May 18, 2022 Extraordinary Firearms
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This lot is closed for bidding. Bidding ended on 5/18/2022
The "Mini-mi" machine gun derives its name from the French translation of "Mini Machine Gun". Now the standard Squad Automatic Weapon (SAW) of the United States and other countries, this model is innovative and may utilize either a belt or magazine ammunition feeding system. Gas piston operated and firing from an open bolt, it utilizes a rotary bolt locking system, and features a quick detachable chrome-lined barrel, carrying handle, and fixed composite shoulder stock, and incorporates a rail on the top cover with a Trijicon ACOG optic attached. Rail also present on Knight’s Armament forend for additional attachments. Marked "FN" within an oval over "HERSTAL" on left side of receiver with numerous original stock numbers on various parts. Black tape at bottom edge of ejection port protects lower edge of ejection port from finish loss when cover is closed. Small piece of felt at top cover hinge point protects top cover from finish loss upon opening and otherwise contacting barrel detent latch. Consignor was exceptional in his attention to detail to maintain his firearms in top condition. Electronic NFA Registry indicates “FN HERSTAL” as the manufacturer. PROVENANCE: From the collection of esteemed NFA firearms enthusiast and collector J. R. Moody. CONDITION: Near excellent original factory finish. Very slight loss of finish in feedway where belt would travel. Top cover rail and mechanism within top cover or feed tray near excellent. Optic is clear. Composite furnishings near excellent. Bore is near excellent, shiny and bright. Bolt face near excellent. Mechanics are crisp and smooth. Just about impossible to upgrade the overall condition of this specimen. Truly an outstanding "state of the art" light machine gun, versatile and fun to shoot as well as being very effective. If you are a modern machine gun enthusiast, this would be the gem of your collection. THIS IS A NATIONAL FIREARMS ACT ITEM AND REQUIRES BATF APPROVAL PRIOR TO TRANSFER. THIS ITEM IS ONLY ELIGIBLE FOR TRANSFER TO ACTIVE FFL/SOT DEALERS AS A PRE-86 DEALER SAMPLE. Pre-86 dealer sample machine guns may be retained privately by a sole proprietor FFL/SOT dealer after they relinquish their license, with BATF approval. JWK 2022-3-22

CORRECTION: Great news! The consignor of this machine gun has located and sent in the original bipod to include with this lot.
Barrel Length
5.56mm NATO
FFL Status
Fabrique Nationale
Serial Number
Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $20,000.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $60,000.00
Estimate: $40,000 - $60,000
Number Bids: 14
Auction closed on Wednesday, May 18, 2022.
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