Pre-Ban Colt Sporter Match HBAR .223 AR15 20″ Semi-Auto Rifle

SODL FOR: $1580

WOA#: WY220405CL001

Make: Colt

Model: Pre-Ban Sporter HBAR

Serial Number: MH069837

Year of Manufacture: Pre-1994

Caliber: .223

Action Type: Semi-Automatic

Markings: The barrel is marked “C MP 5.56 NATO 1/7 HBAR”. The front sight is marked “UP” with a left-pointing arrow above it. The rear sight is marked “UP” with a left-pointing arrow and “DN” with a right-pointing arrow. The left side of the lower is marked with the Colt horse and logo, “SPORTER MATCH HBAR CAL .223 SER. MH069837” and also “COLT’S MFG. CO. INC. HARTFORD CONN. U.S.A.” “SAFE” and “FIRE”.   The right side of the BCG has forward assist notches and the left side has a “C” stamp.  The neck of the Bolt Head is marked “MPC”.  Left side of the hammer is marked with an “S” stamp and the auto sear is marked “COLT”.

Barrel Length: 21.5” w/ muzzle device, 20″ without muzzle device

Sights / Optics: Front post sight with elevation adjustment, L-type flip aperture in the rear.

Stock Configuration & Condition: The rifle is equipped with a standard A2 fixed stock, pistol grip and ribbed front handguard. Some wear on the surface of the buttstock with a few scuff marks along the barrel. The LOP measures 14” from the front of the trigger to the back of the buttstock. The stock rates in about Very Good overall condition.

Type of Finish: Anodized

Finish Originality: Original

Bore Condition: The bore is bright, the rifling is sharp. There is no erosion in the bore.

Overall Condition: This rifle retains about 98% of its metal finish. The balance of the finish shows minimal wear. There are some marks atop the top edges of the carry handle.  The screw heads are sharp and pins are unmarred. The markings are clear. Overall, this rifle rates in about Fine 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: Nylon Sling

Our Assessment: A hefty AR for the target blaster master! This reliable and classic AR-15 is the epitome of basic, but not in a bad way. Basic in this case means factory configuration, reliable, and ready to use… or ready to become the newest safe queen in your possession.  If you are in the market for your first or fiftieth AR, look no further. You want this combo in your arsenal for its good looks and smooth operation. Whether you want to give this firearm the 21st-century treatment at the range or keep it as a show-and-tell piece, ya gotta bid on it first!

Pre-Ban Colt Sporter Match HBAR .223 AR15 20" Semi-Auto Rifle
Pre-Ban Colt Sporter Match HBAR .223 AR15 20″ Semi-Auto Rifle