Winchester M1 .30 Carbine WWII
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Winchester M1 .30 Carbine WWII

Price: $1,600.00
SOLD.
Item Number:FW01207

Mid WWII Winchester M1 .30 carbine.  Serial number 12106xx, from the first block of production. Winchester barrel with a bright bore.  Very desirable WRA high wood stock. Other major components are Winchester but some parts are mixed, all are described below and shown in pictures. No import marks.

This carbine is in very good used condition. The carbine has been disassembled, examined, cleaned, lubricated, and test fired, see our video.

Magazine, sling and oiler noted below are included, along with a reprint of the M1 Carbine Field Manual.

 

Winchester M1 Carbine sn 12106xx Specs:

 

Receiver: manufactured, Oct 1942-Dec 1943. Excellent condition, no pitting.

Rear sight: Adjustable, stamped, marked “I.R. CO. 7160060”

Barrel:  Winchester, one piece with integral gas piston, long skirt, marked “W”. Bore is bright and shiny. External finish excellent, no pitting. Muzzle Wear (MW):  1 1/2

Front sight: marked “N”, Inland

Bolt: flat, parkerized, marked “S 14”, Standard Products

Firing pin: marked “SG”, Saginaw Gear

Extractor: marked “W.I.”, Inland

Barrel band: late with bayonet lug, marked “SI”

Trigger housing: marked “W” on left side, no pitting. Also marked “H” near trigger guard

Safety: rotary, circled S

Operating slide: late type, marked “UN”, National Postal Meter

Hammer: marked “WMB”, IBM

Trigger:  marked “SN”, National Postal Meter

Sear: marked “W”

Magazine catch: 15 round type, “M CC”

Stock: walnut, oval cut high wood, correct for the serial number. Marked “W.R.A. G.H.D.” on right side with crossed cannons, a very sharp stamping. Also marked “W” in sling well. Although the carbine is of course a rebuild, there are no rebuild marks on the stock. No cracks, relatively few dings/scratches, very nice appearance.

Handguard: walnut, marked “S-HB”, 2 rivets, same condition as stock

Buttplate:  unmarked with square checkering pattern

Recoil plate: marked “W”

Magazine: marked “IW”

Sling: D-tip, used, may be of the period

Oiler: marked “IS”, used by most manufacturers

Also includes a reprint of the 1942 field service manual

 

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