This carbine is an excellent example of a carbine modified by the Bavaria police for their use in regular duties.
|Barrel||type II-B||Inland Div. General Motors 9-43, W.I. on front of gas piston housing, BI on barrel bottom flat|
|Front Sight||type I||N (Inland) 69 in circle on outside of left wing|
|Barrel Band||type IA||unmarked (weld marks indicate Inland)|
|Slide||type IV||PI (Packard Manufacturing Co. of Indianapolis for Inland)|
Bottom of barrel flat
Front of gas piston housing
Number 69 stamped in circle on left side of front sight. Believed to have been a unit designation within the Bavaria Rural Police. Last 4 digits of serial number on slide arm.
|Stock||non GI||LP in script on rear|
|Handguard||type III||SA (Springfield Armory post WWII)|
LP = Landespolizei (Rural Police)
Numbers in stock slingwell do not match the carbine's serial number. The stock was manufactured in Europe for use by the German police in the American Occupation Zone. The handguard is absent the typical last 3 or 4 numbers of the receiver serial number and appears to be a replacement.
|Receiver||type II||Inland Div.|
|Rear Sight||none, dovetail filled in|
|Recoil Plate||type II||DI (Dayton Mold Co. of Dayton, OH for Inland)|
BAVARIA RURAL POLICE removed by police armory on orders of Bavarian government
Note SG at front, identifying this receiver as having been made for Inland by Saginaw Stearin Gear of Saginaw, MI for Inland.
A small percentage of the carbines used by Bavaria's Rural Police and Border Police have the rear sight dovetail
filled in and the rear sight replaced with the more familiar notched rear sight forward of the bolt.
Rear sight is silver soldered to the receiver.
Note the last 4 digits of the receiver serial number stamped on the slide.
The wide recoil plate lug on the rear of the receiver was used on receivers manufactured by Saginaw Steering Gear of Saginaw, MI.
Saginaw was subcontracted to make receivers for Inland in this serial number range.
|Bolt||type II||A.I. (Autotyre for Inland)|
|Extractor||type III||W.I. (Wadsworth Watch Case Co. of Dayton, KY for Inland)|
|Extractor Plunger||type II|
|Firing Pin||type I||NI (National Cash Register Co. of Dayton, OH for Inland)|
Bolt has last 4 digits of receiver serial number engraved into the top over the same numbers that had been previously stamped in the bolt.
|Trigger Housing||type III||Inland|
|Trigger||type II||R.I. (Reece Button Hole Machine Co. of Boston, MA for Inland)|
|Sear||type I||R.I. (Reece Button Hole Machine Co. of Boston, MA for Inland)|
|Hammer||type III||HI (Hemphill Co. of Pawtucket, RI for Inland)|
|Safety||type III||EPB (Eaton Pond Co. of Springfield, MA for IBM)|
|Magazine Catch||type II-A||E.I. (Eaton Pond Co. of Springfield, MA for Inland)|
Last 4 digits of receiver serial number on rear of trigger housing.
Last 4 digits of receiver serial number stamped on trigger.
Subcontractor stamped EPB inside push safety area that engages the trigger.
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