Ban era milled Arsenal SA M-7 AK

Discussion in 'Appraisals - What's this worth?' started by pinkbunny, Jun 29, 2020.

  1. pinkbunny

    pinkbunny Senior Member Charter Life Member Supporting Member

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    Not sure how to price this thing. It's a ban era Arsenal SA M-7 in 7.62x39.

    It's a milled AK. Walnut stock, with recoil pad. Hogue pistol grip. Someone removed the rear sight and put on a peep sight, but it would be pretty easy to replace. Because it's ban era, it has a fixed muzzle brake.

    Any idea what I should price this at?

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    Case Mouth Happy to be here Benefactor

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    Ak market is so screwy right now, i would guess between 900 to 1200 since Sam7s are 1200+
     
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    Looks like it has the bottom tang? That's a plus in my book, lots of people cut them off so they can put on a ridiculous AR stock adapter.
     
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    I think the ~900 is a good estimate for the higher side for this unless you get lucky. At one time you could have gotten a premium for it in that a couple of the states where newer guns were banned you could still transfer in ban era guns, but I think most of them have since tightened that up to where even they are not welcome. Maybe try your luck with gunbroker, getting it pushed out nationwide will help with the price on this. Most guys into aks around here are gonna look at it and go, ok, gotta replace the buttplate, rear sight leaf, gas block, front sight block and get it threaded, how about $700?
     
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    pinkbunny Senior Member Charter Life Member Supporting Member

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    My thoughts exactly. Found the original stock set, but might as well just keep it as my pretty AK.
     
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    I actually think $900 would be a really good deal for someone considering stamped maks are going for that nowadays. Try $1100 and see how much attention you get...
     
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    I’m with Case
     
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    Same here. Very likely you can get $1,100.
     
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