U.S. M1 Carbine
Quality H.M.C.
Serial Number: 4,667,865

Württemberg-Baden, City of Stuttgart Polizei


Sold on an online auction in 2007.

Barrel Group

Barrel   Rock-Ola undated
Front Sight    
Barrel Band type IA QU on swivel (Quality Hardware)
Barrel Skirt    

Further information regarding barrel not provided. Slide does not have any numbers stamped or etched on it. Barrel and carbine do not have an import mark.

Stock Group

Stock type II Q-RMC (Rock-Ola for Quality Hardware)
Handguard type I Q-RMC (Rock-Ola for Quality Hardware)

Stock is a highwood with an oval sling cut with cannon cartouche on right side of buttstock.. Bottom of handgrip has imprint of shield with horse, the crest for the city of Stuttgart. No numbers on outside of stock, unknown if numbers stamped inside of handgrip and under handguard.

Receiver Group

Receiver type I Quality H.M.C.
Rear Sight type I  
Recoil Plate    

Recoil plate has the letters WB-S-STG stamped into it (Wurttemberg-Baden Stadtpolizei-Stuttgart).

Bolt Group

Bolt type II  
Extractor Plunger    
Firing Pin    

Bolt does not have any numbers etched on top.

Trigger Group

Trigger Housing type II Q-NL (Quality Hardware)
Trigger type  
Sear type  
Hammer type (dogleg)  
Safety type I unmarked
Magazine Catch type IIA  

Rear of trigger housing at top does not have any 3 or 4 digit markings. Bottom of trigger housing marked WB-S-STG, meaning Wuerttemberg-Baden Stadtpolizei Stuttgart. Between the magazine well and trigger guard is the crest of the City of Stuttgart with the numbers 166 above it. The 166 is consistent with an inventory number used by this agency.

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