James River Armory T44E4 M1A 7.62×51 NATO 22″ Semi-Auto Rifle M14

SOLD FOR: $2,185

WOA#:  WY240316RG011

Make: James River Armory

Model: T44E4

Serial Number: 11028

Year of Manufacture: Modern

Caliber: 7.62×51 NATO

Action Type: Semi-auto, 20 round detachable box magazine fed

Markings: The top of the receiver is marked “Rifle / CAL. 30T44E4 / James River /  Armory / 11028”. The right side of the receiver is marked “ FORGED IN THE USA  Burgaw, NC”. The left receiver leg is marked “BULA DEFENSE SYSTEMS   CLEVELAND OH”. The right side Receiver leg is marked “7790189”. The top of the bolt is marked “7790186  /  HRT A20 / CEV”. The op rod is marked “7267064 / 66118”. The barrel is marked “CBI 7790190 1-10  12/14  4x”. The trigger group is marked “7267030  88118”. The hammer is marked “C46C08-3  SA”.

Barrel Length: 22”, 25” with the flash hider.

Sights / Optics: The front sight is a blade set between two protective wings. The rear sight is a fully adjustable aperture sight set between two protective wings.

Stock Configuration & Condition: The wood stock has a semi-pistol grip, metal nose cap, forward and rear mount sling swivels, and a checkered metal buttpad with a trap door leading to a two hole storage compartment. The LOP measures 13” from the front of the trigger to the back of the buttpad. The stock and handguard wood have almost no wear or marks. The stock and handguard rate in about Excellent to Like New overall condition.

Magazine Quantity & Condition: 1x 20 round box magazine in Like New condition.

Type of Finish: Parkerized

Finish Originality: Original

Bore Condition: The bore is bright and the rifling is sharp. There is no erosion in the bore. In this writer’s opinion the bore rates 10/10.

Overall Condition: This rifle retains about 99% of its metal finish. There are some very light marks from handling on the barrel and some wear on the friction surfaces on the bolt. The buttplate has no finish loss and sharp peaks on the checkering. Overall this rifle is in Excellent to Like New condition.

Mechanics: The action functions correctly. We did not fire this rifle. As with all used firearms, a thorough cleaning may be necessary to meet your maintenance requirements.

Box, Paperwork & Accessories: This rifle includes one 20 round magazine and a green canvas sling.

Our Assessment: The James River Armory T44E4 rifle is a modern reproduction of the iconic M14 rifle, which served as the standard-issue infantry rifle for the United States military during the early Cold War era. The T44E4 was the designation of the prototype version of the M14 rifle, which was developed in the late 1950s as a replacement for the M1 Garand and M1 Carbine. James River Armory specializes in producing high-quality reproductions of historical firearms, including the T44E4/M14. The T44E4 rifle from James River Armory faithfully replicates the design, form, and function of the original military M14, incorporating modern manufacturing techniques and materials to ensure reliability and performance. The T44E4/M14 rifle features a robust construction with a steel receiver, walnut stock, and a 22-inch barrel chambered in 7.62x51mm NATO (.308 Winchester). It retains the classic appearance of the original M14, including the distinctive operating rod system, detachable box magazine, and aperture sights. As a faithful reproduction of the M14, the T44E4 rifle from James River Armory appeals to collectors, enthusiasts, and shooters looking for a piece of military history with modern manufacturing standards. Whether used for recreational shooting or hunting the T44E4 offers a unique shooting experience reminiscent of the legendary M14 rifle. It’s worth noting that James River Armory takes pride in the craftsmanship and attention to detail in their firearms, ensuring that each T44E4 rifle meets high standards of quality and authenticity. Please see our photos and best of luck with your bidding!!!-R.L.

James River Armory T44E4 M1A 7.62x51 NATO 22" Semi-Auto Rifle M14
James River Armory T44E4 M1A 7.62×51 NATO 22″ Semi-Auto Rifle M14