Action - Semi-Auto
Caliber - .30 Carbine
Barrel Length - 18"
Weight - 5.4 Lbs.
Sights - Shrouded Blade/Flip-Up Peep
Designed as a close-range defense weapon for trench fighting, the M1 Carbine has been used by militaries around the world. The M1 Carbine uses a bolt system that is very similar to that of the standard M1 rifle and a lightweight tappet-and-slide gas system. During World War II, early computer company IBM produced around 350,000 M1 Carbines to support the war effort.
This historical firearm has a Type 1 flip-up rear sight, no bayonet lug, and a great patina. The carbine has an IBM undated stamp and a partial P proofmark on the barrel. The rifle also has a Hillerich & Bradsby manufacturer stamp and a crossed cannons inspector's cartouche visible on the stock. The carbine is in NRA excellent condition and comes with a military olive drab 1" web sling.