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M1 Garand serial number stock cartouche list

Discussion in 'Small Arms and Edged Weapons' started by sniper1946, Oct 25, 2010.

  1. sniper1946

    sniper1946 Expert

    Jun 11, 2009
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    M1 Garand serial number stock cartouche list
    M1 Garand Serial Numbers by month and year ..numbering..

    The stamps were put on the rifles to show that 3 things had been done:

    1. Checked for working condition
    2. Fired with proof round and checked for damage
    3. Accepted by the Ordnance Department

    The maker's mark and Ordnance wheel went on the left side of the stock below the back end of the receiver. The circled 'P' went on the pistol grip halfway between the trigger guard and bottom.
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