quality