Romanian Cugir Romarm SAR-1 7.62×39 16.5” Semi-Auto Rifle AK-47 AKM

SOLD FOR: $735

WOA#: WY240311DF021

Make: Romarm

Model: SAR-1

Serial Number: S1-19109-2000

Year of Manufacture: 2000

Caliber: 7.62 x 39

Action Type:  Semi-Automatic

Markings: Right side of the receiver marked “MADE BY S.N. ROMARM S.A./ CUGIR / IN ROMANIA / IMPORTED C.A.I. GEORGIA, VT”, “S” and “F” by the safety lever. The left side of trunnion is marked “S1-19109-2000” below the dust cover and the receiver is marked “SAR-1 / Cal. 7.62x39mm”. The rear of the dust cover is marked “19109”.  Top of the rear sight is marked “1-10” “P”.  The left side of the Bolt Carrier is marked “19109”.

Barrel Length: 16.25”

Sights / Optics: The front sight is an adjustable post iron sight with protective wings. The rear sight is a “U” notched leaf sliding sight escalator.

Stock Configuration & Condition: The stock is wood with a checkered synthetic pistol grip. The buttstock is a fixed wood stock with bottom sling ring and metal buttplate with trap door for cleaning kit storage compartment (not included).  The two piece handguard is wood with hand swells. Side of the receiver has rails for adding your favorite Kalashikov sights and optics.  The LOP measures 12 7/8” from the front of the trigger to the back of the buttplate. The stock rates in about Very Good overall condition. There are a few nicks on the bottom of the handguard.

Magazine Quantity & Condition:  One 30rd AK47 7.62×39 magazine in Fair-Good condition.

Type of Finish: Black

Finish Originality: Original

Bore Condition:  The bore is gray.  There is a good amount of fouling.  The grooves are well defined. In this writer’s opinion the bore rates 7/10.

Overall Condition: This rifle retains about 85% of its metal finish. The balance of the finish shows light scratches and scuffs spread throughout the rifle. There is thinning and finish loss on the leading edges.  There is some rust on the metal behind the handguard on the trunnion.  The screw heads are tool marked and pins are serviceable. The markings are clear.  Overall, this rifle rates in about Very Good 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 comes with a total of one magazine and its nylon sling.

Our Assessment:  The Romarm SAR-1 is a Romanian-made semi-automatic rifle, renowned for its robust construction and reliable performance. Based on the legendary AK-47 design, it’s chambered in the widely used 7.62x39mm caliber, known for its effectiveness in a variety of shooting applications. Manufactured by Romarm, Romania’s national defense company, the SAR-1 is designed to mirror the classic AK-47’s features while complying with U.S. import regulations, making it a popular choice among American firearms enthusiasts. Its reputation for durability and ease of maintenance, combined with the AK-47’s iconic status, makes the SAR-1 a sought-after rifle for those who appreciate the history and practicality of Eastern Bloc military design in a civilian-legal format. This rifle appeals particularly to collectors and shooters interested in a high-quality, reliable firearm that embodies the essence of a time-tested military weapon. Please see our photos and good luck on your bid!  -L.S.

Romanian Cugir Romarm SAR-1 7.62x39 16.5” Semi-Auto Rifle AK-47 AKM
Romanian Cugir Romarm SAR-1 7.62×39 16.5” Semi-Auto Rifle AK-47 AKM