Prices for german small arms 1943 (list)

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Prices for german small arms 1943 (list)

Post by CroGer » 01 Aug 2019 10:03

Hello,

in Waffen-Revue 8 I found an interesting List of the prices of german weapons from authentic documents from 1st february 1943
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Re: Prices for german small arms 1943 (list)

Post by stg 44 » 02 Aug 2019 14:56

How is the MP38 cheaper than the MP40? I thought the latter was made more cheaply of stamped metal, rather than machined parts?

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Re: Prices for german small arms 1943 (list)

Post by kfbr392 » 02 Aug 2019 17:30

according to Gander „Enzyklopädie deutscher Waffen 1939-1945: Handwaffen, Artillerie, Beutewaffen, Sonderwaffen“, p.52, the 60RM figure may have priced in the non-recurring costs for new production machinery and tooling for the stamped sheet metal parts of the gun.

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