Object Title

Centrefire self-loading magazine rifle - M-1 Garand

Centrefire self-loading magazine rifle - M-1 Garand

Date

1942

Object Number

XII.10116

Provenance

Transferred through the National Museums Consortium via the Home Office Buy-in scheme in 1989. From Kent Police, no. 4

Physical Description

Standard Garand with wooden stock and parkerised metalwork. The sectioning is as follows:
A section of stock has been removed beneath the action. The barrel has a section removed at the muzzle. The gas piston has also been revealed.

Dimensions

OverallLength1105 mm
BarrelLength610 mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 910329

Calibre

.30 in

Inscriptions and Marks

Birmingham proof mark on the left of the reciever.

Associations

Places America

Notes

This weapon was sent to S.E.M.E. (School of Electrical and Mechanical Engineers), Borden, for sectioning, April 1992.