Guns Rare Transferable Colt R-75A Machine Gun Up For Sale Patrick Roberts February 11, 2018 Join the Conversation James D. Julia will be offering a super rare Colt R-75A machine gun that will be offered in their March 2018 auction. The Colt R-75A was an export model of the BAR that was produced in small numbers for the Dutch Army in 1924 that featured a quick change barrel system. Only 832 were produced according to a machine gun expert and all 832 were sold to Netherlands Purchasing Commission. The gun that is up for auction can be seen in the video below and is in wonderful condition given that it was produced in 1925– likely near the end of the Colt R-75A's production run. James D. Julia estimates that the machine gun will sell for approximately $70,000 – $100,000 in their March 2018 auction. The rare BAR holds the distinction of being the heaviest BAR variant produced at 21 pounds and is chambered in .30-06 as well as the second most rare in terms of production numbers. How many Colt R-75As could be on the machine gun registry? Probably less than a dozen based on my limited research. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YYTMMDy0fCk If you aren't familiar with the R-75A machine gun, Ian McCollum from Forgotten Weapons did a pretty solid video on a later variant that is very similar to the R-75A, the Colt Monitor. The Monitor is very similar to the R-75A with some additions that made it ideal for law enforcement like a Cutts compensator and a detent system on the selector lever. If you happen to have the means, or if you are a pleb like me that likes to window shop, check the Colt R-75A out on James D. Julia's site. Explore RECOILweb:RECOIL Issue #38Going Hot: Tamura BettieBushnell Elite Tactical 1-6.5x24mm With LaRue Tactical MountGiveaway: Win a Pair of SIG Sauer ZULU9 Binos NEXT STEP: Download Your Free Target Pack from RECOILFor years, RECOIL magazine has treated its readers to a full-size (sometimes full color!) shooting target tucked into each big issue. Now we've compiled over 50 of our most popular targets into this one digital PDF download. From handgun drills to AR-15 practice, these 50+ targets have you covered. Print off as many as you like (ammo not included). Get your pack of 50 Print-at-Home targets when you subscribe to the RECOIL email newsletter. We'll send you weekly updates on guns, gear, industry news, and special offers from leading manufacturers - your guide to the firearms lifestyle.You want this. Trust Us.