Dating m1 garand stocks
The popularity of the M1 Garand continues to grow as hundreds of new Garand “Fun” Matches are being held all across the USA each year.
Garand Manufacturers - SA (Springfield Armory), HRA (Harrington & Richardson Arms, IHC (International Harvester Co.), WRA (Winchester Repeating Arms) Rack Grade Rifles.The metal is worn, sometimes rusty, sometimes pitted - but it is there, and is functional and complete.Per the newly completed and signed Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the U. Army and the Civilian Marksmanship Program, M1 Garands will be limited to eight per calendar year, per customer.Most will show signs of service (often considerable) and replacement of various parts.They are seldom encountered with all original parts and original finish as delivered from the manufacturer.The CMP considers any item containing an M1 Garand receiver with a serial number to be an M1 Garand and will deduct from the eight M1 Garand rifle limit per year.In the past several years, the M1 Garand, regardless of condition, has become a very hot collectors’ item and sound financial investment.Each rifle is shipped with safety manual, one eight-round clip and chamber safety flag. IMPORTANT: If your State or locality requires you to first obtain a certificate, license, permit, or Firearms Owner ID card in order to possess or receive a rifle, you must enclose a photocopy of your certificate, license, permit, or card with the application for purchase.Orders are filled on a first-come first serve basis. If price has changed after an order has been received, customers will be notified before new prices are charged. Rifle shipments to NY and NJ must be made to a state licensed dealer.These rifles may have some foreign parts and wood may be Walnut, Birch, Beech or other variety. Bores will be generally good with only minor imperfections; the barrel crown may be nicked, and the muzzle may gauge more than “3” on muzzle gauge.The Throat Erosion will gauge less than 5 – well within US Army standards.