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Early Winchester M1 Carbine
Maker: Winchester Model: M1 Carbine Caliber/Gauge: .30 Carbine
SN 1298165; this carbine falls within the first serial number block assigned to Winchester. Stock is a transitional high wood, oval cut with the sling well marked "W". Right side of the stock is marked "WRA/GHD: next to the crossed cannon. Handguard is an early 2 rivet version marked "W" on the bottom. Recoil plate marked "W" with "X" marked recoil plate screw. Barrel marked with "W" and '"WP" proofs. Front sight is the milled "thumbnail" Winchester with early flip rear sight marked "S" on the left lug. Type I barrel band is unmarked. Trigger housing is marked "W" with early "SW" marked push safety and unmarked and blued type II dogleg hammer. Sear is also marked "W". Buttplate is proper early Winchester with 6 lines on the top of the plate and 4 on the bottom. Bolt is early flat marked "W". Metal surfaces retain about 90-95% original parkerized or blued finishes. Stock is stamped "NAT SUCKMAN" on the left side with just a small chip missing just to the right of the recoil plate, otherwise solid showing only minor to light scattered scratches. Condition is very good plus with a very good bright, strong bore. Included is one 15 round "BW" marked type II magazine, oiler and proper WWII "C tab" sling. This is a fine Winchester in collector grade condition; you would be very fortunate if you could improve on this veteran . FFL or C&R
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Item # 18419 - Early Winchester M1 Carbine
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