SOLD FOR: $3430
Make: Springfield Armory
Model: M1A Super Match
Serial Number: 112033
Year of Manufacture: 1998
Caliber: .308 Winchester (7.62x51mm)
Action Type: Semi Auto Rifle Fed By Detachable Magazine
Barrel Length: 22” Threaded Barrel
Sights / Optics: There is no front sight. The rear sight is a fully adjustable hooded aperture attached to the receiver. There is a rail installed above the receiver (a Leupold scope is included, please read the accessories section).
Stock Configuration & Condition: The one piece oversized glass bedded smooth wood stock has a pistol grip, adjustable cheek riser, and rubber buttpad. The wood shows light handling and storage marks. There are a few scattered scratches and scuff marks. The LOP measures 13 ½” from the front of the trigger to the back of the buttpad. This stock rates in about Excellent overall condition.
Type of Finish: Parkerized
Finish Originality: Original
Bore Condition: The bore is bright and the rifling is well defined. There is no erosion in the bore. In this writer’s opinion and for the age, this bore rates a 9.5 out of 10.
Overall Condition: This rifle retains about 97% of its metal finish. The balance of the finish shows light wear from handling and storage. There are scattered scratches, scuff marks and nicks. The screw heads are sharp. The markings are clear. Overall, this rifle rates in about Very Good to Excellent condition.
Mechanics: The action functions Correctly. We did not fire this firearm. As with all used firearms, a thorough cleaning may be necessary to meet your maintenance requirements.
Box, Paperwork & Accessories: This rifle comes with its original cardboard box. Also included is a Leupold 51182 Vari-X III 3.5-10x40mm Long Range Scope, M3 Matte Multi Coat 4, Duplex. The scope comes with its original fox, scope rings, lens covers, and other parts. The glass is clear, the scope shows light wear, it is in Very Good condition. Also included is a 10 round magazine, flash hider with sights (attached to the flash hider is a protected fixed blade set between two ears), armorer’s tag, other paperwork and a Brownells Competitor Plus black leather sling.
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 Very Good to Excellent condition showing light use. This semi-automatic rifle includes its original box and comes with a leather sling, flash hider with sight, one 10 round magazine and a very nice Leupold scope. 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! Please see our photos, good luck and happy bidding!