SOLD FOR: $1600
Make: Springfield Armory
Model: M1 Garand
Serial Number: 234332
Year of Manufacture: May, 1941 (page 185 of Joe Poyer’s M1 GARAND 1936 to 1957, 6th Edition). No Barrel Date
Caliber: .30-06 Springfield
Action Type: Semi Auto, En Bloc Clip Fed
Markings: There is no import mark.
Receiver: “U.S. RIFLE / CAL. .30 M1 / SPRINGFIELD / ARMORY / 234332”
Trigger Group: “D28290-12-SA”- A Springfield part (page 90 of Joe Poyer’s M1 GARAND 1936 to 1957, 6th Edition).
Hammer: “C46008-3 SA”– A Springfield part (page 98).
Safety: “C46015-6SA” – A Springfield part. (page 103).
Follower: “12”– A Springfield part (page 83).
Receiver Leg: “E P 9 H” and “D 28291-3 SA” – Correct for the Springfield serial number (page 29).
Op Rod: “D35382 9 SA” – A Springfield part (page 71).
Barrel: No visible markings.
Bolt: “D28287-SA / A15” – A Springfield part (page 53).
The stock and sights are described below.
Barrel Length: Approximately 24 Inches
Sights / Optics: The front sight is a blade set between two protective wings. The rear sight is a fully adjustable aperture sight set between two protective wings. The windage knob is marked “LEFT arrow” twice. The elevation knob is marked from “2-12” in increments of two and “WC E” on the edge.
Stock Configuration & Condition: The laminate stock is stained in varying shades of grey. It has a pistol grip, metal nose caps, stacking loop, two sling loops and a metal buttplate with hinged door for storage in the butt. The refinished buttplate has surface erosion showing through the finish. The stock shows a few small scrapes & light scratches. The LOP measures 13 inches from the front of the trigger to the back of the buttplate. The stock rates in about Fine Plus overall condition.
Type of Finish: Parkerized
Finish Originality: Refinished
Bore Condition: The bore is brightan the rifling is deep. There is no erosion. The bore shows an M.E. of 2.3. The throat shows a T.E. of 2.5.
Overall Condition: This rifle retains about 97% of its metal finish as refinished. Surface erosion shows through the finish on the bottom of the receiver. The metal shows scuffs, light scrapes & a few small scratches. The rear of the receiver shows discoloration. The right side of the receiver shows light thinning from cycling. The markings are well defined. Overall, this rifle rates in about Fine condition as refinished.
Mechanics: The action functions correctly. We did not fire this rifle. As with all used firearms, a thorough cleaning may be necessary to meet your maintenance requirements.
Box, Paperwork & Accessories: The rifle comes with a Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) Certificate. It lists the rifle’s serial number and lists the model as “M1 Garand Rec”. It shows several light creases and areas of light soiling. Overall certificate is in about Very Good Plus condition.
Our Assessment: This M1 Garand was originally made back in 1941. It was eventually stripped down and sold by the Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) as a receiver. It has been rebuilt and looks great. The bore is bright and action sits in a beautiful laminate stock. This is a Nice looking rifle that should do well out at the range. The rifle comes with a CMP certificate.