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Article about: I just received my Christmas present this morning, a Harrington & Richardson manufactured M-1 Garand, serial number 549XXXX, purchased through the Civilian Marksmanship Program. I think

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    I just received my Christmas present this morning, a Harrington & Richardson manufactured M-1 Garand, serial number 549XXXX, purchased through the Civilian Marksmanship Program. I think it was an excellent deal, and the rifle came with completely new wood. I'll post pictures of it, along with pics of my K98 and Soviet M-44 when the weather's better.

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    Sounds like a great new toy Dusty. Bet you were dying for that one to show up in the mail. Get those pictures up!

    Jay

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    P.S. Dusty, don't throw that box that it came in away, it will fetch extra bucks if you ever sell it.

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    Jay

    It came in a CMP marked hard case at no extra price. Also, bayonets are going on sale, $60 for unissued and $45 for used. Guess I should get one.

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    If they are WWII era bayonets it's a great bargain,
    but not so if they are the M5 type with the small
    'US M3' style blade and 'M8A1' scabbard.......
    Regards,


    Steve.

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    They have both types for sale...the cut down M1's from WWII ($65) and the later M5A1's ($45).

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    They have both types for sale...the cut down M1's from WWII ($65) and the later M5A1's ($45).
    These prices are pretty good for those types.
    Like you said, get one - or two...............!
    Regards,


    Steve.

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    CMP has both unmodified M1 bayonets with sheaths and modified ones - $65 for issued and $45 for unissued. I placed my order today. You just can't beat their rifle prices.
    MarkV
    COL, U.S. Army (Ret.)

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    I ordered one M1 and one M5A1.

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    Here are a few pictures of my rifles. Sorry for the poor quality, but a new camera isn't on the horizon just yet. The M-1 was manufactured by Harrington & Richardson, the K98 is a BCD 43, and I believe the M44 was manufactured at Tula Arsenal.
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