This is an excellent condition Springfield Armory 1943 Garand, serial #15298XX, end of run April, 1943 acquired from the private collection of a WWII Veteran who worked at Springfield Armory after the war... that's the original Springfield Armory not SA Inc. He stated the weapon was re-arsenald with a new .3006 barrel, new gas tube, stock and sling. At that time the following updated item's were also added: a SA bolt, a SA rear sight and a SA18 trigger housing that has an IHC hammer and a SA11 safety, #12 follower and it has a SA6 op rod. Included with the weapon is the sling, an era correct butt stock cleaning kit and an era re-production case. SOLD Please contact me directly:firstname.lastname@example.org PAYMENT: USPS money order, PayPal but buyer pays their fees..