Wednesday, February 18, 2009

Surplus Military Rifles and Ammuniton From The Civilian Marksmanship Program

Get them while you still can.

The Civilian Marksmanship Program has a number of M1 Garand battle rifles, M1 Carbines, M1903, M1903A3 for sale. There are a small number of the collector folding stock M1A1 paratrooper carbines that are available by auction to members.
Some .22 rifles and ammunition are also available.

There is a limited amount of non corrosive surplus 30-06 ammunition, some in spam cans, some loose in .30 cal. cans, some boxed, and some in en bloc clips in spam cans.
Prices start at $60.00 for 192 in en bloc clips- contained in 4 bandoleers in a spam can.

M1 Garands range in price from $495.00 in fair to good condition and in other various conditions and grades to the fabled M1D without accessories and scope for $2,300.00. They are sold out of the M1D now, but expect more this year.

There are just a few M1903 and M1903A3 rifles available at $500.00. These are Springfield and Remington.

M1 Carbines are in very used condition and are returns to the US government from several foreign governments. The barrels are not import marked, but may have arsenal markings stamped or painted on their stocks. They are priced at $419.00 for an Inland, $479.00 for Underwood, Saginaw, and, National Postal Meter IBM is priced at $495.00. Paratrooper M1A1 Carbines are available at auction on the website.

Various .22 target rifles are available, such as:
A Savage Mark I-FVT Government Unused)is $223.
.,.,and other target rifles

The CMP is chartered by the US Government and promotes firearms safety training and practice for all qualified US citizens. They hold national shooting competitions at Camp Perry.

There are some requirements for CMP membership required for purchases.
Proof of U.S. Citizenship:
Proof of Age:
Membership in CMP Affiliated Organization:- memberships are available for as little as $20.00 per year.

Marksmanship or other Firearms Related Activity:
You must provide proof of participation in a marksmanship related activity or otherwise show familiarity with the safe handling of firearms and range procedures.
There are exceptions to this requirement by providing proof of
Current or past military service.
- Current or past law enforcement service
- Participation in a rifle, pistol, air gun or shotgun competition (provide copy of results bulletin).
- Completion of a marksmanship clinic that included live fire training (provide a copy of the certificate of completion or a statement from the instructor).
- Distinguished, Instructor, or Coach status.
- Concealed Carry License.
- Firearms Owner Identification Cards that included live fire training.
- FFL or C&R license.
- Completion of a Hunter Safety Course that included live fire training.
- Certification from range or club official or law enforcement officer witnessing shooting activity

No proof of marksmanship required if over age 60. proof of club membership and citizenship required for all ages. Proof of marksmanship activity is not required for purchase of ammunition, parts, publications or memorabilia.

Be Legally Eligible to Purchase a Firearm:- and pass the NICS check

Proof of citizenship, age, CMP-affiliated club membership and competitive shooting participation, and any copy of any license, permit, or Firearms Owner ID card required by your State or locality submitted with your initial “Universal” application will be kept on file by the CMP for future purchases. If any item of proof above has expired, you must submit proof of current status with any subsequent application.

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