Vietnam era AR-15

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I've been offered one with ammo for a predetermined price. I'm sure it's the triangle foregrip and the carry handle non removable. Anybody know what to look for? Anybody know values?
 
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if its actual Vietnam era then it first should be a Colt Sp1 large front pivot pin slab side or A1 receiver skinny 1/12 barrel slab side lower receiver

A1 stock A1 hangaurds, flat delta ring , A1 grip , colt markings "C" on barrel receiver carrier bolt marked MP or MPC
 
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Realistically: $900-1500 depending on condition and serial # range.

But all of the "panic pricing" BS will probably move that higher....:(

"Pre-ban" means NOTHING in this state, FWIW, don't let a buyer make you think it puts a premium on a rifle.

OTOH, being a Colt SP1, would mean that it is generally worth more than the "average" AR15.
 
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depending on the shape, they can go for $1,2000.00 or better. I have one and kept the old upper, but I built a later upper for it. The early ones did not have a forward assist either. :s0155:
 
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You can with an adapter pin. They are available from Bushmaster and Brownells.

It would look kinda funny though. The SP1s are slick-sided.
Naw they don't look funny at all but the colors won't match as all new stuff is black and older colt and eagle stuff are gray unless your handy at refinishing or find a rare colt gray flat top off a 6700 or early tactical carbine or extreemly rare original factory gray m4
 
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Yup, 4 digit. And it probably has less than 100 rounds through it.

We also had a SN 4xxx, ex-Vietnam, full-auto registered "Colt Armalite AR15" in the family, but my dad sold it before he died. :-(
 

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