M1 Carbine

The M1 Carbine was produced by no less than 10 manufacturers during World War 2. Other companies made it, but only post war.

IBM                   Inland                National Postal Meter               Quality Hardware              Rock-Ola

Saginaw               Saginaw/Irwin-Pedersen              Standard Products              Underwood

Winchester

Serial #                       Manufacturer / notes

1 - 5                               Inland (Toolroom Models)

6 - 10                             Winchester  (Toolroom Models)

11 - 99                           Inland  (Engineering  & Experimental)

100 - 999,999               Inland

1,000,000 - 1,349,999 Winchester 

1,350,000 - 1,449,999 Underwood 

1,450,000 - 1,549,999 National Postal Meter 

1,550,000 - 1,662,519 Quality Hardware 

1,662,520 - 1,762,519 Rock-Ola 

1,762,520 - 1,875,039 Irwin-Pedersen/Saginaw

1,875,040 - 1,937,519 Quality Hardware 

1,937,520 - 1,982,519 National Postal Meter 

1,982,520 - 2,352,519 Standard Products 

2,352,520 - 2,912,519 Underwood

2,912,520 - 3,212,519 Inland

3,212,520 - 3,250,019 Irwin-Pedersen/Saginaw 

3,250,020 - 3,651,519 Saginaw

3,651,520 - 4,009,999 IBM

4,010,000 - 4,074,999 Underwood 

4,075,000 - 4,075,009 Winchester

4,075,010 - 4,432,099 National Postal Meter

4,432,100 - 4,532,099 Quality Hardware

4,532,100 - 4,632,099 Rock-Ola 

4,632,100 - 4,879,525 Quality Hardware 

4,879,526 - 5,549,821 Inland 

5,549,822 - 5,549,921 not assigned 

5,549,922 - 5,834,618 Winchester

5,834,619 - 6,071,188 Saginaw

6,071,189 - 6,099,688 Rock-Ola 

6,099,689 - 6,199,688 Underwood 

6,199,689 - 6,219,688 Rock-Ola 

6,219,689 - 6,449,883 Inland 

6,449,884 - 6,629,883 Winchester 

6,629,884 - 7,234,883 InlandModel M1 & M2

7,234,884 - 7,369,660 Winchester Model M1 & M2

7,369,661 - 8,069,661 Inland Model M2

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