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xx* Springfield M-1 Garand Rifle,

.30-06 caliber, serial number 5908195. Barrel is marked SA D6535448 8 55 A221A. Bolt is marked 6528287-SA. Receiver is marked 6528291. OP rod is a straight cut, flat side with 5/16" relief cut modification. It is marked 6535382 SA. Trigger housing is marked 6528290-SA. Triggerguard is stamped and is without the milled lock. Gas cylinder is unmarked. Gun has the wide front side base and is without the front sight seal. The rear base of the cylinder does not have the small flat surface. The gas cylinder lock is high-humped. On the right side of the barrel between the cylinder straps is stamped ARL ORD Arlington, VA.

This is a late Korean War production rifle which appears to have been restocked in birch wood. The Arlington Ordnance mark indicates that this rifle went overseas and was brought back.

Provenance:Ex. Harry B. Andree, Jr.

Condition:There are no marks of any kind on the birch stock. The wood is in excellent condition. The metal surfaces show light but mild wear. There is wear on all edges, but there has been no hard service abuse. A very nicely-conditioned piece.

Estimate: $500 - $800
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$403
05/02/2008

 

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