Are M1 Carbines rare?

Are M1 Carbines rare?

It appears to be the 239 Commercial Controls M1 Carbines were assembled from leftover parts. The second quality parts were included to meet huge demands of U.S. Army in August 1945. Since the defective ones are generally dumped, these Commercial Controls M1 Carbines are the rarest.

Which M1 Carbines are most valuable?

Original, “as built” condition Rock-Ola’s and Saginaw/Irwin Peterson tend to be the highest valued basic M1 Carbines. The much rarer UN-Quality and virtually non existent Commercial Contols M1 Carbines tend to be auction pieces where just about anything is possible.

Do they still sell M1 Carbine?

Today’s Inland Manufacturing is now producing a new line of . 30 caliber M1 carbines and 1911 style pistols.

WHO issued M1 Carbines?

On 22 Oct 1941, M1 Carbines were named the standard carbines of the United States Army. In mid-1942, the first M1 Carbines were delivered to American soldiers stationed in the United Kingdom….M1 Carbine Rifle.

Country of Origin United States
Type Rifle
Caliber 7.620 mm
Capacity 15 rounds
Length 904.000 mm

What bayonet was used on the M1 Carbine?

M4 bayonet
The M4 bayonet was introduced in 1944 for use with the M1 carbine….

M4 Bayonet
Length 11.75 in (29.8 cm)
Blade length 6.75 in (17.1 cm)
Blade type Spear Point
Scabbard/sheath M8 & M8A1

How much is a new M1 carbine?

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Price $849.99
Weight 5.4lbs
Action Semi Automatic
Cartridge 30 Carbine
Overall Length 35.75in

Can you hunt deer with a M1 Carbine?

30 Carbine cartridge is legal to use on deer in many states (like Georgia, Texas, and Washington), it is illegal to use in other states. Also, check to see if there are magazine restrictions for hunting in your state if you are hunting with an M1 Carbine.

Is an M1 Carbine considered an assault rifle?

Assault rifles by military definition are selective fire rifles firing an intermediate cartridge. Neither M1 Carbine, or AR-15 are assault rifles since neither have full auto capability. An M 16, or M 4 is an assault rifle.

Are 30 carbines expensive?

Simple answer the 30 caliber carbine rifle is only being getting more expensive to the influx of the people collecting military style rifles there are several companies making reproductions as the infield and Plainfield rifle companies are making reproductions if you were to find a military issued or style issued they …

Which M1 carbine has the most value?

Best M1 Carbine Reviews with Buying Guide. The WWII glory for the Americans was the M1 Garand. This semi-automatic rifle was the reliable choice for most of the fighters. And that rifle still lives up to expectation to this date. However, it is not the only M1 that is available on the shelves at the moment.

What to look for in an M1 carbine?

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  • Trebor Member. First off,stick with a USGI carbine.
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  • davera Member. The Auto Ordnance M1 carbine is pretty nice.
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  • What is the history of the M1 carbine?

    Ethiopia: 16,417 units

  • France: 269,644 units (1954–1962,Algerian War) Classified as the Mousqueton Américain M1 Calibre .30 (“M1 Carbine,American,.30-caliber”) in Metropolitan French service.
  • Germany : Nazi Germany: No recorded issue.
  • Greece: 38,264 units (Hellenic (Greek) Air Force until mid-1990s)
  • Guatemala: 6063 units
  • Honduras: 5,581 units
  • Which M1 carbine manufacturer is the best?

    The M1 Carbine as a round is ballistically effective. Remember,the M1 Carbine was designed to replace the M1911A1 in the hands of support troops,machine gunners,etc.,whoever

  • If the Carbine was so bad,why did Audie Murphy use one? American’s most-decorated soldier of World War II,Lt.
  • It was the chosen weapon of our enemy.