Smith Enterprises M14

Discussion in 'NFA Firearms & Related Items' started by dartswinger, Dec 10, 2011.

  1. dartswinger

    dartswinger New Member

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    What's the story on Smith Enterprises' M14? I got one of these back in late '80s. It's true M14, not reweld or conversion, decent accuracy; flawless function in both modes. I've been trying to see what the current value might be and have surfed any auction site dealing in class 3 I could find. I find very few transferable M14s, some H&Rs and some M1a converted but I find no listing for the Smith Enterprises. I can find numerous of their semis. I did see a site that claimed there were very few of the selectfire versions in private hands. My SN is in the 130's.
  2. StoneChimney

    StoneChimney New Member

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    The Smith Enterprises guns show up, but only rarely. Real world estimate $20K-$25K. Here is what the switch should look like:

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    dartswinger New Member

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    Yep, that's what I have. Even the markings (what I can see, are the same, except the number of course). Are there only just a few out there?
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    StoneChimney New Member

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    Yes, very limited production of true M14 receivers prior to 1986.

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  5. Jim K

    Jim K New Member

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    That receiver heel is quite a bit longer than a GI M14, so I guess Smith made their own receivers. The selector and connector look like GI and probably are.

    Jim