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Old 01-08-2019, 05:21 PM
jeeperbob jeeperbob is offline
 
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Back in the days of the DCM, purchases of M1 Rifles were limited to 1 per person per lifetime. The program was meant to promote marksmanship and competition shooting. You couldn't even sell the one you had unless you got permission from the Army to do so as they originally claimed to retain an interest in the rifle. It was expected that upon your death, the rifle would be returned even the Army had no intention of ever reclaiming them. Later with the CMP, the stores of M1's were not reducing as a very large rate even with them selling initially at $95.00. The agreement with the Dept. of the Army was updated and more quantities were permitted and some people got into the business of buying for the purposes of re selling them to make some money. Bottom line was dollars and cents and moving out weapons our military would never be putting back into service.
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