There were 10 main manufactures of the US GI wartime M1 carbine. Barrel is Rock-Ola made and dated to February of 1943. Period pictures of M1 carbines with the later adjustable sights are extremely rare, with most M1’s having their sights upgrade to the later adjustable model, post war. Joined: Jul 5, 2012 Messages: 1,558. JavaScript seems to be disabled in your browser. All WWII carbine slings have a horseshoe shaped metal tab. Just avoid the Universal brand M1. Exceedingly Rare Inland Dual Spring M1 Carbine 1 ot 2 Known pictured in "War Baby!" The M1 carbine (formally the United States Carbine, Caliber .30, M1) is a lightweight semi-automatic carbine that was a standard firearm for the U.S. military during World War II, the Korean War and well into the Vietnam War.The M1 carbine was produced in several variants and was widely used by not only the U.S. military, but by paramilitary and police forces around the world. The shape of the stock was also to change on type 3 stocks. The late production M1 carbines had a shaped “pot belly” stock. Later stocks had the more common oval shaped oiler recess. The rest were completed by Saginaw Gear. Every week we put items for sale starting at $1 ! A full parts list for this gun is included in the photos of the listing (NOTE: the handguard is RSG marked). Most M1 carbines will retain their collectibility and value even if they were made just after. The material was a light coloured khaki in the early war years and turned to a darker olive green later. Working Days/Hours:Office hours are by appointment only! Irwin-Pedersen produced and completed less than 4,000 rifles, which is less than 1/10th of 1 percent of total M1 production. The Inland Division of General Motors was the sole manufacturer of the M1A1. It should be noted, that all WWII production M1 carbine bolts were blued and not parkarized. The best and only way to ensure an item is yours is to purchase it directly off the site. Mosin Bubba Member. Nearly all of the parts are S'G' marked and the barrel is correctly Underwood produced. 7/10/20 - This is a rare Saginaw Gear (S'G' or S-Prime, G-Prime) M1 Carbine from early 1944. Page 1 of 2 1 2 Next > Jan 14, 2013 #1 . Full parts guide is included in the photos. We offer a 7 day inspection period and hassle free returns to ensure every customer is happy with whatever they buy from us. 8/14/20 - This is an M1 Carbine that was produced in 1943 by Irwin Pedersen, the rarest and most desired manufacturer of WW2 carbines. M1 Carbine Prices? For the best experience on our site, be sure to turn on Javascript in your browser. The safety on early M1 carbines, used a push button method. Models made by Universal Hialeah and Iver Johnson are post war commercial models. Through our YouTube channel, we strive to educate and share the stories behind the artifacts we sell. We buy and sell collectible firearms and militaria ranging from the Civil War to Desert Storm, specializing in WW1 & WW2. asdaven G&G Regular. We believe we sell living history, and honor the veterans who fought and died for our freedoms. 7 day inspection period on all website purchases. Get a heads up on all of our Sales, Promotions, and news updates (about 1 email per month). Early M1 carbines had what has become know as “high wood” stocks. Thanks for the help guys. For the best experience on our site, be sure to turn on Javascript in your browser. Visit our website for new treasures daily. Please call us or email us to set up a time to stop by. M1 carbine peep sight; M1 carbine peep sight; These were replaced towards the very end of the war by the adjustable sights (milled and stamped) and only by only some manufacturers. That is most determined by date of manufacture and serial number. The finish on this rifle is excellent, but it does appear it went through at least partial re-work due to the RIA proof on left side of stock. This one is in fantastic condition and appears almost entirely correct. Through our YouTube channel, we strive to educate and share the stories behind the artifacts we sell. These were replaced towards the very end of the war by the adjustable sights (milled and stamped) and only by only some manufacturers. Dont want a new reproduction ones, Id like an original one that was used in WWII. This band did not always secure the barrel to the stock. Very early stocks had what was known as an “I cut” recess. There are three types of barrel band for the M1 carbine. The sling recess is marked IR-IP and RSG. There are two basic differences in the M1 carbine handguard. Visit our website for new treasures daily. A full parts list for this gun is included in the photos of the listing (NOTE: the handguard is RSG marked). Low wood stocks were introduced in early 1944 by most manufactures. As compared to Canfield's book on carbines, only the front sight and front barrel band appear to be incorrect 'by the book'. The stock has been classified by collectors into 3 types:-, type 1 – early stocks with high wood and I-cut oiler recess type 2 – mid war stock with high wood and oval oiler.type 3 – late stock with low wood and oval oiler. Early M1 carbines had a flatter straight stock. This was intended for an oiler that was never adopted on the M1 carbine. Believe it indicates Camp Stanley in San Antonio. Springfield did manufacture M1 carbines starting in the mid 1990s and these carry an SCxxxx casting. The serial number was placed on the carbine receiver during the manufacturing process of the