U.S. M1 Carbine
Serial Number: 1107789

Bavaria Prison Guard
LandesGendarmerieKommando Steiermark (LGK ST)


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

Barrel Group

Barrel type I W (Winchester) undated
Front Sight type I L on right side (Lyman Gun Sight Co. of Middlefield, CT for Winchester)
Barrel Band/Swivel type IA unmarked
Slide type I W (Winchester)

Last four digits of receiver serial number on slide arm.

Stock Group

Stock type II W in barrel channel & inside stock forward of trigger housing (Winchester)
Handguard type I unmarked (Winchester cut)
Buttplate   National Postal Meter

Last four digits of receiver serial number in slingwell and under handguard

Receiver Group

Receiver type IB Winchester
Rear Sight type III H in shield (GI replacement sight)
Operating Spring Tunnel Housing type II unmarked
Recoil Plate type III W (Winchester)

Bavaria Prison Guard on top of receiver left of bolt.

Bolt Group

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

Bolt has last four digits of receiver serial number etched on top.

Trigger Group

Trigger Housing type III W (Winchester)
Trigger   W (Winchester)
Sear type I W (Winchester)
Hammer type III W on left side, S on right side (Winchester)
Trigger Housing Pin type II  
Safety type IV rotary S encircled
Magazine Catch type IA W (Winchester)