Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 336: World War II U.S. Winchester M1 Carbine

Auction Date: August 26, 2022

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

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $5,000 - $7,500

Excellent 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
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 649
Item Interest: Very Active
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 293
Class: Curio & Relic Long Gun
Description:

Manufactured in 1944. Blade front and adjustable rear sight, undated Winchester "W" barrel, Type II barrel band, milled trigger guard marked "3" on the side, "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 oiler and olive drab green canvas sling. Absent magazine.

Rating Definition:

Excellent, retains 98% original parkerized finish with a few light scratches on the barrel, very light loss in the operating rod track and crisp markings in the metal overall. 97% original blue finish remains on the bolt. Stock is also excellent with attractive original raised grain and rich oil finish, some light handling marks, defined edges, and crisp stampings. Mechanically excellent.



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