HRA M1 Garand 56148xx, made about 1955. HRA 1-55 barrel with a bright
bore. HRA stock with stars & eagle. No import marks. All parts are
described below and shown in pictures.
This rifle is in excellent used condition. From the condition of the
bolt face, op rod, gas port, and minimal finish wear in general, it is obvious
that this rifle has been fired very little, and has rarely even been
hand-cycled. It has been handled and moved around considerably, as the wood has
We test fired this M1 at 100 yards and got good results, see our video.
The gun has been disassembled, cleaned, and lubricated. Parts were
clean for photos, coated with oil and greased where appropriate when
Two M1 enbloc clips (no ammo) are included.
C & R eligible.**
HRA M1 sn 56148xx specs:
marked “6528291” on leg, heat lot “C”. Excellent condition, absolutely no
pitting, no scratches or gouges, no finish wear even at corners.
marked “HRA 6353448 1-55 RS55” in op rod slot, with “P” and punch mark, “M”,
and small stars and eagle. Chrome pads at gas port. Bore is bright as new. Crown
excellent, chamber in the white. External finish is in perfect condition, no
band: two piece flat top with roll pin
Gauge Measurements: Muzzle Wear (MW): <1, Throat Erosion (TE): <2
latch: square front type, unmarked
Op rod: marked “6535382 HRA”, excellent
condition, slight finish wear on handle tip and at contact points, no pitting. Op
rod and bolt cycle freely by tilting when everything is assembled except main
spring and hammer (Garands with binding or rubbing op rods tend to have feeding
and/or ejecting problems).
catch: HRA/SA/IHC type, unmarked
guide: stamped with notch, unmarked
late type, unmarked
arm: no bevel, unmarked
rod: long fork, riveted, unmarked
marked “658287 HRA .U.”
pin: half round, no chrome tip, unmarked
knob: marked “HRA”
knob: marked “HRA-W”
sight base: late SA/HRA type, unmarked
sight aperture: SA/HRA type, double track
housing: marked “6528290-HRA N”. Small
pad, cloverleaf hole, no pitting
guard: stamped with stamped hook
late type, no extra hole
marked “HRA 5546008”
spring plunger: postwar type, no wings
round top, marked “HRA”
cylinder: wide sight platform, flat on top of rear ring. Gas cylinder group
finish is excellent
sight: 0.70 wide, unmarked
cylinder lock: postwar high hump type, unmarked
lock screw: cross slot poppet valve type, marked “HRA” and “O”
walnut, clearly HRA from thickness at pistol grip and the “horseshoe”. Circled
“P” on pistol grip, stars and eagle (DAS) on left side, both markings very
sharp. No cracks, has dings from handling, none severe, nice appearance.
round plunger type, VG condition with finish wear
ferrule: no hole
walnut, handling marks, good match to stock. Front HG ferrule has full
**Firearms marked “C & R eligible” can be shipped directly to holders of valid Curio and Relics FFLs. Non licensed individuals may purchase these guns but they must be shipped to an FFL dealer. More information available in our How to Buy Guide.