And they have the resources to check and the legal right to know. The same records indicate Iver Johnson manufactured no firearms in 1. Because of the success of the D-Day Commemorative a number of companies, Iver Johnson's Arms included, would eventually manufacture a number of limited quantity commemorative carbines to commemorate various dates or events in history and branches of the U. Holding my breath, I asked what had been the problem with it and the guy assured me it wasn't too bad. He did not want the pistol lines.
Join us to discuss firearms of all kinds, gun accessories, legal issues and more. Numerous other publications have cited this as the year the change took place without quoting their source for the info. M1 on the receiver at the barrel. The Plainfield Enforcer has a serial number inconsistent with the serial numbers used by Plainfield Machine throughout their production 1. Army Ordnance Serial Number Assignments The Discussion Forum also serves as a reference desk for the more advanced material that could easily overwhelm a website and is often subject to opinions that may vary due to a lack of original documentation.
Storck passed away in New Jersey on July 2. Both cartridges used the same bullet. Don't blame the carbnine for what looks very clearly like an ammo problem. This story was the loose basis for the 1952 movie starring. Imperato eventually moved the company to New Jersey and began making M1 Carbines in the name of Iver Johnson in 1978.
Back in the day, Plainfield carbines had a good rep, and one was the first centerifre longarm I bought. Data as to caliber or models was not collected. Llama made both semi auto pistols and revolvers in. Universal ceased operations in Florida in 1. Manufactured in 1982 or 83 by Iver Johnson Arms in Middlesex, New Jersey, you can check the serial number. Inside and out they look just like an M1 Carbine as that's what they are, with a barrel chambered in 5. I have one that my older brother age 94 gave me which I think was my Mothers weapon.
The M1 Carbine was appreciated, first and foremost, for its weight. Sorry, but that's a new one on me. Markings on the stainless steel receivers remained the same. Barrel skirt change he says is mid 44, They were changed in 12-43. You can find parts and schematic's for this shotgun at Numrich Gun Parts Co.
Within a matter of months the name of Plainfield Machine was switched to the name of Iver Johnson's Arms. I have found mixed reviews on the Johnson m1 on the web. The only difference between this carbine and the. Lou did not purchase the company. It took over a year and a half to decide on this example. A number of researchers and authors are present on the forums, helping others and seeking information for various research projects. Oh, and it prolly would be wise to lock up yer daughters, too.
Membership is free and we welcome all types of shooters, whether you're a novice or a pro. I have published a book on M1 Carbine production dates; here are the serial numbers for M1-Carbines produced by Rock-Ola:. I'd expect one of these in. Ift here does not look like there are any markings on the left side of the barrel other than the caliber this would be the premier model fitted with extra cost oversize grips and 6 inch barrel. The gun smith said that the rifle is working fine now and I should have no further problems with it. They were made in basements, garages and small factories.
I just purchases an iver Johnson hammerless 5 shot top break revolver. Consider upgrading your membership for less than a box of bullets! I'm orginally from Heber Springs but live in central Ar. It could have been made anytime between the early 1890s and possibly the mid 1950s, although you could probably eliminate about a decade. As a result, the rifle was redesigned to incorporate a Garand-style and operating rod, retaining Williams' short-stroke piston. While all three names will be covered throughout this document, on an operational level all three names are interchangeable with one another. Number of Times Viewed: 247. Refer to the pages on Universal Firearms for information on their operations.
I bought an M1 at a small gun show years ago, put it up and pretty much left it there untill recently. One seizure by British soldiers in Ulster included 1. Plainfield was contracted to manufacture 5,0. Oh, by the way, there's a feller from El Darado on here callin' hisself ArkansasHunter. On the other hand, if all it needs is a good cleaning and shot a few times. Additional Offerings beginning in 1982 The 1982 catalog introduced several new handguns to the Iver Johnson line.
. Specifications for the M1 Carbine: Operation: M1, M1A1 Semiautomatic, M2, M3 Selective Length: 35. Never found any ammunition that it would shoot without jamming. Initially very little changed other than the manufacturer's name. Buy a new or used weapon from a licensed firearms dealer who is required by law to check if the weapons that they sell or resell are not stolen.