Springfield Armory Debuts Limited-Edition M1A 50th Anniversary Rifle

Adam Scepaniak
by Adam Scepaniak

Springfield Armory has been the military arms maker for decades for the United States. The Springfield Armory that we know and love today saw its rebirth back in 1974 making this year their 50th Anniversary. With that being said, Springfield Armory is extremely excited to announce the unveiling of their Limited-Edition M1A 50th Anniversary rifle.

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The Springfield Armory Limited-Edition M1A 50th Anniversary rifle will come with its own Letter of Authenticity, a wooden crate that can also be utilized as a prize display case, and a flash hider that features an integral bayonet lug ready to accept the period correct M6 bayonet. The rest of the attributes you can come to expect with this rifle can be read below as presented by Springfield Armory:

  • Barrel: 22″ National Match Medium Weight, 6-Groove Carbon Steel, 1:11″ Twist
  • Front Sight: National Match 0.062″ Blade
  • Rear Sight: Match-Grade Non-Hooded 0.052″ Aperture, 1/2 MOA Adjustment for Windage & 1 MOA Adjustment for Elevation
  • Stock: Upgraded Walnut with Inlet 50th Anniversary Medallion
  • Trigger: 2-Stage, National Match Tuned
  • Muzzle Device: Flash Suppressor with Bayonet Lug
  • Magazines: (1) 10-Round
  • Weight: 9 Lb 8 Oz
  • Length: 44.33″

    M1A™ 50th Anniversary Rifle | MA9102-50th | MSRP: $2,499 | 706397977511

Geneseo, Illinois – May 17th, 2024 – Springfield Armory® is honored to announce the release of a special limited-edition rifle that celebrates half a century of crafting the iconic M1A™, a faithful semi-auto recreation of the legendary M14 rifle in .308 Win.

In recognition of its original launch in the year 1974, the M1A 50th Anniversary Rifle will be offered in a limited run of just 1,974 rifles. Included with the rifle is a hand-built display crate constructed of Eastern white pine. An OD Green cotton canvas sling, cleaning kit and M14 Army TM-9-1005-223-12 technical manual are included with the rifle. The rifle ships in a padded black zippered case.

In addition to all the above, each rifle also includes a signed certificate of authenticity with matching serial number and the personal signature of Springfield Armory’s CEO, Dennis Reese, affirming its status as a true collector’s item.

“The M1A rifle is easily one the most recognizable — and respected — offerings from Springfield Armory,” said Steve Kramer, Vice President of Marketing. “With this new limited-edition rifle, we are offering fans of the firearm a rare opportunity to own their own collectible part of its iconic history.”

For anyone who loves Springfield Armory or simply wants a gorgeous rifle to add to their collection, this is simply a no-brainer. With only 1,974 of these being produced, this will forever be a conversation piece and only rise in value (James Reeves would tell me to tell you, this is not investing advice and I am not your lawyer). As always, let us know all of your thoughts about the Springfield Armory Limited-Edition M1A 50th Anniversary rifle in the Comments below! We always appreciate your feedback.

Adam Scepaniak
Adam Scepaniak

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