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** Underwood M1 Carbine

.30 caliber M1. 18" barrel length. SN: 2799232. Gas operated semi automatic rifle with removable magazine. Item has a parkerized metal finish and a plain semi pistol grip walnut stock and forearm. Features a click-adjusted aperture rear sight and fixed blade front sight with ear protectors. Two rivet handguard. Flat top bolt and Type-3 barrel band with bayonet lug. Stock has an oval shaped cutaway and low wood. There is also a push button magazine release and push button safety toggle. Markings include "U.S. CARBINE/CAL .30 M1" to front of receiver, and "UNDERWOOD/2799232" to rear of receiver under aperture sight. Top of barrel is marked "UNDERWOOD/12-43/{Flaming Bomb}" toward muzzle behind front sight. Under barrel there are markings "SPRINGFIELD SPORTERS INC./PENNS RUN PA". There are also various sub-inspection letter markings to small parts. Does not have typical Ordnance Defense Department cartouche to buttstock, but there is a "0" marked to left side of stock cutaway and what appears to be "211" marked to bottom of grip. Item is without stock oiler and olive drab sling. 

Condition:

Good. Bore is bright with some faint pitting toward muzzle. Barrel has a throat erosion reading of 0-0.5, and a muzzle erosion reading of about 0.5-1. There are some losses to finish as expected with age, light scratches overall. Wood stock has bites scratches and losses overall. There are three notches carved into left side of hand guard. There is a loss of wood to stock behind trigger guard. Some spacing around receiver wood to metal fit. 

Estimate: $800 - $1,000
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$1,230
10/28/2021

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