International Harvester M1 Garand, caliber .30-06, serial number 50097xx, manufactured 1953 – 1954. LMR barrel dated September 1953, with a bright bore. Most marked parts are IHC, are all described below and shown in pictures. Stock is new. No import marks.
We test fired this Harvester at 100 yards and got great results. You can watch a video of our test firing at our YouTube channel, FernwoodArmoryTV.
The gun has been disassembled, cleaned and lubricated. Parts were clean for photos, coated with oil and greased where appropriate when reassembled.
Receiver: marked “D6528291-P” on leg, no heat lot number. Very good condition, no damage but some specks of surface pitting, see photos. Parkerized finish shows the expected wear. Marked on top with serial number and “U.S. RIFLE CAL. 30 M1 INTERNATIONAL HARVESTER”. Receiver finish is likely original.
Barrel: marked “LMR D6535448 9 53 A20” and punch mark, with “P” and “M” marks and a small crossed cannons stamp. Bore is bright, crown and riflings excellent. External finish is generally good, but there is an area of pitting under the rear handguard, not visible when assembled. Chamber is in the white. MW (muzzle wear): 1 ½, TE (throat erosion): 3
Op rod: marked “6535382 IHC.” Parkerized finish is in good condition, with some wear from use. Op rod and bolt cycle freely by tilting when everything is assembled except main spring and hammer (Garands with binding or rubbing op rods tend to have feeding and/or ejecting problems).
Op rod catch: HRA/SA/IHC type, parkerized, unmarked
Bullet guide: stamped with notch, parkerized, unmarked
Follower: late type, parkerized, marked ”12”
Follower arm: no bevel, parkerized, unmarked
Follower rod: long fork, riveted, parkerized, unmarked
Bolt: marked “D6528287 IHC AS” parkerized
Firing pin: half round, no chrome tip
Clip latch: marked “A”, IHC
Rear sight base: marked “A”, IHC
Elevation knob: marked “IHC” with Weatherhead logo
Windage knob: marked “IHC DRC”
Rear sight cover: parkerized with ribs
Rear sight aperture: HRA/SA/IHC type, double track
Trigger housing: marked “D28290-12-SA”. Small pad, cloverleaf hole, good condition with some internal finish wear
Trigger guard: stamped with stamped hook, parkerized, unmarked
Trigger: late type, no extra hole, parkerized, unmarked
Hammer: marked “C46008-2 SA”, parkerized
Safety: marked “IHC”, parkerized
Gas cylinder: wide sight platform, flat on top of rear ring marked with some letter or number but hard to tell which, bayonet lug marked “7”. Finish has some wear but less than average. The gas cylinder/barrel fit has been tightened to maximize accuracy.
Front sight: 0.875 wide, IHC
Gas cylinder lock: “high hump” type, some finish wear
Gas cylinder lock screw: cross slot, grenade launcher type, marked “NHC IHC”, finish worn
Stock and handguards: new, walnut, Boyd’s, new condition
Canvas sling and two M1 enbloc clips (no ammo) are included.
Ships Free to FFl. C &R FFL is ok.
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-Sales tax charged to Florida residents only.
-No trades, layaways or local pickup.
-New guns: no returns, new guns are covered under manufacturer's warranty.
-Used Guns: 3 day inspection policy. Item may be returned if in same condition as when it left our facility. Returns are subject to a $35.00 restocking fee. Buyer is responsible for return shipping charges (must include insurance and signature requirement) and any transfer fees.