SIG Arms SIG556 5.56 NATO 16””Semi-Auto Short Stroke AR Rifle w/ Mag

SOLD FOR: $1,450

WOA#: WY240213CS002

Make: Sig Arms.

Model:  SIG 556

Serial Number: JS 006210

Year of Manufacture: Modern

Caliber: 5.56 / .223

Action Type: Semi-Automatic, Short Stroke Gas System

Markings: The left side of the receiver is marked “JS 006210”, “SIG 5.56 NATO, SIG SAUER INC., EXETER, NH, USA”, and “S” and “F”. The right side of the receiver is marked “SIG 556” and “S” and “F” near the ambidextrous safety.  The left side of the pistol grip is marked “SIGARMS”.  The buttstock is marked “MAGPUL INDUSTRIES”, “MADE IN USA 1LX50”, “MOE”.

Barrel Length: 16”.  17” with A2 flash hider

Sights / Optics:  The front sight is a hooded post sight.  The rear sight is a flip up adjustable aperture sight recessed in the picatinny rail.   The top of the receiver has a picatinny rail for all your favorite sights, scopes, and optics.

Stock Configuration & Condition: The buttstock is a collapsible Magpul MOE OD Green Stock with sling slots and rubber buttpad. The pistol grip is a SigArms serrated polymer grip with storage compartment.  The handguard is an OD Green vented polymer handguard with grip serrations. The lower receiver is aluminum with a flared magazine well.  The buttstock has a removable rubber buttpad which reveals a trap door for storage.  The LOP measures 14.25”  from the front of the trigger to the back of the fully extended buttstock. The stock rates in about Excellent overall condition.

Magazine Quantity & Condition: One 30rd 5.56 Magpul PMAG MOE Gen 2 magazine in Excellent condition.

Type of Finish:  Anodized Black, OD Green

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 80% of its metal finish. The balance of the finish shows heavy wear to the rear of the ejection port and spots of scattered finish loss throughout but primarily on the lower receiver and around the magwell.  This rifle displays heavy operation wear. The screw heads are sharp and the pins are unmarred. The markings are clear. Overall, this rifle rates in about 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.

Our Assessment: The Sig Arms 556, introduced by SIG Sauer in the mid-2000s, merges the esteemed design elements of the Swiss SIG SG 550 series with adaptations suited to the American market, chambered for the versatile 5.56 NATO cartridge. This semi-automatic rifle features a reliable gas-operated and rotating bolt system. Designed for adaptability, it comes equipped with a Picatinny rail for easy optics and accessory mounting, alongside adjustable iron sights for traditional aiming preferences. Intuitively placed controls enhance the shooting experience, making the SIG 556 a standout choice for a wide range of applications, from law enforcement and military use to civilian sporting activities, embodying SIG Sauer’s commitment to quality, innovation, and versatility in firearm design. This rifle has been “well loved” and is sure to have many more range days ahead of it.  Please see our photos and good luck on your bid! L.S.

SIG Arms SIG556 5.56 NATO 16”"Semi-Auto Short Stroke AR Rifle w/ Mag
SIG Arms SIG556 5.56 NATO 16””Semi-Auto Short Stroke AR Rifle w/ Mag