PreBan IMI-Israel Uzi Model A 9mm 16” Semi-Auto Rifle w/ Folding Buttstock

SOLD FOR: $2,614

WOA#: WY231214TR006

Make: IMI-Israel, Israel Military Industries

Model: Uzi Model A

Serial Number: SA 22592

Year of Manufacture: Imported 1980-1989

Caliber: 9mm

Action Type: Semi-Auto, Closed Bolt, Blowback

Markings: Top of the receiver is marked “ALTERATIONS TO THIS FIREARM ARE UNSAFE AND ILLEGAL READ MANUAL BEFORE OPERATING”. Left side of the receiver is marked “UZI semi auto MODEL A 9mm PARA IMI-ISRAEL” with the “S” and “F” for Safe and Fire near the safety selector. The right side of the receiver is marked “ACTION ARMS, LTD Phila, Pa. SA 22592”. The bottom of the receiver is marked “13”.

Barrel Length: 16.25” Functional Barrel, and 3.5” Plugged Non Firing Display Barrel.

Sights / Optics: The front sight is an adjustable post and the rear sight is L-type flip aperture with markings for 100m and 200m.

Stock Configuration & Condition: The metal receivers and synthetic pistol grip and foreguard show almost no wear. Folding steel buttstock and safeties all function correctly. Two sling mounts are located on the left side of the receiver and stock. The LOP measures 8.5” from the front of the trigger to the back of the folded buttstock or 15.5” from the trigger to the back of the unfolded buttstock. The stock rates in about Very Good to Excellent overall condition.

Magazine Quantity & Condition: This rifle includes 2x25rd 9mm magazines in Very Good Condition.

Type of Finish: Parkerized, Black

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 9/10.

Overall Condition: This rifle retains about 99.5% of its metal finish. The balance of the finish shows minimal wear across the surface of the gun. The screw heads are sharp and pins unmarred. Hinges on the buttstock are functional. The markings are clear. Overall, this rifle rates in about Excellent 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 the Original Box, 16.25” functional barrel, 3.5” plugged display barrel, tan canvas sling, 2×25 round 9mm magazines, and “UZI” green velcro double magazine holder with belt clip.

Our Assessment: The IMI Semi-Auto Uzi, a civilian variant of the iconic Uzi submachine gun, embodies a fusion of historical significance, compact design, and cinematic allure. Renowned for its role in military and law enforcement operations globally, the semi-auto version brings the Uzi’s cool factor to civilian hands. The choice of caliber 9mm Luger, aligns with the Uzi’s reputation for portability and versatility. Its closed-bolt system, a technological hallmark, adds to the firearm’s accuracy during semi-automatic fire. The IMI Semi-Auto Uzi has a rugged construction, incorporating steel and polymer components. This durability contributes not only to the firearm’s longevity but also to its authentic representation of the military-grade Uzi.  The folding stock, a distinctive characteristic, not only enhances portability but also evokes memories of action-packed movie scenes where Uzis have been wielded by heroes and villains alike. The Uzi’s presence in film, spanning genres from action to crime dramas, has solidified its status as a cinematic icon. The Pre-Ban UZI is a sought-after item for firearm enthusiasts and collectors who want to bring a legendary piece of firearms history into their own collection. Please see our photos and best of luck with your bidding!!!-R.L.

PreBan IMI-Israel Uzi Model A 9mm 16” Semi-Auto Rifle w/ Folding Buttstock
PreBan IMI-Israel Uzi Model A 9mm 16” Semi-Auto Rifle w/ Folding Buttstock