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M1 Garand Rear Sight Cover

Part name: Rear Sight Cover (Spring)

Part Function: The Rear Sight Cover protects the internal parts of the rear sight from being struck or damaged. The Rear Sight Cover also keeps dirt and grit from getting into the sight mechanism. The Rear Sight Cover also provides spring tension to keep the parts of the rear sight assembly together.

Special Notes: none.

Other items of interest in this photograph: Wartime Quarter. The venerable old Washington Quarter was in circulation at the time the M1 was being produced. These coins were made of real silver.

Part shown in final assembly.

This page was last updated on: March 14, 2002


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