Premier Firearms Auction
May 12, 13, 14, & 15, 2023
FULLY TRANSFERABLE GROUP INDUSTRIES 1918A2 BAR
Bbl. 27″ over flash hider
The BAR was developed by John Browning in 1917, as an air cooled, gas operated, mag. fed, shoulder fired automatic rifle as a requirement for WWI. Early manufacturers included Colt, Winchester & Marlin Rockwell. Approx. 85,000 were mfg. Prior to the armistice. This particular example is manufactured by Group Industries & is designated the Model 1918A2. It is a select fire, open bolt variant of the historical BAR. Gas operated w/ an adj. gas system. Matte parkerized finish with hardwood fore end. Has a threaded muzzle w/ cone flash hider. Fixed blade protected front sight. Ladder elevated peep rear sight graduated to 1500 yards w/ folding battle sight setting. 31″ Sight radius. Green canvas sling. Left side safety selector marked “F-A-S”. Non reciprocating charging handle. Black plastic stock w/ folding steel buttplate. Front mounted folding adj. bipod. Barrel marked with flaming bomb ordnance mark and “ROT II” above, w/ “8-52” below, behind front sight. Also marked “6508769” and “P” above chamber. Front sight hood marked “C5564177 / IPKO”.
MAGS: 4 steel 20 rd.
NATIONAL FIREARMS ACT MG REQUIRING BATF TRANSFER BEFORE TAKING POSSESSION. FULLY TRANSFERABLE.
STATUS: MODERN CLASS III