U.S. M1 Carbine
Serial Number: 4,882,099

Bavaria Police


This carbine was purchased from a private party in Canada, who had bought this carbine and 2 others at a police confiscated arms sale in Montreal in the 1980's. The 2 others were marked Bavaria Rural Police. This carbine has no import mark, as Canada does not require them. It is registered in Canada. This carbine retained the U.S. issue rear sight but has had the agency marking, in the location on the receiver consistant with those used by Bavaria, removed and covered with a black substance.

Barrel Group

Barrel Type 2 Inland Div. General Motors 12-43
Front Sight type 1 N (Inland)
Barrel Band type 1A UI on band & swivel (Union Hardware Co. of Torrington, CT for Inland),
Barrel Skirt    
Slide type 5 PI (Packard Manufacturing Co. of Indianapolis for Inland)

No import mark. Last four digits of receiver serial number on slide arm.

Stock Group

Stock type 2 OI (S.E. Overton Co. for Inland)
Handguard type 1 OI (S.E. Overton Co. for Inland)
Buttplate   (Inland)

Stock has the last 4 digits of the receiver serial number in the sling well. Handguard has same last 4 digits on it's underside. Ordnance cartouce lightly visible on right side of buttstock.

Receiver Group

Receiver type 2 Inland Div.
Rear Sight type 1 S on left, no mark on right, no mark on leaf
Recoil Plate type 2 or 3 RO-Q (H.B. Rouse & Co.of Chicago for Quality Hardware)

Agency name removed from top left of receiver and covered with black substance.

Bolt Group

Bolt type 2 AI (Inland)
Extractor Plunger    
Firing Pin    

Bolt has last 4 digits of receiver serial number stamped into the top. Bolt has not been dismantled since carbine was purchased.

Trigger Group

Trigger Housing type 3 Inland (vertically)
Trigger type 2 RI (Reece Button Hole Machine Co. of Boston for Inland)
Sear type 2 RI (Reece Button Hole Machine Co. of Boston for Inland)
Hammer type 3 NI (National Cash Register Co. of Dayton for Inland)
Safety type 3 EPB (Eaton Pond Co. of Springfield, MA for IBM)
Magazine Catch type 3 HI (H&R Machine Co. for Inland)

Rear of trigger housing at top has last 4 digits of receiver serial numbers.

Additional Information

No further details.

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