International Harvester M1 Garand, serial number 50607xx, made about 1954. LMR 7-54 barrel with a very nice bore. Harvester stock with stars & eagle stamp and circle “P”. Major parts are IHC, all are described below and shown in photos. No import marks. The rifle has been disassembled, cleaned, lubricated, and test fired-watch our video.
Two M1 enbloc clips (no ammo) and sling noted below are included. Specs:Receiver: marked “D6528291-T” on leg. Exc condition, no pitting, Original finish with wear. Marked on top with serial number and “U.S. RIFLE CAL. 30 M1 INTERNATIONAL HARVESTER”.Barrel: marked “LMR D6535448 7 54 A35” and punch mark, with “M” and 2 “P” marks and a small stars and eagle stamp. Bore is bright, crown and rifling excellent. No external pitting. Chrome pads at gas port. Chamber is in the white – the ring around the chamber is a bit discolored but definitely not parkerized. The actual chamber is shiny and smooth.Barrel Gauge Measurements: MuzzleWear (MW): 2, Throat Erosion (TE): 3Op rod: marked “D-6535382 IHC”. Finish in VG condition with wear in contact areas, no pitting.Op rod catch: late type, marked “F”Bullet guide: stamped with notch, unmarkedFollower: late type, marked “11”Follower arm: no bevelFollower rod: long fork, rivetedBolt: marked “D6528287 IHC AS”Firing pin: half round, no chrome tipClip latch: late square front type, unmarkedRear sight base: marked “B” on bottomElevation knob: marked “IHC” with Weatherhead logoWindage knob: marked “IHC DRC”Rear sight cover: late type with ribsRear sight aperture: HRA/SA/IHC type, double trackTrigger housing: marked “D28290-12-SA”, no pitting, finish wearTrigger guard: stamped with stamped hook, unmarkedTrigger: late type, no extra hole, unmarkedHammer: marked “C46008-7 SA”Hammer spring plunger: postwar type, no wingsSafety: unmarkedGas cylinder: wide sight platform, flat on top of rear ring, punch mark on bayonet lug. Gas cylinder group finish is in VG condition. We do not know the manufacturer of theGCFront sight: 0.75 wideGas cylinder lock: beveled front WWII typeGas cylinder lock screw: cross slot, grenade launcher type, marked “HRA O”Stock: walnut, IHC. Has circled “P” on pistol grip, stars and eagle (DOD) stamp on left side (very light), and is marked inside “1545”, which we believe means June 15, 1955. Has characteristic IHC cut below the windage knob. Also stamped “34” behind receiver heel, and has painted marking “CO. C-151” on right side, which could be removed. No cracks, no repairs, some dents. Overall very nice appearance.Handguards: walnut, similar condition and appearance as stock.Buttplate: postwar round plunger type, good condition with finish wear.Stock ferrule: large hole typeSling: GI, used, marked “MRT” and we believe “MAY 1953”. This marking is very difficult to read, and we can’t be sure.