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9/22/2017 12:11:25 AM
Posted: 8/12/2005 10:02:30 AM EDT
What would the value be of a pre-ban Colt AR-15 A2 Government model?

A friend is considering selling it and I have to give him an offer. I am not 100% sure of condition. Probably around 90%.

I was thinking it would be worth around $1000.

Thanks for the help in adavance.
Link Posted: 8/12/2005 10:13:06 AM EDT
I would be thinking more like $800.
Link Posted: 8/12/2005 10:24:21 AM EDT
Yes, around 750-800. I bought my Colt Match Target H-Bar AR-15A2 last year and mine was "$899".

750-800 would be a good price for it. Wish I had friends like that to buy off of :-)
Link Posted: 8/12/2005 10:42:43 AM EDT
Depends who you sell it to, it might be worth ALOT more to those in the ban states.
Link Posted: 8/12/2005 11:45:50 AM EDT
Those pre-ban HBARs are usually chrome-lined whereas new ones are not. Whether that's a plus or minus, I don't know - I prefer chrome.
Link Posted: 8/12/2005 12:01:31 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 8/12/2005 12:03:56 PM EDT by j3_]
I paid 1000 for the GS preban model I bought during the ban. I would not want to get rid of it for less just because it is still a preban for some locations and I really feel it was worth what I paid even if there had been no ban. The only rifle I have I like better is a preban Eagle Arms Gov. Model and I paid 1000 for it also. Both are 99% condition.

But if I was buying one I sure would try to get it for less if I could.
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