LA1 7. Also, an honest No. G un V alues B oard. The Australian government did experiment with a shortened and lightened No. Look for black enamel or flat black paint on the metal parts--this is a tip-off that the work was done in Pakistan or in South Africa or in some other country. Roaddog, Are we talking about a No5 Mk1 Enfield? This was followed by the year indicator, e.
Conjecture may suggest that perhaps there was even indecision at the Birmingham Proof House, and only a few rifles were stamped with an "I" in before "J" was substituted, or, a long shot, the "H" stamps wore out before the end of the year. I'm hoping that some one knows what letters were produced during what month and year. The information and graphics on this Web Site may not be reproduced in any material form or transmitted to any persons without permission from the owner of www. If anyone spots an error that I make could they please email me with the correction, it would be greatly appreciated. You cannot post new topics in this forum You cannot reply to topics in this forum You cannot delete your posts in this forum You cannot edit your posts in this forum You cannot create polls in this forum You cannot vote in polls in this forum.
And if the recoil plates are missing, it is not only a parts gun--it could be dangerous to shoot.
Markings on Lee Enfield Rifles
If you see a barrel-mounted tangent sight, the rifle is a fake. For record of issue and everyday use, the rack number on the butt was the reference for issue. Despite strict controls at the various factories, such mix-ups are inevitable. However, date marks such as are under discussion and described below, are usually out of sight on the under-side of the barrel, and removal of fore-end furniture may be necessary to find them. It is a spring-loaded catch just rearward of the charger guide on the right hand side the receiver.
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While rack or issue numbers help identification, they are not the firearm's serial number. Rack or issue numbers were stamped on the right side of the butt, or marking disk. A lot of people are getting burned by these knock-offs, and an even greater number are just plain confused. The 7. This mark may be found on various part of the rifle including woodwork. It was published inavailable now from Aust.