International Harvester M1 Garand

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Jeff in Pa
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International Harvester M1 Garand

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I picked this up in the mid 90s for cheap from the DCM ( formerly Civilian Marksmanship Division ). This was when it was a total "crap shoot" on what you ended up with. In my paperwork I included a hand written note asking for either an International Harvester or a Harrington and Richardson and thanked them for picking a nice rifle for me.

Below is the IH that I got. It was made about 1953
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And yes, it shoots great. I used it for NRA High Power competition. Only upgrade was match sights on the back ( a military option )
125 & 125 with hydraulic lift

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Re: International Harvester M1 Garand

Post by dag1450 »

Very cool and thanks for sharing! I never heard of these. Did ih make other guns and for how many years? Im not a big gun guy and only own one for home defense....or if things don't go so well with the next election ;)
127, 1650, 1572, 1872, 2072 . A mower, blower and blade for each.

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