SOLD FOR: $2,100.00
Make: Springfield Armory
Model: M1A Super Match
Serial Number: 250889
Year of Manufacture: Sept. 2010 (confirmed with Springfield)
Caliber: .308 Winchester (7.62x51mm, 7.62 NATO)
Action Type: Gas Operated Semi Automatic, Magazine Fed
Markings: The rear of the receiver is marked “US RIFLE M1A / SPRINGFIELD / ARMORY / 250889”. The top of the bolt is marked “7790186-SA / F00213” and the bottom is marked “T1” with “0889” hand-scribed. The right side of the front sight assembly is marked “NM 062”, the top of the rear sight aperture is marked “595”. The top of the barrel at the front is marked “SM 308 SS”, the right under the op rod is marked “SPRINGFIELD INC. GENESEO, IL”.
Barrel Length: Approximately 22 inches; 25 inches to the end of the removable muzzle break.
Sights / Optics: The National Match front sight is a bladed post set between 2 protective ears. The rear sight is a hooded 0.0595″ aperture adjustable for windage and elevation in 1/2 MOA increments. The left of the receiver has provision for mounting a scope with a stripper-clip guide installed in a dovetail on the top of the receiver between the rear sight and ejection port.
Stock Configuration & Condition: The stock is an over-sized walnut with pistol gripk, straight comb, flip-up checkered steel buttplate with trapdoor storage compartment underneath and sling swivels front and rear. The stock has no notable wear or damage, only light handling marks. There are no chips or cracks. The LOP measures 13 1/8″ to the back of the flip-up buttplate, 13″ to the back of the plate underneath.
Type of Finish: Parkerized & Stainless Steel
Finish Originality: Original
Bore Condition: The bore is bright. The rifling is sharp & deep. There is no erosion.
Overall Condition: This rifle retains about 99% of its metal finish. There is no notable wear or damage, only light handling marks. The screw heads are intact. The markings are clear. Overall, this rifle rates in Excellent 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 single 10-round magazine and a red plastic chamber flag. The magazine has very faint operational wear with intact feed lips and a strong spring in about Fine-Excellent condition.
Our Assessment: From Springfield’s website: “If domination on the firing line is what you’re after, the M1A™ Super Match from Springfield Armory® is the tool you need. The Super Match is the culmination of unsurpassed workmanship and all the best competition-legal features you can pack into a match rifle. The rear-lugged action of the Super Match is masterfully glass bedded into an oversized stock. At the core of the Super Match’s unparalleled performance is the heavy match Douglas barrel. These oversized match barrels are the heaviest possible match-legal barrels that can fit in the M1A™, and they feature a 1 in 10 twist that gives optimal performance for the .308 match bullets we recommend. The Super Match also features a National Match recoil spring guide and a match-tuned gas cylinder. Add the match tuned 4.5 – 5lb two-stage trigger, .0595” hooded rear aperture (½ MOA adjustable) and .062” front sight, and the resultant rifle will blow away the competition with its precision and accuracy. If you’re ready to take your match performance to the highest possible levels, then you’re ready to dominate with the M1A™ Super Match.” We couldn’t have said it better ourselves. This is one of the finest M1A pattern rifles made and is in Excellent condition with little sign of use, only light handling marks. If you’re still a fan of walnut and steel, this is a wonderful rifle to add to the collection. Please see our photos and good luck!
CA Legal or CA Private Party Transferable: This rifle can be transferred/sold in California.