VERY EARLY DEVINE TEXAS SPRINGFIELD ARMORY M1A RIFLE
Bbl. 25.25″ over brake
Very early Springfield Armory M1A rifle, built in Devine, Texas by Springfield Armory as owned by Elmer Balance, prior to being sold to Bob Reese & relocating to Geneseo, Illinois. Receiver marked; “U.S. RIFLE / 7.62-MM M1A / SPRINGFIELD / ARMORY” above serial number 000347. Barrel marked “NM” on top, 2.5″ rear of flash hider & “RT1 BX210 / DEVINE TX” on bottom, just forward of gas block as well as “S.A. 7791362 9 63 SD 13 RW” w/ DOD stamp “P”. Protected, tapered blade front sight marked “NM062”. Rear sight marked “NM / 2A” w/ peep marked “595”. Bolt marked “7790186 / 66118-KK”. Trigger housing marked “7267030SA”. Hammer marked “SA 5546008″. USGI M14 stock, bedded at trigger housing & receiver. Marked w/ stamp”P” in circle on pistol grip. Serial number stamped in barrel channel & handguard. Tan canvas sling.
MAGS: 1 steel Check-Mate 10rd. UNATTACHED ACCESSORIES: Black plastic foam lined case, photo of Data Sheet for rifle matching all visible markings.