Springfield Armory M1 Garand, serial number 59389xx, late 1950s production. This Garand has a Springfield 1963 barrel with a bright bore, and a new walnut stock. Small parts are of
mixed manufacture, all are detailed below and shown in pictures. No import
We test fired this M1 and it shoots great, running through
a full clip with no issues, ejecting the clip at the end.
The gun has been disassembled, cleaned and lubricated.
Parts were clean for photos, coated with oil and greased where appropriate when
Two M1 enbloc clips (no ammo) and a repro canvas sling are
marked “F 6528291” on leg, heat lot Z11A. Excellent condition, no pitting, has
Barrel: marked “SA
6535448 5 63 Y24” in op rod slot, with “P” “M”, and small stars and eagle stamp.
Bore is bright, very good crown and rifling. Chamber is in the white. Chrome
pads at gas port.
Readings: Muzzle Wear: 2, Throat Erosion: 2
Barrel band: two-piece
flat top with roll pin
Clip latch: late
square front type.
Op rod: curved
side, marked “D35382 3 SA”, modified. Has new piston, guide lug, and finish.
Op rod catch: late
Bullet guide: milled
Follower arm: no
long fork, riveted
Bolt: marked “D28287-12SA
Sight knobs: elevation
marked “SA”, windage “DRC”
Rear sight cover:
late type with ribs
Rear sight aperture:
marked “IHC D6528290”
Trigger guard: stamped
with stamped hook
type, no extra hole
Gas cylinder: wide
sight platform, flat on top of rear ring marked “S”, punch on bayonet lug. Gas
cylinder group finish is new.
Front sight: .71 wide
Gas cylinder lock:
late “high hump” type
Gas cylinder screw:
cross slot, poppet valve type marked “P” and “O”
handguards: walnut, commercial reproduction, new condition, may have a few
minor handling marks