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1943 National Postal Meter. Got a super deal on it from a friend who was selling off some of his Grandfathers guns. Mostly original except the Bayonet lug. Most M1 Carbines that had bayonet lugs were arsenal updates after 1945 and later. Bayonet lugs weren't seen until late war (1945). Even with that the value is still high compared to what they used to go for. I'm no M1 Carbine expert but you can pick up a lot of info on CMP Forums.
 

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Oh that's hurts that he was selling such a great gun of his grandfather's! Great buy for you!
I know right? I would have never done it but over the years I have learned that there are a number of people for who sentimentality is not a thing. I will say that he did keep a couple that had sentimental value but he isn't a gun collector. I ended up buying a number of nice guns. A early S&W Chiefs Special, Browning Buck Mark, A rare Model 20 Winchester .410, Ruger Blackhawk Bi cenntenial model and a Winchester Model 370 20 GA.
 

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I was in the gun shop talking to somebody when this guy walked up to the counter not far from me and puts a bag down. He asks the person on the other side if he thought this 1911 could be cleaned and if it might still work. His Father had it at Normandy. He then pulls out a Colt pistol with a little rust on the barrel and it was stamped property of US Govt.
I would have cried. I'm sure the owner didn't let him leave without buying those.
 
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