The rifle was packed in a wooden crate with nine other rifles and shipped out via truck express the following day March 17 at 9:10 am en route to the Springfield Ordnance District receiving facility. Fired with proof round and checked for damage 3. It was also used by Wichester from 100,000 to about 165,000. During this period, there do not seem to be any pop culture influences toward the end of the previous period or the beginning of this one that would lead to a dramatic increase in purchasing. Please see M1 Field Grade description above. After excess compound was removed, the stock was stamped with the last four digits of the receiver serial number to prevent accidental interchange.
The lower stock has a flatter arch, and was used by Winchester from serial number 100,000 to about 165,000. The dispersion of vital military production facilities was deemed a very important consideration. The rear hand guard had the drawing number C46005. The number is very low. Stamps applied to stock already finished. There are 2 versions of this stamp: This square version with shorter lettering, and a rectangular version with taller lettering.
The other stamp used was the circle 'P' proof mark, without serifs. Even if it did, that rifle had probably been through at least one armory refurbishment. Hold the, I say, Hold the Phone! Why in the world would you buy a firearm that had the serial number filed down? Think about that: it changes the color of otherwise stainless steel. Barrel is welded to the receiver, firing pin hole is welded closed on bolt face. I am not sure, also met some dealers who deal solely with Garands, and they were either in regards to the numbering on the barrel.
Duckworth qualified with the rifle at Camp Beauregard but thought it was too heavy and recoiled too much and he much preferred his Marlin. There are a lot of Garand Rebuilders that will do the work , setting the barrel and Headspace being the most difficult part, the rest is installing the parts properly and re-assembling the rifle. I'm not even close to being qualified for that. Other stamps used on the stocks were the circled 'P' proof mark with serifs on the pistol grip, and the Ordnance Wheel with Crossed Cannons. However, it is possible to figure out when and where Garand parts were manufactured, at least within ranges of time.
Rockwell D 59 to D 67. But I would expect failed bolts to have been destroyed, the steel thrown back into the smelter for the next go-around during December 1944. Other stamps used on the stocks were the circled 'P' proof mark with serifs on the pistol grip, and the Ordnance Wheel with Crossed Cannons. So hopefully welding receiver shut should make it legal to own with altered 's. Some sellers of these stocks optimistically describe them as Winchester stocks, when they are not. Value would depend on the amount of other correct parts. That earlier steel composition table is: Carbon 0.
As mentioned before, this information can range from the mundane and relatively unimportant i. Griswold had to sleep on the couch for a few days until he wised up and sent her some flowers which got him out of the doghouse. It is also poorly designed. The rifles, including yours, arrived in California on June 1, 1951 where they were sent to the storage facility there after being logged in by Arsenal employee Selma Frump. Of course, another clue would be to check the fits and accuracy of the piece.
This server does not set cookies. In early 1959 the application of glass bedding to improve stock fit and accuracy came under study. You may have noticed that the other parts were all , with a light grey matte finish. This picture shows the first 2 shapes of stocks used by Springfield Armory and Winchester. The change was made to prevent the operating rod from rubbing on the stock.
Remember that the punch mark just means that it has been tested. It could be the natural ebb and flow of shared interest within the hobby. Could the relative comfort of gun owners kept the prices consistent or even artificially low? Army National Guard and U. Rebuilt gas traps, if done during war time and never rebuilt again, are worth a good amount. Anyway, if such a scenario could happen yea, right! The patent drawings for the gas trap and gas port are seen at left and right, respectively. At first blush, the M1 you describe fits that category. Rifle wear will be exhibited by worn and mixed colors of the finish; there may be some minor pitting on the metal parts; wood will be basically sound but may be well used with minor hairline cracks, poor fit, and many dings, scratches and gouges; wood may not match in color type of wood or condition.