Mid 1950s production M1 Garand, manufactured by H&R
Arms, serial number 5508xxx. Barrel is HRA, dated September 1954 with a bright
bore. Very nice looking HRA stock. No import marks.
This M1 rifle is in excellent used condition. All marked metal parts are HRA, all are
described below and shown in photos.
The Garand has been disassembled, cleaned, lubricated, and
test fired. Parts were clean for photos, coated with oil and greased where
appropriate when reassembled.
Sling noted below and two M1 enbloc clips (no ammo) are included.
Receiver: marked 6528291 on leg, heat lot L. Marked
on top with serial number and U.S. RIFLE CAL. 30 M1 H. & R. ARMS CO. Original
finish, shows some finish wear on legs, no pitting.
Barrel: marked HRA 6535448 9-54 RS38, with proof
marks. Shiny bore with strong riflings. Chrome pads at gas port, chamber in the
Barrel Gauge Measurements: Muzzle Wear:2, Throat Erosion:
Clip latch: square front type, unmarked
Op rod: marked 6535382 HRA
Op rod catch: unmarked
Bullet guide: stamped with notch
Follower arm: no bevel, unmarked
Follower rod: long fork, riveted, unmarked
Bolt: marked 6528287 HRA U
Front sight: .700 wide
Sight knobs: elevation marked HRA, windage marked DRC
Trigger housing: marked 6528290-HRA N
Hammer: marked HRA 5546008
Gas cylinder: wide sight platform, unmarked on
bayonet lug, flat on top of rear ring
Gas cylinder lock: unmarked
Gas cylinder screw: cross slot, marked HRA and O
Stock: HRA, with stars & eagle stamp and circle
“P”. Excellent condition with just a few dings, no cracks.
Handguards: walnut, nice match to stock
Sling: web, used, very good condition, stamped MRT 1/64 on metal