GUN M1 Carbine information needed

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  1. Paul Revere

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    I may have posted this before, but can't remember. I have a M1 Carbine that my dad gave me. The receiver is marked Firearms Int'l Houston, TX USA under the rear sight, and on the left side of the receiver (opposite the ejection) has F.I. 00112.

    i've tried google and firearms international doesnt really bring up much (unless im doing something wrong :confused: )

    :dunno: any help would be appreciated.
     
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    How do you like it a local gun shop has one sitting around for like 500-550 but its been there for months.

    I'm not sure what to tell you about International.

    For the Garand It appears that International Harvester made them. For the carbine it appears that International Business Machines Corp (yes IBM)

    I'll look and see if I can find a listing of serial numbers for the carbine, that should like a date and a manufacturer.

    edit:

    http://www.m1carbineclub.com/

    tells who all made them and how many

    http://www.m1carbineclub.com/SerialNumbers.htm

    show who was assigned what serial number range




    let us know what you find out

    and share any pictures if you have them
     
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    its probably a post war production, since the serial (presumably the FI 00112) is specific to the company.

    Dude, didn't you find the phone number for the place that made it?
     
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