What are the most rare M1 Carbines?

What are the most rare M1 Carbines?

Original, “as built” condition Rock-Ola’s and Saginaw/Irwin Peterson tend to be the highest valued basic M1 Carbines. The much rarer UN-Quality and virtually non existent Commercial Contols M1 Carbines tend to be auction pieces where just about anything is possible.

Did Iver Johnson make M1 Carbines?

The only rifles manufactured by Plainfield Machine and Iver Johnson 1975-1983 were their M1 Carbines.

Do they still make .30 carbine?

The 30 Carbine cartridge is still in production today and is made by a number of different manufacturers including Hornady, Remington, Federal, Tula, and more. The round was originally manufactured by Winchester but upon its adoption by the US Military, many other manufacturers began making the cartridge.

Is Iver Johnson Firearms still in business?

Iver Johnson was an American firearms, bicycle, and motorcycle manufacturer from 1871 to 1993….Iver Johnson.

Type Private
Founder Iver Johnson and Martin Bye
Defunct 1993
Fate Dissolved
Headquarters Jacksonville, Arkansas , U.S.

What companies still make the M1 Carbine?

Winchester made 828,059, followed by Underwood Elliott-Fisher at 545,616, Saginaw Steering Gear 517,212, IBM at 346,500, Standard Products at 247,000, Rock-Ola (yes, the juke box maker), with 228,500, Quality Hardware at 359,666, National Postal Meter at 413,017 and Irwin-Pedersen made a few thousand but had trouble.

Was the M1 carbine a good weapon?

The M1 Carbine was accurate and effective out to 300 yards and much easier to handle in close quarters combat than the big and heavy recoiling M1 Garand. It offered a longer effective range than the Thompson, and by falling into its own little niche, it proved to be an effective option for combat use.

Are M1 carbines legal?

Question:-”The M1 Garand and the M1 carbine are real semi-automatic military weapons that are legal to purchase, but the gun grabbers never mention them.

Was the M1 carbine used in Vietnam?

The M1 carbine (formally the United States Carbine, Caliber . 30, M1) is a lightweight semi-automatic carbine that was a standard firearm for the U.S. military during World War II, the Korean War and the Vietnam War.