Lot 1692: Ingram - Westarm
|Unique Gordon Ingram Westarm Semi-Automatic Carbine with Documentation|
|Estimated Price: $1,500 - $2,500|
|Type||Rifle||Gauge||7.62x39 Mm||Catalog Page||53|
|Barrel||18 Inch Round||Finish||Blue||Grip|
|Stock||walnut||Class||Modern Long Gun||Rating||See Condition|
|Description||Part of Gordon Ingram's SAM-1 weapons series, chambered for the 7.62x39 mm cartridge. Fixed blade front sight with protective wings and an adjustable rear sight, unmarked receiver, 4 drilled and tapped mounting holes on the left side, push-button safety and magazine well configured for AK-style magazines. Smooth one piece pistol grip stock with sling swivel and a smooth butt. Included with the arm is a collection of documentation, including photos of Ingram, technical specifications on several arms, including this one, a copy of a Somalian contract, and a pamphlet dated 1 November 1977 titled "Current Firearms Designs and Ammunition Production Methods Developed by Gordon B. Ingram", which features several outgrowths of this design.
|Condition||Very fine with 98% of the original finish, showing machine marks on the blue of the barrel, bright spots on the bolt, and mild handling marks overall. Stock is very good overall with a crack extending from the front of the magazine well and scattered light dents. Missing magazine.|
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