The M1 carbine (formally the United States Carbine, Caliber .30, M1) is a lightweight semi-automatic carbine that was a standard firearm for the U.S. military during World War II, the Korean War and the Vietnam War. The M1 carbine was produced in several variants and was widely used by paramilitary and police forces around the world, and also became a popular civilian firearm after World War II.
Our example is stamped INLAND DIV and serial numbered 5330784 on the stock and on the metal frame.
The slide moves on a spring. The trigger moves as well and the magazine can be extracted.