Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 289: World War II U.S. IBM M1 Carbine

Auction Date: August 26, 2022

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

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $3,000 - $4,500

Exceptional 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: 802
Item Interest: Active
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 272
Class: Curio & Relic Long Gun

Undated IBM barrel, "SI B" marked blade front sight, "FO B" and "S" marked two position flip-up rear peep sight, standard IBM marking on the receiver heel, "BE-B" stamped and brazed trigger housing, "EPB" push button safety, "PR-B" magazine catch, and "LU" magazine. High wood pistol grip stock with "JLB" marked in the sling inlet, "crossed cannons" ordnance cartouche on the right of the buttstock, and "LW-B" two-rivet handguard. Includes tan canvas sling, oiler, U.S. canvas double magazine pouch and two extra magazines.

Rating Definition:

Excellent, retains 98% original parkerized finish. 80% original blue finish remains on the bolt. Stock is very fine as lightly sanded and re-oiled with some light handling marks and a crisp cartouche. Mechanically excellent.

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