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My M1 Carbine

Article about: I thought that I'd post some photos of my M1 Carbine, Inland Manufacturing, General Motors 1 Jan, 1944. My dad purchased this at a pawn shop in the 1970s. When he purchased it, it was in a c

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    Thanks John. I will check it out tomorrow....this is great information. Should n't the receiver be marked "Quality Hardware?"

    Tom

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    It probably is but the stamping will be largely obscured by the rear sight.

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    Yes,
    QHMC, It will have detachable spring tube for Op slide guide rod and spring.
    When original it would have come with a rear L shaped flip sight.
    As mentioned, QHMC didn't make barrels. They used the free barrel program.
    Look for, measure and picture of the firing P proof stamp on the barrel can help determine if original to receiver.

    Good looking carbine.
    Thank your Father for his service.

    Cheers,
    Charlie-Painter777

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