Original Item: The German's used this weapon in such frequency that they gave it an official denotation; The MACHINEPISTOL 738(i), which was also know as the Italian Beretta Model 38/42 fluted barrel Sub Machine Gun. This WW2 Sub Machine Gun was first introduced in 1942 and very quickly became a favorite not only in Mussolini's Italy but with the German Army too! Chambered in 9mm parabellum, this fired the same cartridge as the German Mp 28, MP 34(o), and the legendary MP 38/40 Schmeisser Sub Machine Guns. Surprisingly well built, originally all Italian weapons declined in quality as the war progressed, but the M-38/42 was a stand out exception and remained a great favorite of the Germans as can be witnessed in countless WW2 photographs.
Arrives complete with wood stock assembly and 25 round UZI magazine, (magazine will be non-functional if ordered in a restricted State). As with all IMA display guns, this WW2 SMG has been converted to an inert non-firing display using a solid aluminum receiver as it's base and then fully constructed with original WW2 Parts.
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This item is completely legal within the USA. International Military Antiques, Inc observes all Federal, State and Local laws. Everything for sale on ima-usa.com is completely legal to own, trade, transport and sell within the United States of America. Every display machinegun and machine gun parts set and gun sold by IMA, Inc is engineered to be inoperable according to guidelines provided by the US Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (BATF).
Deactivated magazine will be sent if shipped to the following states due to high capacity magazine restrictions:
California - 10 round maximum for all magazines.
Connecticut - 10 round maximum for all magazines.
Hawaii - 10 round maximum for all magazines.
Maryland - 20 round maximum for all magazines.
Massachusetts - 10 round maximum for all magazines
New Jersey - 15 round maximum for all magazines.
New York- 7 round maximum for all magazines.
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