Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 1480: World War II U.S. IBM M1 Carbine

Auction Date: August 27, 2022

Outstanding World War II U.S. IBM M1 Semi-Automatic Carbine

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $3,500 - $5,500

Outstanding World War II U.S. IBM M1 Semi-Automatic Carbine

Manufacturer: IBM
Model: M1 Carbine
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 30 Carbine
Barrel: 18 inch round
Finish: parkerized/blue
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 399
Item Interest: Very Active
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 343
Class: Antique

Undated IBM barrel, "PO B" marked blade front sight, "GE-Q" and "S" marked two position flip-up rear peep sight, standard IBM marking on the receiver heel, "AOB" and "H" marked bolt, "B EB" stamped and brazed trigger housing, "AM B" hammer, "EPB" push button safety and magazine catch. High wood pistol grip stock with "LW-B" marked in the sling inlet, "crossed cannons" ordnance cartouche on the right of the buttstock, and "LW-B" two-rivet handguard. Includes a Carbine Club data sheet. Includes a properly coded OIB magazine. Provenance: The Ron Bucholtz Collection

Rating Definition:

Excellent plus, as issued, retains 98% original parkerized finish. 90% original blue finish remains on the bolt. Stock is also excellent plus with a few light handling marks and defined edges. Mechanically excellent.

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