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John C. Garands 1953 Retirement Presentation Rifle sells at auction!


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#1 oldabewla

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Posted 13 September 2018 - 06:30 PM

I see John C. Garands 1953 retirement presentation Springfield M1 Garand rifle dated Oct / Nov 1942 #1,000,000 serial number sold at auction for $287,500 with a nice grouping of other items from Mr Garand. wonder who got it?

 

 

link https://www.rockisla...tation-m1garand


Edited by oldabewla, 13 September 2018 - 06:34 PM.


#2 kaszanka

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Posted 13 September 2018 - 07:52 PM

I remember estimate was up to $500k, someone is happy out there :). Great rifle and grouping btw



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Posted 13 September 2018 - 07:52 PM

I saw that too. I actually wondered if maybe it was going to go for more?

 

I didn't see what the prototype Garand went for and haven't had time to check either.




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