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Original FBP 9mm SMG Parts Set with German MP 40 Interchangeable Bolt & Recoil System

Regular price $239.95

Item Description

Original Item: Manufactured in Europe immediately after WWII (1948), these 9mm SMGs were modeled on the bolt and recoil system of the German MP 40 (with which they are interchangeable). The only difference is that the FBP has a fixed firing pin being integral with the bolt block. Consequently the telescoping recoil system is "flat nosed" without the attachment of the firing pin. The bolt is fitted with the standard MP 40 "Push/Pull" safety system 9mm sten magazine and catch system. Complete with wire telescoping shoulder stock and magazine(where permitted).

The fixed firing pin was the final development of the MP 40 and these parts can be interchanged with the standard MP 40 SMG!

This system is the traditional push/pull safety system on bolt handle that includes extractor. Fixed Firing Pin MP 40 type bolt complete with safety and extractor and spring loaded recoil system set.

Receiver tube is not included.

FBP is a 9 mm submachine gun originally developed from a design first conceived in 1940 by Gonçalves Cardoso, an officer of artillery in the Portuguese Army. The onset of World War II halted development of the weapon, which was further modified and put into production in 1948.

The submachine gun was produced by the Fábrica do Braço de Prata weapon factory at Lisbon, whose initials FBP gave the name to the weapon, adopted for service as the m/948 in 1948. It utilized the large bolt and telescoping operating spring of the German MP40 submachine gun, and the collapsible wire stock of the American M3 submachine gun. Unusual for submachineguns, the m/948 was fitted with a barrel sleeve with a mount to accept the standard Portuguese Mauser bayonet (this display gun does not have a bayonet mounting lug).

The weapon was primarily issued to officers and NCOs in the Portuguese Armed Forces and security forces, along with quantities of ex-German MP 34 submachine guns. In Portuguese service it was used in combat in Angola, Portuguese Guinea, Mozambique, Portuguese India and Portuguese Timor. It was eventually replaced in service by the 9 mm Uzi and the collapsible-stock version of the standard m/961 G3 rifle.

This weapon uses a system identical (but not German made) to the MP 40 Bolt and action and is INTERCHANGEABLE with an MP40.

Add a very attractive and interesting SMG to your WWII and postwar collection. Magazine included where permitted.

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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 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).
    Magazines are stored and shipped from our PA location, and will be omitted if not permitted at delivery location.
    High Capacity Magazine Laws & Restrictions
    Due to State & Federal law we do not ship magazines that exceed the following capacities to the following locations.
    California - 10 round maximum for all magazines.
    Colorado - 15 round maximum for all magazines.
    Connecticut - 10 round maximum for all magazines.
    Hawaii - 10 round maximum for all magazines.
    Illinois - 15 round maximum for Chicago and Aurora. 10 round maximum for Oak Park and Cook County.
    Maryland - 20 round maximum for all magazines.
    Massachusetts - 10 round maximum for all magazines
    New Jersey - 10 round maximum for all magazines.
    New York- 7 round maximum for all magazines.
    Washington, D.C. - 10 round maximum for all magazines.

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