Lot 2273: FORT ELLIS EXPERIMENTAL XR86 SEMI AUTO RIFLE.

Est: $1,000 - $2,000
$550 2 bids
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May 8, 2018, 10:00 AM EST
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Description: Cal. 5.56mm. S# 0001. Mfg. 3/15/1986 by Wilfred G. Ellis (1935-1994) w/ in 15 consecutive days of work at his home workshop dubbed "Fort Ellis". Wilfred was a career police officer of Abington, PA & master gunsmith who kept impeccable computer records. He restored & created numerous pieces. This particular rifle utilizes parts from M14, M16, AK47, Enfield & others. Notes state that it worked from first firing w/ first failure after 857 rds. due to separated case. All steel construction w/ left side mag. right side charging & bottom ejection. 11 5/8" Steel ventilated handguard surrounding M14 piston assembly. 22" Bbl. w/ addition of M60 flash hider. Standard early production M16 buttstock. AR15 bolt assembly w/ forward assist. AR15 buffer tube & spring. Steel lower receiver using AR15 components w/ added lever to sear allowing interaction w/ trigger designed for Model 1911 DA conversions retaining pivot & provision for transfer bar on right. M16 pistol grip w/out finger groove. Bolt assembly & buffer removed from left half of receiver. Cocking handle mfg. from base & AR15 trigger. Bbl. attachment uses AR15 nut. Receiver latches over non removable 1/4" pin at front of receiver; rear retained w/ spring loaded latch. Original finish to M14 block, balance has dark phosphate finish over light marks as constructed. Carry handle / Picatinny base supported by 2 oval posts; slanted rear. Mfg. w/out provision for iron sights. M14 piston drives rod pointed at rear that goes into bolt carrier key. Slotted rectangular tube on right side of receiver houses charging assembly. Mfg. w/out provision to retain bolt retracted. Originally sold from Ellis Estate in 1995 by James D. Julia, Inc. MAGS: 1 good Colt AR15 20 rd. mag. CONDITION: very good to excellent overall appearance w/ near excellent bore. PROVENANCE: The J.R. LaRue Collection. (18-638/NW). MODERN. $1,000-2,000.
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Shipping Terms: Auction House will ship, at Buyer's expense.
* Shipping cost: Whatever the cost is from the carrier. All ammunition firearms (including antiques) are shipped with adult signature required. Any item(s) shipped with a value of $1000.00 and up is shipped with signature required.
POLICIES:
* Shipping does not begin until the following Friday. This is a multiple day event that covers our preview, our auction and James D. Julia's Auction, because of this, shipping cannot start until both auctions are done.
* Multiple winning bids will be combined to save buyer money.
* We reserve the right to not ship an item if we feel an item is too fragile or bulky for us to handle.
* We are happy to assist you in your shipping needs but please understand that we will try to expedite your shipment when requested, but we make no guarantee that it can be completed in such a time frame as you may request or in the manner that you may request.
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SESSION 2- PREMIERE FIREARMS SALE!

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