Where can you buy a Smith carbine?
Well, the Smith Carbine was in use right after the end of the American Civil War- an original is going to be a long search among antique gun dealers. Pietta of Italy does make a REPRODUCTION of the Smith- check their website, and their stocking dealers.
What are the prices of a Smith Civil War carbine with 10 - 20 percent blue and some case color but the bore is excellent with good condition of the wood?
Apparently they did not condsider the gun worthy of putting in their book. I have seen other gun books with guns that I never heard of in their classified gun book, and important guns not even mentioned in their gun book i.e., maynard carbine, smith carbine, burnside carbine, etc, etc Generally, it would mean that this gun had too small a production run to be noticable or that the manufacturer did not stay in business…
your question is not specific enough, .30 cal carbine can be anything, as for 1944 can also mean a very wide range of firearms. for the two I know of: M1 Carbine, .30 carbine caliber, semiautomatic carbine Inland - around $800 Mosin Nagant M44 carbine, manuf 1944 in very good condition (like if you bought "new" from a store) around $90. there are hundreds of ".30 cal carbine" that are also manufactured in "1944".
Iver Johnson made the semi auto carbine in .22cal from 1985-1990.They made the Magnum semi auto carbine in .22mag.from 1985-1990.They made the Plainsfield semi auto carbine in .30 carbine,or 9mm Para. from 1978-1993.During this time span they also made a Paratrooper semi auto carbine.I hope this helps.
The M1A1 Carbine was an American semi-automatic, gas operated, magazine fed, shoulder weapon designed as a modified varient of the standard M1 Carbine, the difference between the two models is that the M1A1 has a retractable steel wire stock, making it more compact and lighter than the M1 Carbine, while the M1 Carbine had a standard solid wood rifle stock. The M1A1 was issued primarily to American Army paratroopers in Europe due to its light…