Smith Enterprise U.S. Rifle 7.62MM M-14 National Match NM w/ Leupold Scope

SOLD FOR: $3725

WOA#: WY230113HP005

Make: Smith Enterprise

Model:  U.S. Rifle M-14 NM

Serial Number: 003002

Year of Manufacture: Modern

Caliber: .308 / 7.62×51 NATO

Action Type: Semi-Auto

Markings: The top of the receiver is marked, “U.S. RIFLE 7.62MM M-14 NM SMITH ENT.  003002”.  The right side of the front sight is marked, “NM 072”.  The right side of the barrel is marked, “HART 1X10X6GR.”.  The right side of the receiver is marked, “MESA. A4.”.  The left side of the scope mount is marked, “SADLAK INDUSTRIES LLC USA / M14 U.S. RIFLE”.  The scope is marked, “7.62mm 168gr.”.  The bottom of the scope is marked with a serial number and QR code.  The side of the scope has Leupold Logo.

Barrel Length: 24.75” inches with flash hider. 22” without.

Sights / Optics: The front sight is a National Match blade between two protective wings. The rear sight is a National Match NM/2A rear hooded aperture sight.  The receiver is mounted with a SADLAK INDUSTRIES picatinny scope mount with attached Leupold 7.62mm Scope.  The sight picture is clear and the reticle is crisp.

Stock Configuration & Condition: The stock is brown sand textured synthetic with high gloss.  The LOP measures 13 inches from the front of the trigger to the back of the buttplate. The buttstock features a hinged buttplate that revelases a trap door for storage compartment. There are no chips or cracks in the stock.   The stock rates in about Excellent overall condition. There is some finish loss on the buttplate and there is a scuff on the right side of the stock on the forend.  The receiver has an M14 Scope mount attached and is fitted with a Leupold 7.62mm Scope.  The barrel is a beautiful HART stainless steel barrel. The buttstock has a USGI M14 Stock Cheek Weld Pad.  The rifle also has a brown Nylon sling attached.

Magazine Quantity & Condition: 1 Springfield Factory 10rd magazine

Type of Finish:  Parkerized

Finish Originality: Factory Original

Bore Condition: The bore is bright and the rifling is clean and sharp. There is no notable erosion in the bore.

Overall Condition: This rifle retains about 98% of its metal finish. The balance of the finish shows light scratching on some of the metal parts.  The screw heads are sharp. The markings are clear. Overall, this rifle rates in about Excellent condition.

Mechanics: The action functions as intended. 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:  Total of one magazine, nylon sling (see Configuration), and attached Leupold Mark 4 3.5-10x40mm 7.62 Rifle Scope.

Our Assessment:  The Smith Enterprise U.S. Rifle M-14 is a variant of the M14 rifle, which was developed as a replacement for the M1 Garand in the late 1950s. The M14 was adopted by the US military in 1957 and saw extensive use in the Vietnam War.

Smith Enterprise, Inc. is a company that specializes in the customization and modification of military firearms. The company was founded by Ron Smith, a former US Marine and expert on the M14 rifle. Smith developed a number of improvements to the M14 design, including a specialized flash suppressor and gas cylinder lock, which improved the rifle’s accuracy and reliability.

The Smith Enterprise U.S. Rifle M-14 was developed in the 1980s and 1990s as a highly customized version of the M14. The rifle features a number of upgrades and modifications, including a modified gas system, a match-grade barrel, and a specialized stock. These modifications improved the rifle’s accuracy and reliability, making it a highly effective weapon for military and law enforcement applications.

The Smith Enterprise U.S. Rifle M-14 has been used by a number of US military and law enforcement units, including the US Navy SEALs and the US Border Patrol. The rifle has also been exported to a number of foreign militaries, including the armed forces of Israel and Canada.

Today, the Smith Enterprise U.S. Rifle M-14 is regarded as one of the most accurate and reliable versions of the M14 rifle, and is highly sought after by collectors and enthusiasts of military firearms.  Please see our specs below, photos, and good luck on your bid!

Smith Enterprise U.S. Rifle 7.62MM M-14 National Match NM w/ Leupold Scope
Smith Enterprise U.S. Rifle 7.62MM M-14 National Match NM w/ Leupold Scope