Yugoslavian 59/66


The Yugoslavian Type 59/66 was the final military development of the SKS.


Type 59/66 with Folding Bayonet and NATO Grenade Launcher.

The M59/66 was a Yugoslavian version of the SKS with several modifications.  These modifications included a grenade launcher barrel attachment, grenade launcher sight with gas cutoff, and a padded butt pad.  

The quality of these rifles was the typical high standard of Yugoslavian small arms with almost all parts being milled and a with a very high degree of finish.

Interestingly, because these rifles are on the Curio and Relics list, they can be imported to the U.S. with the bayonets and grenade launching attachments intact.

Caliber - 7.62x39mm.

Receiver - Milled with a chromed Bolt.  Cyrillic Markings and a stamp for the Tula (star with arrow) or Izhesvk (triangle with arrow).

Barrel - Not chrome lined but with a permanent NATO grenade launcher and permanently attached blade bayonet.

Stock - Teak Wood with a rubber butt pad to absorb the recoil of launching a grenade.

Magazine - 10 rd fixed.

Bayonet - Permanently attached folding blade blade bayonet.

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