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Springfield Armory WWII Production

Springfield Armory World War Two Production

Op Rods

Op Rod D35382 10 SA 
Used on the last Garands made during WWII s/n 3,875,000 to 3,900,000.
 
Op Rod D35382   9 SA flat side
Used from about s/n 3,400,000 to around 3,875,000.
 
Op Rod D35382   9 SA curved 
Used from about s/n 2,200,000 to 3,400,000
 
Op Rod D35382   6 SA curved
 Used from about s/n 900,000 to about 2,200,000.
 
Op Rod D35382   3 SA curved
Used from about s/n 170,000 to about 900,000.
 
Op Rod D35382   2 SA curved
Used from about s/n 100,000 to about 175,000.
 
Op Rod D35382-1-SA  curved
Used from about s/n 33,000 to 170,000.
 
Op Rod No Part Number curved
Used from about 22,000 to 33,000.
 
Op Rod D35382-0  curved/angled
Used from the start of production to 22,000.
 

Bullet Guides

Bullet Guide Stamped 
These were used from s/n 2,900,000 to the end of WWII production.
 
Bullet Guide Milled with side cuts in bends
These were used from s/n 1,000,000 to 2,200,000 mixed with the milled without side cuts early in range.
and the stamped later in the range.
 
Bullet Guide Milled
These were used from s/n 250,000 to 2,900,000.
 
Bullet Guide Milled marked B8875-1-SA 
These were used from s/n 60,000 to 250,000 or so.
 
Bullet Guide Milled marked B8875SA  
These were used from s/n 30,000 to 60,000.
 
Bullet Guide Milled marked B8875 
These were used from s/n 9,000 to 30,000.
 
Bullet Guide Milled narrow slot unmarked   
These were used from early production to s/n 10,000.
 
Bullet Guide Milled narrow slot B-8875 
These were used from the start of production through 10,000.
 

Follower Assemblies

Follower Assembly Late marked 13 
Used late WWII production from 3,500,000 to 3,900,000.
 
Follower Assembly Late marked 12 
Used from s/n 2,000,000 to 3,600,000.
 
Follower Assembly Late marked 11 
Used from s/n 700,000 to 2,100,000.
 
Follower Assembly Late marked 8 
Used from s/n 140,000 to 700,000.
 
Follower Assembly Early unmarked "with tails"
Used from s/n 70,000 to 300,000.
 
 Follower Assembly Early revision 3 
Used from s/n 34,000 to 140,000.
 
Follower Assembly Early revision 2 
Used from s/n 20,000 to 40,000.
 
Follower Assembly Early revision 1 
Used from start of production to 20,000.
 

Follower Arms

Follower Arm No Bevel  
Used from s/n 200,000 to end of WWII.
 
Follower Arm Single Bevel 
Used from s/n 30,000 to 200,000.
 
Follower Arm Flat Back 
Used from 50,000 to 100,000.
 
Follower Arm Single Bevel marked B8869 
Used from s/n 20,000 to 200,000.
 
Follower Arm Double Bevel marked B8869 
Used from the start of production to s/n 20,000.

Sights

Rear Sight Long Pinion Square Lock Bar
Knurled Windage/ Knurled Elevation
Used from about s/n 2,700,000 to 3,900,000.
 
Rear Sight Long Pinion Rounded Lock Bar
Knurled Windage/ Knurled Elevation
Used from about s/n 1,009,000 to 2,700,000.
 
Rear Sight Short Pinion Rounded Lock Bar
Knurled Windage/ Checkered Elevation
Used from about s/n 500,000 to 1,009,000.
 
Rear Sight Short Pinion Flush Nut
Knurled Windage/ Checkered Elevation
Used from about s/n 200,000 to 500,000.
 
Rear Sight Short Pinion Flush Nut
Checkered Windage/ Checkered Elevation
Used from start of production to 200,000.

Trigger Housings

D28290-18-SA
Used from s/n 3,700,000 to 3,900,000.
 
D28290-16-SA
Used from s/n 3,450,000 to 3,700,000.
 
D28290-14-SA
Used from s/n 3,175,000 to 3,450,000.
 
D28290-12-SA
Used from s/n 1,020,000 to 3,200,000.
 
D28290-8-SA
Used from s/n 875,000 to 2,200,000.
 
D28290-7-SA
Used from s/n 750,000 to 940,000.
 
D28290-5-SA
Used from s/n 210,000 to 800,000.
 
D28290-2-SA
Used from s/n 90,000 to 220,000.
 
D28290-1-SA
Used from s/n 50,000 to 90,000.
 
D28290 SA
Used from s/n 40,000 to 60,000.
 
D 28290
Used from s/n 80 to 40,000

Hammers

Hammer C46008-9 SA
Used from s/n 3,600,000 to 3,900,000.
 
Hammer C46008-8 SA
Used from s/n 3,400,000 to 3,600,000.
 
Hammer C46008-7 SA
Used from s/n 3,000,000 to 3,500,000.
 
Hammer C46008-5 SA
Used from s/n 1,500,000 to 3,000,000.
 
Hammer C46008-3 SA
Used from s/n 800,000 to 1,500,000.
 
Hammer C46008-2 SA
Used from s/n 90,000 to 810,000.
 
Hammer C46008-2SA
Used from s/n 90,000 to 810,000.
 
Hammer C46008-1 SA
Used from s/n 30,000 to 90,000
 
Hammer C46008-1
Has extra hole
Used from s/n 20,000 to 30,000.
 
Hammer C 46008-1
Has extra hole
Used from s/n 9,000 to 22,000.
 
Hammer C 46008-1 one is hand stamped
Has extra hole
Used from s/n 3,000 to 9,000.
 
