Romanian Cugir Romarm SAR-3 5.56×45 NATO 16” Semi-Auto Rifle AK-47 AKM

SOLD FOR: $905.00

WOA#: WY240316RG028

Make: Romarm

Model: SAR-3

Serial Number: S3-01941-2000

Year of Manufacture: 2000

Caliber: 5.56×45 NATO

Action Type:  Semi-Automatic

Markings: Right side of the receiver marked “MADE BY C.N. ROMARM SA/CUGIR / IN ROMANIA / IMPORTED C.A.I. GEORGIA, VT”, “S” and “F” by the safety lever. The left side of trunnion is marked “S3-01941-2000” below the dust cover and the receiver is marked “SAR-3/ Cal. 5.56x45mm”. The rear of the dust cover is marked “01941”.  Top of the rear sight is marked “1-10” “P”.  The left side of the Bolt Carrier is marked “01941”.

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 (Kit not included).  The two piece handguard is wood with hand swells. Side of the receiver has rails for adding your sights and optics.  The LOP measures 12.75”  from the front of the trigger to the back of the fixed buttplate. The stock rates in about Very fine overall condition. The buttstock is tight.. There is no wear on the stocks as well as no notable scratches of compressions.

Magazine Quantity & Condition:  One 10rd 5.56 magazine and one 30 Round 5.56 Magazine in fine condition.

Type of Finish: Dark Gray

Finish Originality: Original

Bore Condition:  Does not appear to have been fired. The bore is bright and reflective.  There is no corrosion or carbon buildup in the grooves.  In this writer’s opinion the bore rates 10/10.

Overall Condition: This rifle retains about 98% of its metal finish. The balance of the finish shows light scratches and scuffs spread throughout the rifle. There is no thinning or finish loss on the leading edges.  The screw heads are sharp and not marked and pins are serviceable. 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:  This rifle comes with a total of two magazines and its nylon sling.

Our Assessment:  The Romarm SAR-3 is a Romanian-made semi-automatic rifle, “NATO-AK” renowned for its robust construction and reliable performance. Based on the legendary AK-47 design, it’s chambered in the widely used 5.56×45 caliber, known for its effectiveness in a variety of shooting applications. Manufactured by Romarm, Romania’s national defense company, the SAR-3 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-3 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 high quality photos and good luck on your bid.-K.F.

Romanian Cugir Romarm SAR-3 5.56x45 NATO 16” Semi-Auto Rifle AK-47 AKM
Romanian Cugir Romarm SAR-3 5.56×45 NATO 16” Semi-Auto Rifle AK-47 AKM