Pre-Ban Ordinance Design ER15 5.56/.223 16” AR-15 Semi-Auto Rifle

SOLD FOR: $1,581

WOA#: WY231213LM003

Make: Ordinance Design

Model:  ER15

Serial Number: USO 10108

Year of Manufacture: Pre Ban, Circa 1980’s

Caliber: 5.56/.223

Action Type: Semi Automatic, Direct Impingement

Markings: The left side of the receiver is marked “CAL. .223 / MODEL ER15 / SER. USO 10108”, “ORDNANCE DESIGN CO. / SANTA CLARA, CALIF. / U.S.A.”, “SEMI SAFE”.  The barrel is marked “5.56”.

Barrel Length: 16”. Pencil Profile.  17.25” with A1 flash hider.

Sights / Optics:  The front sight is an A1 adjustable post sight.  The rear sight is an A1 Dual Aperture sight in the carry handle.

Stock Configuration & Condition:  The buttstock is a cast aluminum collapsible stock with sling slot and loop, and integral checkered buttplate. The handguard is a carbine length A2 handguard with no heat shields.  The pistol grip is an A1 style grip with a lanyard ring.   The LOP measures 14.25” from the front of the trigger to the rear of the buttplate.  Overall the stocks rate in Very Good condition.  The checkering on the grip shows some mild handling wear. The delta ring has some finish loss. There are no chips or cracks.

Magazine Quantity & Condition: None.

Type of Finish: Anodized Black

Finish Originality: Original

Bore Condition:  The bore is bright and the rifling is sharp.  There is some very faint erosion near the muzzle.  In this writer’s opinion, the bore rates 7/10.

Overall Condition:  This rifle retains about 95% of its finish. The balance of the finish shows some minor finish loss at the rear of the ejection port. There are scratches and scuffs on the receivers.  There are small nicks and scuffs on the edges of the carry handle.  There is thinning on the flash hider.   The screw heads are sharp. The pins are unmarred.  The markings are clear.   Overall this rifle is in Very Good condition for a Pre-Ban rifle.

Mechanics: 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 comes with its attached black canvas sling.

Our Assessment: This Pre Ban Ordinance Design ER15 beckons with a nostalgic charm, evoking memories of a bygone era in firearms. Its sleek contours and rugged build harken back to a time when craftsmanship and innovation reigned supreme. As a relic of the past, it stands as a poignant reminder of the rich history woven into the fabric of American gun culture. With each click of the trigger, it transports enthusiasts to a simpler time, where the thrill of the range and the camaraderie of fellow shooters defined the experience. Whether as a cherished collectible or a trusted companion in the field, the ER15 carries with it the echoes of yesteryear, blending the nostalgia of yesterday with the reliability of today in a timeless package.  Please see our photos and good luck on your bid! – L.S.

Pre-Ban Ordinance Design ER15 5.56/.223 16” AR-15 Semi-Auto Rifle
Pre-Ban Ordinance Design ER15 5.56/.223 16” AR-15 Semi-Auto Rifle