Dating springfield m1 garand

National Match M1 Rifles - Scott Duff

You mht be excused for logiy thinking all WWII Garands by Springfield Armory and Winchester would be identical.

All M1 Garands -

They were not, albeit all their parts were interchangeable.

All M1 <strong>Garands</strong> -

M1 Garand Born on Date

The government manufacturer began M1 production with forged trgerguards but by early 1944 began making stamped ones.In American minds, one rifle stands head and shoulders above all others used in World War II. What I didn’t know until I bought a few Garands, and, perhaps more importantly, a few books about them, is that most of the US rifle, Caliber .30, M1s available today are not as they were issued to GIs and Marines in WWII. Only the government owned Springfield Armory and Winchester Repeating Arms manufactured Garands in the WWII years.

WWII Springfield Armory M1 Garand Rifle c.

Throughout production, Winchester forged trgerguards for their M1s.

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