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Inland US M1 .30 Carbine WWII
Inland DIvision General Motors M1 Carbine

Inland US M1 .30 Carbine WWII

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Price: $1,250.00
1942 Production
Item Number: FW01368
Availability: SOLD.

Early WWII production Inland US M1 .30 carbine, serial number 31785, manufactured April – Aug 1942. Inland barrel dated August 1942 with a bright bore. Other components are mixed manufacturers, all are described below and shown in photos. No import marks.

This M1 carbine is in excellent used condition. All metal except springs has been reparkerized. No parts were ever pitted, but the finish was very worn and provided no corrosion protection. Parts photos are after refinish and before assembly. After assembly and test, there will be some normal minor finish wear from moving parts.

The carbine has been test fired and works perfectly. 15 round magazine, sling and oiler are included, along with a  reprint of the military field service manual.

 

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Receiver: April – Aug 1942. No pitting.

Barrel: Inland, marked “INLAND MFG. DIV. GENERAL MOTORS 8-42” and proof mark “P”. Bore is bright and shiny, exterior and crown exc.

Front sight: marked “SI”, Inland

Rear sight: adjustable, milled, marked “PI”, Inland

Bolt: flat, marked “EM-Q”, Quality Hardware

Firing pin: marked “IN”, Inland

Extractor: late type flat lip, marked “SW”, Winchester

Barrel band: bayonet lug type, marked “SI”

Trigger housing: forged type, marked “SG” (Saginaw Gear). Marking is extremely light, hard to see even with a flashlight.

Trigger: marked “R.I.”, Inland

Safety: rotary

Operating slide: marked “Rock-Ola”

Hammer: straight, marked “W.I.”, Inland

Sear: marked “W”, Winchester

Magazine catch: 15-round type, “M

Stock: walnut, oval cut low wood, NOT M2 type. Sling well marking is hard to tell, we think it is “RSG”, which would be Irwin-Petersen/Saginaw Gear. Has uncircled “P” and painted “82” on pistol grip, “AAG” on left side (Augusta Arsenal rebuild mark). No cracks, far less than average dings/scratches, very nice appearance.

Handguard: walnut, four rivets, marked “IO”, Inland, same condition and appearance as stock

Buttplate: unmarked, square checkering pattern

Magazine: 15-round, parkerized, marked “(SP)”, Seymour Products, probably postwar replacement

Sling: new repro

Oiler: marked “IS”

 


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