U.S. Army Inland M1 Carbine with Folding Stock
Rock Island’s Fantastic Spring Regional Firearms Auction June 27 & 28, 2009
Rock Island Auction Company – -(AmmoLand.com)- These carbine's were used from World War II up through Vietnam. They were intended as a light rifle substitute for the Model 1911A1 pistol and were generally issued to officers and radio men. This is a late WW II production carbine manufactured by Inland Division of General Motors. The carbine has been imported by the Blue Sky Arsenal in Arlington VA. (marked on the left side of barrel). All markings are standard. Folding reproduction M1A1 paratrooper stock with leather cheekpiece.
Refurbished retaining approximately 90% faded parkerized finish and shows some overall scratches and handling marks. The otherwise fine replacement wood is lightly oiled with only minor pressure marks and scuffs. Mechanically excellent.
Auction Estimate: $4,000 – $5,500
Rock Island Auction Company announces the next Regional Firearms auction to be held at their facilities in Moline, IL. The huge success of our premier sale ($8.5 million) proves that people are investing in what they know: firearms are solid investments that hold value through economic downturns.
Investing and collecting opportunities abound at Rock Island’s fantastic Spring Regional Auction to be held June 27 & 28, 2009. At a time when the stock market changes daily, gun collectors are seeing the worth of their investments.
Hard assets are the place to invest your money and gun values continue to rise. This auction has firearms for every level of collecting and investing from Colts to Winchesters and the hundreds of high quality sporting arms. Rock Island’s continued sell through rate of over 97% proves that items that come to RIAC are for sale and now is your chance to make a solid investment.
Rock Island Auction Company has been solely owned and operated by Patrick Hogan. This company was conceived on the idea that both the sellers and buyers should be completely informed and provided a professional venue for a true auction. After working with two other auction companies, Mr. Hogan began Rock Island Auction in 1993. Rock Island Auction Company has grown to be one of the top firearms auction houses in the nation. Under Mr. Hogan’s guidance the company has experienced growth each and every year; and he is the first to say it is his staff’s hard work and determination that have yielded such results.