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Enfield .303 No.4 MKI

Discussion in 'Rifle Classifieds' started by DOA, Feb 26, 2012.

  1. DOA

    DOA Aloha, OR -185th & TV Hwy Active Member

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    SOLD

    Unknown markings, if you have an experience, please add any information.

    Selling for a Client. Please, feel free to ask any questions.

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  2. Axe

    Axe Eugene Area, OR Member

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    PM question sent.
     
  3. DOA

    DOA Aloha, OR -185th & TV Hwy Active Member

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    Bump
     
  4. DOA

    DOA Aloha, OR -185th & TV Hwy Active Member

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    looking for a new owner
     
  5. Blitzkrieg

    Blitzkrieg WA Well-Known Member

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    The broad arrow above the serial number indicates a possible British or maybe Aussie make. My Aussie is buried in my safe or I would get it out and compare markings
     
  6. gravityfan

    gravityfan Beaverton, OR New Member

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    Royal Ordnance Factory Fazakerley, near Liverpool, England.
    "A" suffix means use of some non-interchangeable parts (the times were desperate!)
    War-time expedient dual-aperture backsight (ditto)

    Looks like it could tell some stories.

    Some photos show it cocked. If you close the bolt while pulling the trigger, it doesn't cock. Best stored that way.

    If you want to store it more safely, pull the cocking piece out just one click to half-cock. Nothing will work, neither trigger nor bolt. The only way to release it is to pull the cocking piece out again to the cocked position. Not foolproof, but better than most gun locks for the unknowing.

    HTH

    P.S. Aussies didn't make No.4 rifles. Only England (Fazakerley, Maltby, Shirley), USA (Savage), Canada (Long Branch), Pakistan
     
  7. Blitzkrieg

    Blitzkrieg WA Well-Known Member

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    Good info Gravity Fan.. indeed my Aussie is a NO 1 MK3 and has coachwood furniture. The Canadians did make #4s
     
  8. DOA

    DOA Aloha, OR -185th & TV Hwy Active Member

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    Thanx for all the information posted above. Other's have been kind in providing those details as well. Still looking for a new home.
     
  9. DOA

    DOA Aloha, OR -185th & TV Hwy Active Member

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    Btt
     
  10. coop44

    coop44 Tacoma ,WA Well-Known Member

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