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SN 100. 7 mm. 21″ bbl with muzzle attachment. This automatic rifle is an amalgamation of parts, mostly Browning 1918 A2. Includes one Swedish BAR curved magazine which snaps positively into place. Receiver is marked Marana Arms Mfg Marana Az model MA-L NO.100. Includes one orig B. A. R. 20 round magazine. Complete with rear sight and selector for F,A&S. Buttstock is hard brown composite with flip up shoulder rest but with added welded apertinence at bottom to fit on some kind of tripod, possibly for Bren gun. Another identical apertinence is welded just forward of forend to gas cylinder. Gas cylinder shortened and welded just forward of forend for gas regulator, which is late style Browning Automatic Rifle. Hand grip assembly appears to be standard BAR with a welded on grip frame reminiscent of Colt Monitor complete with smooth walnut grips. Forend is an adapted smooth 1918A2 wooden forend. Bbl is a US ordnance flaming bomb marked bbl apparently rechambered and relined to 7mm Mauser with non detachable muzzle break with front sight from 1918A2 BAR. This is a National Firearms Act item and requires BATF approval prior to transfer. This weapon is fully transferable on an ATF form 3 or form 4. PROVENANCE: The class III weapons formerly on loan to Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum. CONDITION: Overall finish and appearance is extremely fine as refinished. Over 90% blue refinish on bbl, gray orig finish on bulk of hand grip assembly rates about 95% thinning. Added grip frame in the white. Receiver is covered in a coat of black enamel paint with noticeable loss in an area about 1″ to rear of ejection port. Welded on attachment forward of buttstock devoid of finish but not unattractive. Wooden forend has some bruises and handling marks and screw on underside is not present. Magazine is gray parkerized finished with some brown spots. Dark brown composite buttstock in fine condition with some handling marks and nicks and noticeable brassing on underside just to rear of receiver. Mechanics are fine. Bore is shiny and bright with some slight pitting. Bolt face is extremely fine with sharp lines and some slight pitting around firing pin hole. Condition of this arm indicates quality assembly and that it was a successful shooter. 52924-2 JWK (15,000-25,000) – Lot 1068

Auction: Firearms - Spring 2018
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