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**Quality Hardware M1 Carbine with Scope Modification & Lyman Alaskan Scope

.30 Carbine, 18" barrel, S/N 4710539. Parkerized finish, oval-cut low-wood stock. Top of receiver marked QUALITY H.M.C. over the serial number. Serial number repeated again forward of rear scope mount. Chamber marked U.S. CARBINE / CAL. 30 M1 in two lines. Stock marked SJ in sling cut and in three lines: STD /PROD / RWH vertically in front of the cut out. A small, weak {Ordnance Wheel} cartouche is present on the obverse. Four-rivet hand guard with oval cut for forward scope mount. Barrel marked W 2.5" from muzzle and with WP proof in oval 4.5" from muzzle. SI marked Type III barrel band with bayonet lug, Type IV safety. Rear sight replaced with "field conversion" scope mounting bar which is marked 8247-39-1. It secures a Lyman Alaskan scope #B5115 to the carbine. Throat erosion 1.5, muzzle erosion 1.5. Includes a single U marked 15-round Type I magazine, a Type III post-WWII OD Green sling and an oiler.

Provenance:From the Collection of Charlie Hinton

Condition:

Fine. Retains most of the finish with some light wear. Markings clear and crisp in metal, weaker in wood which was probably lightly sanded. Mechanically functional, fine bore. Stock with some scattered minor marks. Scope with clear optics and fine crosshair reticle.

Estimate: $1,500 - $2,500
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$2,040
05/25/2021

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