Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 4527: U.S. Springfield Armory M1 Garand Mk 2 Mod 1 Trophy Rifle

Auction Date: June 24, 2022

U.S. Springfield Armory M1 Garand Mark 2 Mod 1 Semi-Automatic Rifle, Secretary of the Navy Trophy Rifle with Box and Papers

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $1,200 - $1,600

U.S. Springfield Armory M1 Garand Mark 2 Mod 1 Semi-Automatic Rifle, Secretary of the Navy Trophy Rifle with Box and Papers

Manufacturer: Springfield Armory U.S.
Model: M1-Garand
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 7.62 Nato
Barrel: 24 inch round
Finish: parkerized
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 341
Item Interest: Very Active
Serial Number:
Class: Curio & Relic Long Gun
Bore Condition: Bright - Shows little or no wear
Rating:

NE - GOOD- in working condition, wear on working surfaces, finish 40% - 79%, no broken parts, no corrosion or pitting that will interfere with proper functioning, but may have some minor surface pitting. Wood condition commensurable with percent of finish with dings and dents associated with 40% - 79% gun.

PRF - PROFESSIONALLY REFINISHED OR RESTORED

WW - WOOD IS WORSE FOR THE PERCENT FINISH RATING GIVEN

Description:

Manufactured in August of 1943. With "AMF -P- 7.62 NATO" and "SA SPL 12 65" marked barrel, shipping box from Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Crane in Indiana, papers, and canvas sling. The papers include a Scott Duff invoice and NWSC Crane shipping form identifying the rifle by serial number as a U.S. Navy Mark 2 Mod 1 7.62mm rifle designated as a Secretary of the Navy Trophy Rifle, pulled from normal inventory to be given as a shooting competition award. A hand-written note on the Crane papers identifies the recipient as Commander James Adell, USNR, Navy Marksmanship Team member and noted verifier of Navy trophy rifles.

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