SOLD FOR: $1325
Make: Browning, Made by FN Belgium and Assembled in Portugal
Model: BAR Mk 3 DBM (Browning Automatic Rifle)
Serial Number: 100A172989
Year of Manufacture: 2017-Present
Caliber: .308 Win.
Action Type: Semi-Automatic Rifle Fed by Detachable Magazine
Markings: The left side of the barrel is marked “BROWNING ARMS COMPANY MORGAN UTAH & MONTREAL P.Q. / MADE IN BELGIUM-ASSEMBLED IN PORTUGAL BY BROWNING VIANA” and at the receiver with Belgian proof marks. The right side of the barrel is marked “BAR MK3 CALIBER .308 Win. ONLY / BROWNING S.A.”. The right of the receiver is marked “BAR MK3”. The left side of the receiver is marked with the serial number and “DESIGNED BY BROWNING / FN HERSTAL”. The bottom of the trigger guard is marked with a gold Buck Mark and the butt of the pistol grip has a molded Buck Mark.
Barrel Length: 18″ Hammer Forged Fluted
Sights / Optics: There is no provision for iron sights. The top of the receiver has integral rails for mounting a scope (none included).
Stock Configuration & Condition: The stocks are two-piece black composite with rubberized panels. The buttstock has a pistol grip, straight comb, sling stud in the forearm, a QD mount in the belly, and a soft Inflex buttpad. There are some rubs from handling and some scattered minor draglines. The LOP measures 14 1/4″ from the front of the trigger to the back of the buttpad. The pad shows light handling wear and a couple light scuffs. Overall, the stocks are in about Excellent condition.
Type of Finish: Matte Black with Alloy Receiver and Composite Trigger Guard & Floorplate.
Finish Originality: Original
Bore Condition: The bore is bright with sharp rifling. There is no erosion in the bore.
Overall Condition: This rifle retains about 98% of its metal finish. There are some minor marks that have thinned the finish on the edges of the barrel flutes. There’s faint thinning at the muzzle. There are some light rubs that have caused smooth spots. There are some light handling marks and light operational wear. The markings are clear. The pinheads are unmarred and the screw sockets are undamaged. Overall, this rifle is in about Excellent condition.
Mechanics: The action functions correctly. There is a cross-bolt safety behind the trigger and an ambidextrous magazine release. We did not fire this rifle. As with all used firearms, a thorough cleaning may be necessary to meet your maintenance standards.
Box, Paperwork & Accessories: This rifle comes in a hard black browning case with a single 10-round magazine, paperwork including a manual, and two sling swivels. The case shows light storage wear with no chips or cracks and it rates in about Excellent condition. The magazine shows very light operational wear and rates in about Excellent condition. The additional sling swivels are also in Excellent condition showing little signs of use.