Lot #3686
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Lot 3687: U.S. IBM M1 Carbine

Auction Location: Rock Island, IL

Auction Date: May 5, 2019

Lot 3687: U.S. IBM M1 Carbine

Auction Location: Rock Island, IL

Auction Date: May 5, 2019

Estimated Price: $2,500 - $3,750
Price Realized:

World War II U.S. International Business Machine M1 Semi-Automatic Carbine with Extra Magazines, Magazine Pouch

Manufacturer: IBM
Model: M1 Carbine
Type: Carbine
Gauge: 30 M1 Carbine
Barrel: 18 inch round
Finish: parkerized
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 1696
Item Interest: Very Active
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 280
Class: Curio & Relic Long Gun
Description:

"SI B" blade front and "IN-B" marked two-leaf rear sights, with a "9 43" (double-struck) dated IBM barrel, Type I barrel band, "AOB" marked blue flat top bolt and operating rod, "BE-B" marked stamped trigger guard, "GMB" marked hammer, unmarked button safety and an "EP-B" magazine catch. High-wood stock ("JLB" marked), with a "JLB" marked 2-rivet handguard, green canvas sling, "D.M. SHOW CO./1943" magazine pouch, and a checkered buttplate. With two extra "SY-B" marked magazines, gas piston wrench and a cut-out American Rifleman article (June, 2007) on post-WWII Carbine use.

Rating Definition:

Excellent, with 95% plus original parkerized finish, showing some mild edge wear, spotting and handling marks overall. The stock is very good, with some dents. The button snap has been removed from the back of the magazine pouch, which is otherwise good. Mechanically excellent.



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