Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 486: Late WWII U.S. Winchester M1 Carbine

Auction Date: May 14, 2021

World War II Production U.S. Winchester M1 Semi-Automatic Carbine

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $1,400 - $2,250

World War II Production U.S. Winchester M1 Semi-Automatic Carbine

Manufacturer: Winchester
Model: M1 Carbine
Type: Carbine
Gauge: 30 Carbine
Barrel: 18 inch round
Finish: parkerized
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 2137
Item Interest: Very Active
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 335
Class: Curio & Relic Long Gun
Description:

Manufactured in 1945. Blade front and adjustable rear sights, with a correctly undated "W"/"WP" marked Winchester barrel, "C" Type III barrel band with bayonet lug, "W" round bolt, "W" recoil plate, ""EW"" button safety, "W"/"M" magazine catch, "BW" 15-round magazine, "W" hammer, "W" sear, and "W" milled trigger guard assembly. The "W" (faintly stamped) stock is of low-wood configuration, oval oiler cut, 4-rivet "W" handguard, and checkered steel buttplate, with a green canvas sling and oiler.

Rating Definition:

Very fine, retaining 75% parkerized finish with some minor edge wear and light loss in the receiver track, light handling marks on the blue magazine, 70% finish on the bolt body. Wood is fine with only minor sling wear, faint handling marks and a crisp cartouche. Mechanically excellent.



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