**US M1 Carbine by Quality Hardware

.30 Carbine, 18" barrel, S/N 4637278. Parkerized finish, blued bolt, oval-cut high-wood stock. Top of receiver marked QUALITY H.M.C. over the serial number. Chamber marked U.S. CARBINE / CAL. 30 M1 in two lines. Stock marked Q-RMC in sling cut, with small {Ordnance Wheel} cartouche on obverse and no marks on bottom of pistol grip. Two-rivet hand guard marked Q-RMC on interior. Barrel marked in three lines: BUFFALO ARMS  / 10-43 / {Ordnance Bomb}. Flat bolt top, GEO marked Type I rear sight, 6 marked front sight, unmarked blued Type I barrel band with QU marked swivel, Q-NL marked trigger housing, LT-Q marked hammer. Throat erosion 1.5, muzzle erosion 2.5. Includes a single G-Q marked 15-round Type I magazine, a Type II WWII OD Green sling and an oiler.

Provenance:From the Collection of Charlie Hinton


Fine. Retains most of the finish with some wear and thinning and clear markings throughout. Mechanically functional, fine bore. Stock with some light wear and some minor loss around the tip of the band spring.

Estimate: $1,200 - $1,800
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