Was my M1 carbine used in ww2?
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.
Did the m2 carbine see combat in ww2?
Numerous kits were also issued to convert M1s to M2s. Small numbers of M2s made their way to the troops in the closing engagement of World War II in the Pacific, particularly in the brutal Battle for Okinawa. However, they saw wider-scale action five years later in the Korean War.
Is it legal to own an M2 carbine?
M2 Carbine member This is legal as long as ALL the M2 parts aren’t installed OR IN THE OWNER’S POSSESSION. Even if you don’t own a M1 carbine , you still have a illegal machine gun if you have ALL the M2 parts that the ATF considers a illegal gun.
How many M2 carbines were made in ww2?
6 million carbines
Originally supplied with a 15-round magazine, the M1 carbine was also able to use the later 30-round magazines produced for the M2. Over 6 million carbines had been manufactured by 1945, making it the most widely-produced military arm in U.S. history.
When did the Winchester M1 carbine come out?
Welcome to the forum. You have a very nice Winchester M1 Carbine. I’d have to see the stamps on ALL of the parts, but the good news for you is that from your pictures you have an un-touched (non-rebuild) authentic Winchester M1 Carbine. I’ve misplaced my Winchester Dates of Manufacture hand book, but I’m thinking yours is 1942/1943.
What was the M1 carbine used in World War 2?
World War II US STANDARD PRODUCTS M1 Carbine .30 Light Rifle Korea Vietnam SCARCE CARBINE Equipped with an “UNDERWOOD” Barrel! Here we present a Standard Products U.S. M1 Carbine Sem …Click for more info This Rock-Ola M-1 Carbine was mfg abt 11-12 of 1943 and accoding to R C Larsen’s (2nd edition of M-1 Carbine).
What’s the value of a winchester.30 carbine?
If yours was just a ‘shooter’ or a ‘mix-master’ (arsenal rebuilt Winchester) I’d hazard a guess of $650 to $750. If all of your rifle is original Winchester and original to the rifle, I’d expect you could easily double that. If I were you, I’d buy a Collector’s book on .30 M1 Carbines and go thru it to study the markings.
How big is the barrel of an M1 carbine?
This Winchester Model U.S. Carbine M1 is a semi-auto U.S. Military rifle in .30 Carbine Cal. It has an 18 inch barrel. A blade front sight with protective sides and an adjustable aperture rear sight. …Click for more info