Type 56 For Online

The Type 56 rifle is storied in military history, representing the quintessential image of communist-era weaponry. This Chinese variant of the famous AK-47 became synonymous with the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) and insurgent forces worldwide. Born from Soviet origins, Type 56 inherited its predecessor’s rugged reliability and simplicity, making it a favoured tool for soldiers and revolutionaries alike.

Its impact stretches across decades and continents. From Africa’s deserts to Vietnam’s rice terraces, the Type 56 symbolised resistance and revolution. Its silhouette and wooden stock became iconic, embodying the struggle against oppression and imperialism.

Beyond its military applications, the Type 56 found its way into countless conflicts, often in the hands of non-state actors and rebel groups. Its ubiquity earned it various nicknames, from “the workhorse of the Third World” to “the enemy’s friend.”

Yet, amidst its association with conflict and upheaval, the Type 56 also shaped the geopolitics of the Cold War era. As China’s influence grew, so did the spread of its weaponry. The Type 56 became a tool of diplomacy supplied to allies and insurgents alike, leaving an indelible mark on the global stage.

Today, though largely replaced by more modern firearms, the Type 56 remains a symbol of a bygone era, a relic of the turbulent times that defined the 20th century.

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SOVIET ARMS AK-47 “SPIKER” RIFLE

SKU: 51655116688
$989.99
SOVIET ARMS AK-47 FOR SALE The Soviet Arms AK-47 is an iconic firearm renowned for its rugged reliability and widespread

SOVIET ARMS AK-47 “SPIKER” RIFLE, REDWOOD

SKU: 516551639413
PRODUCT DETAILS DETAILS Model: SPIKER Receiver: 1.5mm Stamped Steel Receiver Caliber: 7.62x39mm Barrel Length: 16″ Chrome Lined Barrel: Yes Thread Pitch: M14x1LH Barrel Twist Rate: 1:10 Barrel

SOVIET ARMS TYPE 56 – BLONDE

SKU: 516551305027
$900.99
PRODUCT DETAILS DETAILS Model: Type-56 Receiver: 1.5mm Stamped Steel Receiver Caliber: 7.62x39mm Barrel Length: 16″ Chrome Lined Barrel: Yes Thread Pitch: M14x1LH Barrel Twist Rate: 1:10 Barrel

SOVIET ARMS TYPE 56 RIFLE – REDWOOD

SKU: 516551628538
$899.99
PRODUCT DETAILS DETAILS Model: Type-56 Receiver: 1.5mm Stamped Steel Receiver Caliber: 7.62x39mm Barrel Length: 16″ Chrome Lined Barrel: Yes Thread Pitch: M14x1LH Barrel Twist Rate: 1:10 Barrel