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Some years ago I purchased two unissued Yugo M48 rifles from Big 5. They came with bayonets, mag pouches and slings. They are verrrrry pretty. What are the going price for one of these?
 

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going by what I have seen just what the rifle sells for around 225, with all the orignal stuff that came with them, guess would be 250, anything after the 250 mark you might be pushing it. I bought 2 years ago as well, one that has no crest and the other with the crest.....brand spakin' new with nice wood, they were cheap and everywhere, way under 200 bucks each
 

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A new Yugo M48 with NO crest.

Interesting. Are you sure it is a M48.?

Do you have pictures of the receiver by chance?

Unissued M48s are hard to find now days. Starting prices for a new one is at least $250.

If anyone can furnish info. on where any are for less. Post the info.
 

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A new Yugo M48 with NO crest.
Interesting. Are you sure it is a M48.?
Do you have pictures of the receiver by chance?
That is a well documented model. It's called the M48bo. The "bo" stands for "bez oznake" translating as "unmarked" or "without markings." These rifles were "sanitized" for export. Many for those numerous "liberation front" type organizations so common in the '70s. It was kind of silly considering the Yugos were the only ones making that type of rifle at the time.:cool:

The first "bo"s were rifles taken off the rack, scrubbed and refinished. Beginning in 1956 it became a dedicated production model. It was actually the most numerous model produced but due to the fact that so many were exported, many being crested by their receiving nations, that there are relatively few available. These may bring a minor premium over crested models if matching.

Others are suspected of being "parts guns" assembled from parts kits and stocked here. There is some good source material to support that. Branko Bogdanovic for one. Many of the Mitchell's Mausers are obviously cobbled together too.
One rifle I know of had a bolt with the firing pin hole too small to admit proper penetration of the firing pin. This bolt/rifle was obviously never proofed.
 

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Of course you are correct.

Senior moment. I have no idea why the BOs slipped my "mind".

I don't know what I was thinking, since I also have BOs without a crest.
 
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