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Cody Firearms Museum

Makers
American 350 Winchester Repeating Arms Co., New Haven, CT 967
Descriptions
plain 345 trigger 354 military 37
Names
firearm 4093
Subjects
World War II 3
Use
carbine 145 semi-automatic 17
Date:
ca. 1943
Dimensions:
L: 35.75 in, Barrel length: 17.25 in
Credit Line:
Gift of Olin Corporation, Winchester Arms Collection
Gloss:
The United States Carbine, Caliber .30 M1, was a gas-operated, semi-automatic arm designed by the Winchester engineering staff at the request of the United States military. It was a light weight arm intended for officers, and patrol and scouting operations. It was manufactured by Winchester for the United States government only during World War II and discontinued in 1945. Approximately 818,060 were produced. Magazine capacity: 15 cartridges (detachable box).
Inscription:
RCVR: U.S. CARBINE CAL. .30M1 WINCHESTER.
Remarks:
Flat bolt; blued. Mark on right lug: W. P.C. Lug Shape: straight. Gas port in bottom. Firing pin marking: "W", blue. Internal cut-straight. Marking inside bottom: "W." Slide stop: Late. Round slide box. Slide color: Gray. No finish on hammer. Hammer spring recessed. Front milled sight. Rear leaf sight. Integral gas cylinder. Receiver: Short handguard. Notches on both ends of receiver. Narrow rear tang. Square buttplate. 15 round magazine. Mostly original. Type III receiver here would push it into (undecip) time. Diagonal butt plate is an anomaly. This carbine came from Pugsley's office.
Model:
Winchester U.S. M-1 (Carbine)
Caliber/Gauge:
.30
Serial Number:
1072074
Accession Number:
1988.8.632

As of 06-14-2017 this object is on display in the Cody Firearms Museum.
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