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American Rifleman

international harvester m1 garand serial number lookup

In 1939 the original gas trap was replaced with a simpler and more reliable gas port system. Despite the production glitches and delays, International Harvester M1 rifles were as serviceable as those made by any other manufacturer. Their book contains an appendix based on data from a series of books by Scott Duff, and that was used for the date references. These fall into the 5,213,034 to 5,217,065 serial-number range. The stocks for these rifles sometimes did not have any cartouches on them.

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international harvester m1 garand serial number lookup

Rockwell C 35 to C 59 on locking lugs and rear end of bolt. Your bolt is late 1942 Springfield production. This was not viewed as a problem in the 1940s. Started at approximate serial number 2,500,000 through the end of production, so any time after December 1943. That earlier steel composition table is: Carbon 0. I thought it was Canadian rifle.

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International Harvestor Inc. Garand Info

international harvester m1 garand serial number lookup

I would pass in the Harvester especially since the guy sounds like he is dragging his feet on sending you more pics. Even after delivery began, serious problems and production delays continued. This apparent anomaly can be explained because, contrary to what many people may believe, most military arms, including M1 rifles, were not assembled in sequential serial-number order. I've all but closed the door on this deal unless he comes back with something much lower. Also can you describe the Metal finish color and tint? If you'd be willing to share your data, I'd be happy to add it. Springfield Armory annual reports, 1953-1964.

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International Harvester M1

international harvester m1 garand serial number lookup

Additional Garand sources were sought to supplement the efforts of Springfield Armory, and inquiries were made with a number of civilian manufacturers regarding potential M1 production. The stocks were made by the Overton Corp. Garand Info within the Steel and Wood forums, part of the Rifle Forum category; I have just acquired a M1 garand made by International Harvester. I don't like that, some people do. I haven't gotten any more photos from him. I do know you can send them back if you are unhappy for any reason.


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M1 Garand Born on Date

international harvester m1 garand serial number lookup

Is there any other place that I can go to try to verify the rifle and cost. You use of this website constitutes and manifests your acceptance of our , , , and awareness of the. The holes were plugged, and the receivers were used to assemble standard service rifles, circa 1952. The M1 Garand was the standard service rifle from 1936 through 1957. The circled 'P' went on the pistol grip halfway between the trigger guard and bottom.

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American Rifleman

international harvester m1 garand serial number lookup

The are currently out of service grades. Fired with proof round and checked for damage 3. I sent the rifle and new barrel down to Fort Benning Ga and had it rebarrelled by a retired Army armourer. Here's some info about what the parts should be stamped; You received good info about ammo. The indentation visible above the drawing number is a punch mark used to test the Rockwell Hardness during manufacturing quality control. This company was a well-regarded maker of various equipment items used in the transmission of electrical and telephone lines.

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Official IHC Serial Numbers thread

international harvester m1 garand serial number lookup

Eventually, engineers discovered that the jamming issue was caused by flawed spring tension setting specifications. Years ago may be 50 yrs several companies in Ca made and sold M1 Garands made from two demilled receiver halves. Like the M1D sniper rifle, it is usually not possible to ascertain if a particular M1 rifle is a genuine National Match rifle without accompanying government documentation. The pitting which you think is not bad and I think is horrible showing it is a matter of opinion is going to have a huge impact on value. Woody died in August 1944, his inspection stamps remained in the Stamp Racks until March of 1945.

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American Rifleman

international harvester m1 garand serial number lookup

Modified with composition as given above under M1903 rifle. The only positive way to verify a specimen is to have the orĀ­iginal documentation for the rifle. If not I'll have to try to load em from photobucket. Guys, can any one tell me whst is so attractive in the Garand? This explains some of the very low and very high serial numbers that are found. I will list the main stamps by manufacturer in sequence of use, plus other stamps put on.

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Official IHC Serial Numbers thread

international harvester m1 garand serial number lookup

I'm just planning on using it for shooting mostly, but I wouldn't mind it holding more value either. Not to say that I wouldn't look into getting the receiver and such refinished to make it look better. A 2 or 3 digit number was stamped on the front face of the stock. History of the M1 Garand This is a brief overview. Who would publish that type of book without an index? Springfield eventually corrected the metallurgy problems with the barrel blanks, and the use of Marlin-made barrels in new production Springfield M1 rifles was extremely short-lived.

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