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2019 Garand Collectors Association Convention

September 27-29, 2019, GCA members will come together where their favorite legend began – Springfield Armory National Historic Site. Springfield Armory was the nation’s armory from Revolutionary War days until 1968. https://www.nps.gov/spar/index.htm. Every time the [...]

Winter GCA Journal

The Winter issue has been mailed. Great reading in this issue includes an in-depth article about the first Gas Trap Garand discovered by collectors. Many close-up photos to illustrate. Scott Duff, Dave McClain and Bob [...]

2019 GCA Convention

Springfield Armory National Historic Site has been chosen as the site of the 2019 GCA Convention. (https://www.nps.gov/spar/index.htm) The dates are September 27-29, 2019. The headquarters hotel is Tower Square Hotel, 2 Boland Way, Springfield, MA [...]

The GCA’s Mission Statement

The purposes of the GCA

To exchange information and expand knowledge of the U.S. Rifle, Caliber .30, M1; to preserve and publicize the history of the rifle and its inventor John C. Garand; to assist and encourage new collectors; to assist authors in writing new reference works; to assist members in their collecting; and to encourage competitive and recreational safe shooting of the rifle.