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Lot 3539: World War II U.S. Springfield M1 Garand Semi-Automatic Rifle

Auction Date: September 12, 2021

World War II U.S. Springfield M1 Garand Semi-Automatic Rifle with British Lend-Lease Proofs

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $2,250 - $3,500

World War II U.S. Springfield M1 Garand Semi-Automatic Rifle with British Lend-Lease Proofs

Manufacturer: Springfield Armory U.S.
Model: M1-Garand
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 30-06
Barrel: 24 inch round
Finish: parkerized
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 518
Item Interest: Active
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 284
Class: Curio & Relic Long Gun
Description:

Manufactured in February of 1942, just after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor and the formal entry of the U.S. into one of the most decisive conflicts the world has ever seen. Blade front and peep rear sights, with a protective cover on the set screw of the former and a set of early pattern adjustment drums ("BATTLE RANGE" windage and "LEFT/LEFT" elevation with closed arrows absent locking bar) on the latter. Fitted with a "SA 11-41" barrel with British lend-lease proofs, "SA" bolt, trigger guard, trigger housing, hammer, safety and uncut operating rod. The stock has no visible markings and a checkered steel buttplate.

Rating Definition:

Very fine, retains 95% plus of the original parkerized finish with some light edge wear and scattered light handling marks. The sanded and refinished wood is fine with no marking a few scattered dings and scruffs. Mechanically excellent.



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