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    Old Spec Deactivated AR180 Assault Rifle Semi-Auto Rifles
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    Old Spec Deactivated AR180 Assault Rifle Semi-Auto Rifles

    RiflesSemi-AutoOld Spec Deactivated AR180 Assault Rifleself loading

    ~ An Old Specification Deactivated AR180 Assault Rifle ~


    It was made in the UK by Sterling on behalf of
    Armalite Inc, California.

    It was de-activated in 1992, is stamped with proof marks as such, and comes with an official copy of the de-activation certificate.The bolt carrier and
    bolt head are present (see pictures) and it will strip down into component
    parts (except the barrel).

    The certificate is a reissue dated "6 October 2011" but refers to the original deactivation date.

    The bolt carrier and bolt head are present and it will strip down into the component parts (except the barrel).

    The gun has a wooden pistol grip and rear stock, but it is not original. The rear stock is painted black and was fitted prior to the UK 1987 self-loading rifle ban.

    The gun also has a AR-18 alloy magazine with a three prong flash holder.

    The gun is stamped with a number of proof marks. One side is marked "ARMALITE AR-180 CAL 5.56mm MFG for Armalite Inc. Costa Mesa Calif U.S. A. By Sterling England".

    It can be cocked and dry fired.

    ~ Dimensions ~

    The gun has a barrel length of 19 inches (48.25cm), with an overall length of 38 inches (96.5cm). It weighs 3.26kg.

    ~ Condition ~

    The gun is in a good condition with only some minor wear, such as scratching and surface wear. The wood appears to be in excellent condition with barely any damage. The plastic foregrips have small patches of green paint on them from being painted in camouflage.

    ~ Postage ~

    UK postage is £12 or it can be collected from our shop in Portsmouth Historic Dockyard

    ~ AR180 ~

    The AR-18 is a gas operated, selective fire assault rifle chambered for 5.56x45mm ammunition. While the AR-18 was never adopted as the standard service rifle of any nation, its production licence was sold to companies in Japan and England, and it is said to have influenced many later weapons such as the British SA80, the Singaporean SAR-80 and SR-88, the Austrian Steyr AUG, and the Heckler and Koch G36. It gained some notoriety through its use by the Provisional IRA, which allegedly christened it the "Widowmaker"....Read full description
    CategoryRifles
    SubcategorySemi-Auto
    ConditionUsed
    Price£ 850
    Sale typeTrade
    MakeOld Spec Deactivated AR180 Assault Rifle
    Mechanismself loading
    CertificateNo Licence
    Barrel length19"
    Overall length38"
    Weight3.26kg
    Recommended UsageCollection item

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