M1 Garand with custom black textured wood stock. This M1
has a Springfield Armory WW2 era receiver, serial number 17645xx dates to July
1943. Barrel is Springfield dated October 1949 with a good bore. No import marks.
Marked parts are Springfield, although some are postwar. All parts are
described below and shown in pictures.
This M1 is in very good used condition. The rifle has been
disassembled, cleaned, lubricated, and test fired. Parts were clean for photos,
coated with oil and greased where appropriate when reassembled.
Repro sling and two M1 enbloc clips (no ammo) are
C & R Eligible**
M1 sn 17645xx Specs:
marked “D 28291 29” on leg, heat lot 046C <>. VG condition, not original
finish. Minor pitting on the horizontal surface that contacts wood, see photos.
This is under the parkerizing, and will not get worse.
Barrel: marked “S-A-10-49,
“D 35448-37-A-121A” on top, with small stars and eagle stamp. Bore is bright, exc
crown and rifling.
Measurements: Muzzle Wear (MW): 1, Throat Erosion (TE): 2 1/2
Clip latch: late
square front type.
Op rod: flat
side, marked “D35382 9 SA”, modified. Good working condition, some pitting at
Op rod catch: late
Bullet guide: stamped
type, marked “11”
Follower arm: no
long fork, riveted
Bolt: marked “D28287-12SA
Sight knobs: elevation
“NHC”, windage “DRC”
Rear sight cover:
late type with ribs
Rear sight aperture:
marked “D28290-2 SA”. Excellent
Trigger guard: milled
type, no extra hole
plunger: WWII type with wings
top, marked “46015-9SA”
Gas cylinder: narrow
sight platform, flat on top of rear ring marked “H”. Gas cylinder group has
been refinished. The gas cylinder/barrel fit has been tightened to maximize
Front sight: 0.63
Gas cylinder lock:
postwar “high hump” type, unmarked
Gas cylinder screw:
cross slot, poppet valve type, marked “NHC IHC”
handguards: GI, birch, walnut veneer added in trigger group area to improve
lockup. Sealed inside and out with polyurethane, textured with black truck bed
liner, with several coats of clear polyurethane over that. Just enough texture
to provide extra grip, but not rough.
**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.