Springfield Armory M1 Garand, serial number 1506xxx. Early
WWII receiver manufactured April 1943, barrel is 1955 Springfield. Walnut
stock. No import marks.
This M1 is in excellent used condition. Parts are mostly
Springfield, some postwar, all are described below and shown in pictures.
This Garand has been disassembled, cleaned, lubricated,
and test fired. Parts were clean for photos, coated with oil and greased where
appropriate when reassembled.
Two M1 enbloc clips (no ammo) and repro sling are
marked “D 28291 27” on leg, heat lot M6. Excellent condition, no pitting. Finish
is fairly good with some wear, not original.
Barrel: marked “SA
F6535448 5 55 MD 50” in op rod slot, with a couple “P” marks, “O”, “T”, punch, and
small stars and eagle stamp. Bore is bright like new, exc crown and rifling. Condition
of external finish and gas port shows very little firing since installed.
Measurements: Muzzle Wear: 3/4 Throat
Erosion: 2 (Want to learn more about these measurements? Read our Barrel Erosion Guide.)
Clip latch: WWII
Op rod: curved
side, marked “D35832 9 SA” – the “D3” is missing because the rod is
modified. VG condition, no pitting, some finish wear
Op rod catch: late
Bullet guide: stamped
type, marked “11”
Follower arm: no
long fork, riveted
Bolt: marked “6528287-SA
Sight knob markings:
both marked “WCE”
Rear sight cover:
late type with ribs
Rear sight aperture:
marked “D28290-14-SA”. No pitting, a
little finish wear
stamped with stamped hook
type, no extra hole
plunger: late type without wings
Gas cylinder: wide
sight platform, flat on top of rear ring. Gas cylinder group is refinished.
Front sight: 0.75
Gas cylinder lock:
postwar “high hump”
Gas cylinder screw:
cross slot, poppet valve type, marked “P” and “+”
handguards: Commercial, walnut, almost new condition, a few small handling marks