U.S. M1 Carbine
Winchester
Serial Number: 1233209

Bavaria Border Police
LandesGendarmerieKommando Ober÷sterreich (LGK O÷)

Background

Returned to the U.S. Army by the government of Austria. Provided to the Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP), by the U.S. Army. Inspected prior to CMP armorers.

Barrel Group

Barrel type I W (Winchester) undated
Front Sight type I unmarked
Barrel Band/Swivel type IA unmarked
Slide type III W (Winchester)

Last four digits of receiver serial number on slide arm.

Stock Group

Stock German unmarked
Handguard German unmarked
Buttplate German unmarked

Last four digits of receiver serial number in barrel channel and handguard. LP in script on bottom of handgrip (Landpolizei). Stock made from Northern European Beech wood. Note it is a high wood, oval cut, with the thickness of an M2 stock inside. Austrian inventory number from trigger housing sldo stamped in stock slingwell.

Receiver Group

Receiver type IB Winchester
Rear Sight type III I.R. Co. 7060060
Operating Spring Tunnel Housing spring tube  
Recoil Plate type III W (Winchester)

Bavaria Border Police

Bolt Group

Bolt flat W (Winchester)
Ejector type II  
Extractor type II W (Winchester)
Extractor Plunger type II  
Firing Pin type III W (Winchester)

Last four digits of serial number etched in bolt.

Trigger Group

Trigger Housing type III W (Winchester)
Trigger   W (Winchester)
Sear type I W (Winchester)
Hammer type II W (Winchester)
Trigger Housing Pin type II  
Safety type IV rotary S encircled
Magazine Catch type IIA PR-B (Parker Mfg Co. of Worcester, MA for IBM)

Last four digits of serial number on rear of trigger housing.