Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 3785: Excellent 1964 Colt AR-15 SP-1 Rifle

Auction Date: December 2, 2018

Desirable Pre-Ban Curio & Relic Colt AR-15 SP-1 Semi-Automatic Rifle

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $2,500 - $4,000

Desirable Pre-Ban Curio & Relic Colt AR-15 SP-1 Semi-Automatic Rifle

Manufacturer: Colt
Model: AR 15-Rifle
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 223
Barrel: 20 inch round
Finish: matte gray
Stock: plastic
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Item Interest: Very Active
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 285
Class: Curio & Relic Long Gun

Manufactured in 1964, this rifle shows many of the early features for the AR-15 rifle. Three prong flash hider, post front sight on the gas block with bayonet lug, ventilated triangular handguard, standard markings on the lower receiver, A1 pattern upper without deflector or forward assist, correct un-serrated bolt, adjustable two leaf rear peep sight on the handle, checkered grip, and fixed buttstock with a ribbed solid rubber buttplate. The interior features a chromed bolt head, early large style hammer pocket, and an early multi-piece buffer assembly. A black sling is included.

Rating Definition:

Excellent, with 98% original matte gray finish, showing some minor edge wear and handling marks overall. A few minor scuffs and rubs are present on the stock. Mechanically excellent.

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