Highly modified M1 Garand "Mountain Model" Nicknamed “Mezzafredamorta”, which means “Half-frozen to death”, the typical reaction of soldiers who have fought in the mountains . Has muzzle break with brand new Citadel 17 ½ inch barrel and 20- round box magazine and Bipod. In .308 only.
This rifle is a Master gunsmith's copy of the Beretta Alpine Model M1 built with a BM59 parts kit from Sarco .The rifle was designed for mountain fighting in the mountains of Northern Italy.Fortunately, they never had to be used.
Very unique Garand....the caliber and high volume magazine soon to come in the M14 in the venerable M1 Garand . Beautiful rifle.
All these M1's are stripped down to their components, bolts & trigger groups broken down, sights removed. All metal is then reparked and gas cylinder reblued. All parts have been gauged & passed, including index, head-space, timing, throat erosion, muzzle, barrel straightness, firing pin protrusion, gas cylinder & op rod piston wear.
All models have used USGI parts in excellent condition, new DuPage walnut stocks & handguards, and new barrels, unless otherwise stated.
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