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* International Harvester M-1 Garand Rifle,

.30-06 caliber, serial number 4537748. Head of receiver bears the "postage stamp" or second type of marking and is also marked on the right side D6528291-G. The barrel is marked LMR D6535448 5 53 A11. Bolt is marked 6528287 IHC. OP Rod is straight cut, flat side, and has relief cut modification, and is marked D-6535382IHC. Trigger housing is marked 6528290IHC. Triggerguard is stamped with bent hook. Gas cylinder is unmarked, has a wide front sight base, the gas cylinder lock is high, there is no front sight seal, and there is a flat on the top of the rear ring. The buttstock has a faint Department of Defense cartouche as well as a faint unserifed P in a circle on the front of the pistol grip. Rifle is complete with a green web sling.

Provenance:Ex. Harry B. Andree, Jr.

Condition:The metal is in worn condition and shows evidence of hard usage. There is light pitting on the handguard ferrule. The wood exhibits the same usage with numerous dents, dings and an occasional crack or split. There are no marks in the bed of the stock.

Estimate: $500 - $800
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$690
05/02/2008

 

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