Original U.S. Browning 1918A2 BAR Display Gun with All Original Parts – Browning Automatic Rifle
Original Item: Only One Available. Just purchased from a private collection, this is an Original G.I. Browning Automatic Rifle M1918A2 Parts set reassembled onto a BATF approved original demilled receiver complete with the with correct adjustable bipod, exceptional bakelite butt stock, flash hider, and live barrel together with a 20 round magazine!
This is a very fine display for the collector who might be contemplating one day constructing a semi auto or just to have as a genuine piece of U.S. Military history. BARs have become extremely hard to find today, as these are totally un-importable due to being American returned goods and the barrel ban.
History of the BAR- The Browning Automatic Rifle (BAR) was a family of United States automatic rifles and light machine guns used by the United States and numerous other countries during the 20th century. The primary variant of the BAR series was the M1918, chambered for the .30-06 Springfield rifle cartridge and designed by John Browning in 1917 for the U.S. Expeditionary Corps in Europe as a replacement for the French-made Chauchat and M1909 Benet-Mercie machine guns.
Final development of the M1918A2 was authorized on 30 June 1938, The FN-designed pistol grip and rate-reducer mechanism with two rates of automatic fire was shelved in favor of a rate-reducer mechanism designed by Springfield Armory,