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$1709.43

Used Price:

$1,799.99

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$1999.99

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M1 Garand

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The M1 Garand has been called “The greatest battle implement ever devised” by General George S. Patton and is one of the most iconic American firearms. Adopted in 1936, the M1 Garand became the standard infantry rifle for the US military through World War II, the Korean War, and even served in Vietnam. It was produced by multiple companies throughout its years of service with almost five and a half million units produced before being replaced by the M14 in 1958. Its production was only eclipsed by one other American rifle, the M1 Carbine, by about one half of a million units. After its replacement by the M14, the US’ stockpile of M1 Garands were sent to allied countries or was surplussed to the civilian market. Today, all surplus M1 Garands are under private ownership or are used as ceremonial rifles by military and police units and VFW organizations. Due to its semi-automatic action, heavy caliber and quick reloading time, the M1 Garand is used today by civilians for hunting, target shooting, and even in competitions. Thanks to its reputation as an excellent service rifle, the M1 Garand is a highly regarded collectible.

M1 Garand Specs

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Technical Data

Action

Semi-Automatic

Gun Type

Rifle

Barrel Length

24"

Capacity

12

Length

43"

Finish

Walnut

M1 Garand Features

The US Rifle, .30 Caliber M1 made by Springfield Armory, known to most as the “M1 Garand”, has all of the features expected in an M1.  Its beautiful parkerized finish is complemented by its walnut stock, and its fully adjustable rear sight ensures the user a proper zero.  Its semi-automatic action allows the user quick follow-up shots on targets with its 8-round en-bloc clip while its 24-inch barrel ensures the .30-06 M2 Ball ammo reaches its target up to 800 meters away.

M1 Garand Ballistics

M1 Garand Capacity

Loaded with an en-bloc clip, the M1 Garand is limited to 8 rounds of .30-06 (or 8 rounds of .308 for the “tanker” models). Inserted from the top of the rifle through the breech, the user pushes the 8 round clip into the magazine.  After firing 8 shots, the rifle will automatically eject the empty clip with a beautiful Ping sound.
Weighing in at over 9 pounds, the M1 Garand is on the upper edge of what can be called an “acceptable weight” to carry.  While walking or running with the M1 is easy in open terrain, the length of the rifle makes close-quarter maneuvering a challenge.  With the traditional profile of the rifle and its balanced weight, shouldering the M1 from any position is an easy task.

M1 Garand Mobility

Mobility

M1 Garand Ergonomics

Ergonomics
The M1 Garand is built with a single-piece stock made of black walnut with a curved grip that is very conducive to a proper trigger pull.  The metal buttstock has texturing stamped into it to help grip clothing.  The stock offers a considerably wider forend for your support hand, and the overall balance of the M1 gives most users a very stable sight picture.

M1 Garand Fit & Finish

The M1 Garand uses a stock made of black walnut protected by an application of boiled linseed oil.  Metal components sport a parkerized finish to deter rust and retain oil on the parts’ surfaces.  Be sure to use white lithium grease inside the cam groove of the charging handle and along the bolt lug raceway and charging handle groove in the receiver to avoid wear and tear on the bolt and receiver.
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How much is a M1 Garand worth?

In 2023 a new or used M1 Garand value varies depending on supply and demand. In the last 12 months there is great demand for a M1 Garand and most rifles. The Price for a M1 Garand has increased in cost by $9.64 in 2023 compared to 2022.

Estimated New and Used Values for a M1 Garand Values are based on a basic model with no options or colors.

Condition Trade-In Private Party Dealer
New In box $1,299.99 $1,699.99 $1,999.99
Excellent $1,199.99 $1,599.99 $1,799.99
Very Good $1,099.99 $1,599.99 $1,799.99
Good $1,000.00 $1,499.99 $1,699.99
Fair $700.00 $1,299.99 $1,599.99
Poor $500.00 $1,000.00 N/A

Gun Value Conditions explained:

New in box - 100% condition in unopened box. Excellent - 95%+ condition with or without box.

Very Good - 90% - 95% condition (all parts/finish should be original).

Good - 80-90% condition (all parts/finish should be original).

Fair - 30% - 80% condition, parts, and finish may or may not be original. Must function properly and shoot.

Poor - under 30% condition. Firearm has severe wear and tear, does not function, or is damaged.

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