receiver, not when the carbine was finally assembled. Period pictures of M1 carbines with the later adjustable sights are extremely rare, with most M1’s having their sights upgrade to the later adjustable model, post war. M1 carbines made by Universal, normally have the ventilated hand guard and modified bolt. Legacy Collectibles strives to provide quality investment-grade military collectibles to an appreciative public. A U.S. model carbine used during WW2 or the Korean War would be the most collectible. Looking to buy an M1 Carbine. Skip to the beginning of the images gallery, FN Browning Pistols Expanded Second Edition, SOLD - Sauer M30 Luftwaffe Survival Drilling - Capture Papers, SOLD - 1939 Mauser Banner Police Luger Rig - 2 Matching Magazines, Signed - Limited Edition Broomhandle Pistol Book 1 of 100, SOLD - 1908 DWM "Bulgarian Contract" Luger Pistol, SOLD - Early Production "Gas Trap" Garand, M-1, SOLD - SS Contract SS PPK - K Under -Matching Magazine. Every week we put items for sale starting at $1 ! Our goal is to encourage collectors by providing honest descriptions, fair prices, and the best customer service. The best and only way to ensure an item is yours is to purchase it directly off the site. Irwin-Pedersen produced and completed less than 4,000 rifles, which is less than 1/10th of 1 percent of total M1 production. of Rare Pres., Exp. It's tough to narrow exact production numbers as many S'G' primes were also used in the Irwin-Pedersen assembly, but no more than roughly 2.5% of total WW2 M1 Carbine production was done at the Grand Rapids plant of Saginaw Gear. & Protoype M1 Carbines Remington-Rand 1911 A1 w/ Box & Issue Paper (Tom Clinton Coll) Rare Prototype H&R Carbine Cal. Please call us or email us to set up a time to stop by. There are many different components used on the wartime US M1 carbine. The type 2 band was fitted to some late war M1 carbines, around mid 1944. book (Tom Clinton Coll) Part of the Tom Clinton Coll. Lastly, a quick note on M1 carbine slings. The later four rivet handguard was introduced early 1945 by most manufacturers. Price was $450. The M1A1 was the standard M1 Carbine fitted with a side folding stock. 173 2. The Rock Ola you pictured is a rare M1 Carbine as Rock Ola delivered the fewest at about 228,500 rifles. Post WWII slings used a solid style tab. They were then one of the main armouries to overhaul M1 carbine production post war and any parts manufactured by Springfield carry an SA stamp. JavaScript seems to be disabled in your browser. The original WW2 produced rear L-type or ‘flip’ site had no adjustment for windage and had only two elavation settings of 100 or 300 yards. For the best experience on our site, be sure to turn on Javascript in your browser. This was then commonly retro-fitted to most M1 carbines. Legacy Collectibles strives to provide quality investment-grade military collectibles to an appreciative public. Click Here to view our Gunbroker page! Excellent bore. Without going into endless detail, here are some of the main things to look out for, between early and late production M1 carbines. Skip to the beginning of the images gallery, FN Browning Pistols Expanded Second Edition, SOLD - Sauer M30 Luftwaffe Survival Drilling - Capture Papers, SOLD - 1939 Mauser Banner Police Luger Rig - 2 Matching Magazines, Signed - Limited Edition Broomhandle Pistol Book 1 of 100, SOLD - 1908 DWM "Bulgarian Contract" Luger Pistol, SOLD - Early Production "Gas Trap" Garand, M-1, SOLD - SS Contract SS PPK - K Under -Matching Magazine. The right side of stock has faint SG proof. Springfield didn’t actually make WWII M1 carbines, but did take a large delivery of tooling and parts in 1944 as production slowed down. We believe we sell living history, and honor the veterans who fought and died for our freedoms. For the best experience on our site, be sure to turn on Javascript in your browser. This consisted of a narrow band retained by the band spring. 7 day inspection period on all website purchases. We buy and sell collectible firearms and militaria ranging from the Civil War to Desert Storm, specializing in WW1 & WW2. The type 1 was the model fitted on the vast majority of WW2 carbines. Click Here to view our Gunbroker page! This late type 3 barrel band was introduced in 1945 towards the very end of WW2, the vast majority of M1 carbines having their barrel bands upgraded to type 3 after 1945. This proved to be unsatisfactory, as it was closely located to the magazine release and of the same operation, but did remain in production till very late in the war, when replaced with a rotary style safety. In order to save time in production, later M1 carbines, from mid 1944 onward, utilised a round top bolt, which meant less machining. It's in very good condition with no major defects. While I was browsing the racks a dealer came in and bought every single M1 carbine they had, about a dozen. No import marks. As this area of wood was quite thin and often became damaged, the area was reduced on later M1 carbines and became what is known to collectors as “low wood” stock. Discussion in 'M1 Carbine' started by asdaven, Jan 14, 2013. The decision for which receivers would be used for the U.S. Carbine Models M1 or M1A1, and some of the M2's, were made well after the receiver was completed as all of these models used the same receiver. We offer a 7 day inspection period and hassle free returns to ensure every customer is happy with whatever they buy from us.