"5-44" dated Inland barrel, Type III barrel band with bayonet lug, "SI U" blade front sight, "H.I." adjustable rear sight, "A.I." blued flat top bolt, milled "INLAND" trigger housing, flip safety, "HI" hammer and "PI" operating rod. The main stock body is of the low wood configuration with a boxed "RIA/EB" Rock Island Arsenal rebuild cartouche, "IO" marked on the bottom surface of the grip, "RSG" two-rivet handguard, leather cheekpad with steel rivets, and swiveling spring-loaded buttplate with proper casting marks. Includes an M3 flash hider, olive drab green canvas U.S. sleeve, "U.S.M.C." and "BOYT/-43-" marked reproduction tan canvas sling, oiler, tan canvas U.S. double magazine pouch and two new old stock magazines with rubber sealers (stuck on). No magazine currently fitted in the gun.
Very fine, retains 90% arsenal refurbished parkerized finish with some light cycling wear and some scattered patches of light pitting and surface corrosion mostly concentrated on the wire stock. 60% original blue finish remains on the bolt. Stock is also very fine as lightly sanded and re-oiled with crisp markings, some light handling marks, a small crack ahead of the left corner of the recoil shield and mostly defined edges. Mechanically excellent. Included jump sleeve, magazine pouch and magazines are all fine.
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