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    looking for dads WW2 SPRINGLIELD Garand

    I am looking for my dads WW2 Springfield Garand serial 1007815. Can you guys check to see if you might have it. I have the letter he wrote home telling of getting his new Garand. They were told to...
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    The gun with the launcher looks like it has a I...

    The gun with the launcher looks like it has a I cut oiler stock too.
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    rear sight

    Now that you have seen proof that the type 3 rear band was used on Iwo let me tell you about the adjustable rear sight. My dad was a Marine on Okinawi and was issued his M1 carbine in Hawaii. His...
  4. Thread: The Found M1

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    found garand

    I found my dads WW2 rifle range score book from boot camp in San Diago USMC from 1942. His serial number of his Springfield was 1007815. I also have a letter he wrote his parents telling them they...
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    stock

    my 498000 has a high wood oval cut
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    one piece stock type 99

    I also have a type 99 with a one piece stock. Mine is also a series 5. I sent pics. to Don who wrote the type 99 book. He confirmed my 99 had a one piece stock with all the correct stock markings....
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    type 99 with one piece stock

    I have a type 99 series 5 with a one piece stock...butt stock on most are two pieces. Does anyone else have a 99 with a one piece stock?
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    I have Inland serial 49846xx . The barrel date on...

    I have Inland serial 49846xx . The barrel date on it is also 1 - 44
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  9. Interesting reading on vets journal about carbine bayonette

    I was reading a book about a WW2 Vets journal that he wrote day by day in Europe in 1944. The book is The Journal Of Scott Pendleton Collins A WW2 Soldier Normandy France 1944 by Walter Dean Myers. ...
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    dads garand

    Nope that was a guy looking for it for me and that post is confusing and needs removing.
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    Looking for dads SA Garand serial 1007815

    Just posting every now and then in hopes of finding serial 1007815 SA Garand.
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    Stock Question

    Would a highwood oval cut stock be on a Inland in the 4.9 mill. serial range
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    type 99

    The rifle picture showing the series symbol is a series 6 symbol. Not a type 3 symbol. As far as the rest of the gun it looks like a put togeather rifle with all the wrong parts. Maybe someone...
  14. type 99

    Even with the sling and bayonet the price is too high for one that has buggered screws and some type washer in front of the barrel band. $400 would be tops IF that washer wasn't something that...
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    type 99

    The rifle is a series 6. The series 6 did not have dust covers. These were eliminated sometime in the 5th series. The series 6 also did not have a monopod and the barrel band would not have the type...
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    Looking for dads SA Garand serial 1007815

    Just posting every now and then in hopes of finding dads SA Garand serial number 1007815
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    Looking for Dads Garand

    Just posting every now and then in hopes of finding dads WW2 SA Garand serial number 1007815
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    Pbi

    I've got you all beat on what Paul did for me. I was just getting into carbine collecting and knew nothing about carbines. I met Paul and asked him to find me one of each maker of the M1 carbine as...
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    WW2 shotgun ammo pouch

    I have some WW2 ammo pouches. One is a really nice WW2 shotgun ammo pouch. It is marked J.Q.M.D 1943 on the inside of the flap. It holds 12 shotgun shells. This one is in like new condition. What is...
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    type 99

    When looking to buy a type 99 look to see that all serial numbers match. Next look to make sure the rifle has all the correct things on it for the series it is in. Third look for the Mum. Many were...
  21. last ditch

    It definately is not a series 1. if it were a series 1 it would have all early features . This is a last ditch and looks to be a series 8 or 10.
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    believe the books if you want.... I believe the...

    believe the books if you want.... I believe the vets. They used them and were there. All of them can't be labled as "just cant remember".
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    sights

    Yep and dad said they sighted theirs in at 200 yards
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    sights

    Its getting harder to find the old vets that were in the Enewetok battle but there are two now that say they were issued the adjustable rear sight on their carbins right before Feb of 1944. I don't...
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    Adjustable rear sights

    Talked with another WW2 vet today. He was a Marine in the Pacific. His first battle was Feb 1944 at the Enewetok Atoll islands. He said his issued carbine was one with the adjustable rear sights. My...
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