By continuing to use our website, you agree to the changes. The upper portion of the mount mates with the dovetail on the top of the lower portion. The bore is in great shape, the markings are crisp and the parkerized metal looks great set in the refinished wood. The book also describes and tells how to identify the real sniper versions of the M1 Garand, also the match target versions. Enter the part you have installed on your rifle. This one still has a strong bright bore that should shoot nice groups. The receiver shows thinning on the leading edges of the metal as well as some discoloration.
But it is often difficult if not impossible to tell whether a Garand has been reassembled with parts from another gun. After Congress approved the reimportation of certain military rifles for collecting purposes in 1986, it is estimated that nearly half a million of the 1. As for prices of original Garands, at a recent gunshow in Ventura, Calif. It was here that he was tasked with coming up with a practical semiautomatic battle rifle. The interior of the case has foam pieces that are mostly intact. There is a small amount of light frosting at the muzzle. These marks have been oiled over.
Người dân miền Nam thường gọi loài súng này là súng trường M1 Ga-răng phiên âm theo tiếng pháp. The rear sight is a fully adjustable aperture set between protective wings. We have not fired this rifle. It overlays a faded inspection stamp. Korean War as the M1D. If you would prefer to not have your item disassembled, please let us know as soon as you win the bid.
The collector attempting to restore an M1 Garand to original, as-manufactured condition must first determine when his rifle was manufactured, then which part or parts need replacing. Overall, this rifle rates in about Fine — Excellent condition. It has a strong bore, nice finish and looks great. The three piece stock has a pistol grip, metal nose caps, 2 sling loops, a stacking loop and a metal buttplate with a hinged door for storage in the butt. There are many good books available that will help you identify what parts you have. Mechanics: The action functions correctly. If you have the part that is correct for your gun in inventory be it another rifle or spare parts box it will show up in this column.
Successful Bidder Instructions: You will be invoiced by the morning following the sale. The most famous of all American battle rifles, the M1 Garand is described on a part-by-part basis, by serial number range and manufacturer in text and chart form. When the lever is flicked forward by the back of the trigger finger, the gun is ready to fire. Very minimal writing or notations in margins not affecting the text. The scope has an integral sliding sun shade on the front of the tube and a rubber eyepiece on the rear. Parts were swapped and stocks were changed with no thought that these firearms would one day become collectible.
No returns are accepted on layaway items and the item will be considered abandoned after 60 days. The scope is attaches to the rifle with a two piece hinged mount. Serial numbers 80,000 to end of production, so any time after October 1940. The screw heads show some use. The form and various production variations of each component are described and illustrated. Due to the protection of the cells you will not be able to change the information contained in the data columns. You could shoot an M1 Garand in inclement weather, and it was easy to clean and strip if it got muddy or dirty.
But the M1 Garand had undergone a such continuous process of improvement and upgrading that by the end of production in 1955, hardly a single part remained as it had originally been designed. However, the M1 continued to be used in large numbers until 1963 and to a lesser degree until 1966. Muzzle Wear: 1, Throat Erosion: 1. Estimate based on delivery records. We have had problems with rough carrier handling breaking the stocks at the wrist, and since we have begun to disassemble, we have not had any breakage.
Hefting some 9½ pounds, it was nonetheless well balanced and easy to manage. Their book contains an appendix based on data from a series of books by Scott Duff, and that was used for the date references. Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading. It was easily taken off by a simple flick of the back of the trigger finger as shown. But the M1 Garand had undergone a such continuous process of improvement and upgrading that by the end of production in 1955, hardly a single part remained as it had originally been designed. All Auctions are conducted in Pacific Time. The answer is, it all depends on the individual.
The lower portion of the scope mount is attached to the left side of the receiver by three screws and two pins. They were secured to their dovetail on the barrel with a beefy sight screw. There are tools stored in the buttstock. Overall, this rifle rates in about Fine to Excellent condition, as refinished. Fortunately, every part of the M1 Garand carries at least one clue to its manufacturer and the date when it was made. Barrel Date: March, 1956 Caliber:.