Hammer C 46008
Has extra hole
Used from start of production to 5,000.
 

Bolts

Bolt D29287-19SA 

Used from 3,500,000 to end of WWII production.

 

Bolt D29287-18SA 

Used from s/n 3,200,000 to 3,600,000.

 

Bolt D29287-17SA

Used from s/n 3,100,000 to 3,500,000.

 

Bolt D29287-12SA 

Used from s/n 600,000 to 3,300,000. 

 

Bolt D28287-2SA 

Used from s/n 270,000 to 550,000.

 

Bolt D 29287-1 

Used from s/n 3,000 to 52,000.

 

Bolt D 29287 

Used from start of production to s/n 20,000.

 

Firing Pins

Firing Pin Half Round
Used from s/n 380,000 to the end of WWII.
 
Firing Pin Round 
Used from start of production to s/n 500,000.
 
Firing Pin Arsenal refinished 

Op Rod Catches

Op Rod Catch Late
Used from 215,000 to end of WWII
 
Op Rod Catch Early
Used from start of production to
s/n 230,000.
 
Op Rod Catch Early with o marked accelerator
Mixed use from start to s/n 230,000.
 

Follower Rods

Follower Rod Long Fork riveted 
Used from 3,100,000 to 3,900,000.
 
Follower Rod Short Fork riveted
Used from 80,000 to 3,100,000.
 
Follower Rod Milled No Comp Spring.
Mixed used from s/n 50,000 to 100,000.
 
Follower Rod Milled One Piece
Used from the start of production to
s/n 80,000.

Safeties

Round Safeties with hole
 
Safety SA-11 
Used from s/n 1,800,000 to the end of WWII.
 
Safety C46025-9SA
Used from s/n 700,000 to 1,800,000.
 
Safety C46025-6SA
Used from s/n 280,000 to 700,000.
 
Round Safeties without hole
 
Safety C46025-9SA 
Used from s/n 700,000 to 1,800,000.
 
Safety C46025-6SA 
Used from s/n 60,000 to 280,000.
 
Safeties Flat
 
Safety C 46015-4SA 
Used from s/n 32,000 to 72,000.
 
Safety C 46015-4 
Used from s/n 10,000 to 32,000.
 
Safety C 46015-3 
Used from s/n 1,000 to 11,000.
 
Safety C 46015-1 
Used from s/n 80 to 4,000.
 
Safety C 46015
Used very early.

Lower Bands

Springfield Armory Stamped Flat Lower Band
Used from s/n 1,875,000 to end of production.
 
Springfield Armory Arched Lower Band
Used from s/n 52,000 to 1,875,000.
 
Springfield Armory Milled Grooved Lower Band
Used from the start of production to s/n 52,000.

Cartouches

SA/NFR with Small Ordnance Wheel
no 3/16" Ordnance Escutcheon on grip.
These have the straight clip latch cutout.
Used from s/n 3,500,000 to 3,889,000.
 
SA/NFR with Small Ordnance Wheel
with 3/16" Ordnance Escutcheon on grip.
These have the straight clip latch cutout.
Used from s/n 3,300,000 to 3,600,000.
 
SA/GAW with Small Ordnance Wheel
with 3/16" Ordnance Escutcheon on grip.
The have the straight clip latch cutout.
Used from s/n 1,800,000 to 3,600,000.
 
SA/EmcF with Large Ordnance Wheel
no 3/16" Ordnance Escutcheon on grip.
These have the straight clip latch cutout.
Used from s/n 700,000 to 1,800,000.
 
SA/EmcF with Small Ordnance Wheel
with 3/16" Ordnance Escutcheon on grip.
The have either the straight or angled clip latch cutout.
Used from s/n 1,000,000 to 1,800,000.
 
SA/EmcF with Small Ordnance Wheel
no 3/16" Ordnance Escutcheon on grip.
These have the straight or angled clip latch cutout.
Used from s/n 700,000 to 1,200,000.
 
SA/GHS with Large Ordnance Wheel
no 3/16" Ordnance Escutcheon on grip.
These have the angled clip latch cutout.
Used from s/n 75,000 to 700,000.
 
SA/GHS with Small Ordnance Wheel
no 3/16" Ordnance Escutcheon on grip.
These have the angled clip latch cutout.
Used from s/n 75,000 to 700,000.
 
SA/GHS without Ordnance Wheel
no 3/16" Ordnance Escutcheon on grip.
These have the angled clip latch cutout.
Used from s/n 75,000 to 400,000.
 
SA/SPG without Ordnance Wheel
no 3/16" Ordnance Escutcheon on grip.
Used from s/n 80 to 75,000.
 
 
 
 

Triggers

SA Trigger Type 2
Used from s/n 90,000 to 3,900,000.
 
SA Trigger Type 1
Has Extra Hole
Used from s/n 80 to 90,000.
 
SA Trigger Type 1
Has Extra Hole P/N C-46020-5
Used from s/n 70,000 to 90,000.
 
SA Trigger Type 1
Has Extra Hole P/N C-46020-4
Used from s/n 50,000 to 90,000.
 
SA Trigger Type 1
Has Extra Hole P/N C-46020-3
Used from s/n 30,000 to 90,000.
 
SA Trigger Type 1
Has Extra Hole P/N C-46020-2
Used from s/n 10,000 to 90,000.
 
SA Trigger Type 1
Has Extra Hole P/N C-46020-1
Used from s/n 3,000 to 90,000.
 
SA Trigger Type 1
Has Extra Hole P/N C-46020
Used from s/n 80 to 90,000.

Battle Rifle: The M1 Garand