Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 1471: World War II U.S. Winchester M1 Semi-Automatic Carbine

Auction Date: August 27, 2022

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

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

Manufacturer: Winchester
Model: M1 Carbine
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 30 Carbine
Barrel: 18 inch round
Finish: parkerized/blue
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 429
Item Interest: Very Active
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 341
Class: Curio & Relic Long Gun

Manufactured in 1944. Blade front and "H" in a shield marked adjustable rear sight, undated Winchester "W" barrel, Type II barrel band, "W" milled trigger housing, "EW" push button safety, "W" magazine catch, "W" hammer, "W" operating rod and "W" blued flat top bolt. Low wood stock, "W.R.A./G.H.D." and crossed cannons cartouches stamped on the right of the buttstock, and "W" two-rivet handguard. Includes olive drab green canvas sling, oiler and tan/olive drab green canvas U.S. muzzle cover. Provenance: The Mel Raucher Collection

Rating Definition:

Very fine, retains 97% original parkerized finish with 95% original blue finish on the bolt. Stock is fine as lightly sanded and refinished, with attractive wood grains, some light handling marks and crisp stampings. Mechanically excellent.

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