Late production Springfield Armory M1 Garand. Serial
number 5952645, dates to about 1956. SA 12-55 barrel with bright bore and excellent
gauge numbers. No import marks.
This rifle is in excellent used condition. The barrel and
receiver appear to have original finish, and are in nearly new condition. Stock
is new walnut.
The rifle has been disassembled, cleaned, lubricated, and
test fired. Parts were clean for photos, coated with oil and greased where
appropriate when reassembled.
Included: 2 M1 Enbloc Clips (no ammo) and new repro sling.
Receiver: marked “D 28291” on leg, heat lot 54875, no
pitting, original finish very good with a little wear at corners. Marked on top
with serial number and “U.S. RIFLE CAL. 30 M1 SPRINGFIELD ARMORY”.
Barrel: marked “SA F6535448 12 55 A225” with “P”, “M” and
punch mark and misc. letters in op rod slot. Very likely original to the
receiver. Bore, crown and rifling are excellent. Chrome pads at gas port,
chamber in the white.
Barrel Gauge Measurements: Muzzle Wear: 1/2 Throat Erosion:
Barrel band: two-piece flat top with roll pin
Clip latch: late square front type
Op rod: slant side Winchester, marked “35382W.R.A.”,
Op rod catch: late type, unmarked
Bullet guide: stamped without notch
Follower: late type, unmarked
Follower arm: no bevel
Follower rod: long fork, riveted
Bolt: marked “6528287-SA Y01”
Sight knobs: postwar T-105 type, elevation WCE, windage DRC
Rear sight cover: late type with ribs
Rear sight aperture: double track
Trigger housing: marked “D28290-12-SA”.
Trigger guard: milled SA WWII type
Trigger: late type, no extra hole
Hammer: marked “C46008-3 SA”
Hammer spring plunger: WWII type with wings
Gas cylinder: wide sight platform, flat on top of rear
ring. GC finish very good
Front sight: .65 wide
Gas cylinder lock: beveled front WWII type
Gas cylinder screw: cross slot poppet valve type, marked “P”
Stock and hanguards: walnut, new, very nice finish, new
Sling: new repro