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    For Sale: SMLE barrels Caliber .303 British

    SMLE barrel(s) for sale. Good condition. Post-1947 Ishapore manufacture. Complete with front sight block and backsight bed. Bores reasonably decent.

    Ten day return window. If you're not...
  2. For Sale: WTS: .303 British ammunition components

    FOR SALE: .303 BRITISH AMMUNITION COMPONENTS
    Once fired brass; cleaned. .303 British; POF (Pakistan Ordnance Factory) headstamps; marked “7” (Mk VII round), 1967. Presumed to be Berdan primed,...
  3. For Sale: FOR SALE - BOOK - Without Warning: Canadian Sniper Equipment of the 20th Century

    Without Warning: Canadian Sniper Equipment of the 20th Century
    Law, Clive M. 2004. Service Publications, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Softcover, 9x11 sized, First Edition, 87 pages, b/w photographs...
  4. P14 VOLLEY SIGHTS – HELP NEEDED - PART ONE OF TWO

    I am working on a brief article for the next DISPATCHES, then Enfield-Stuff newsletter* and would like some help, please.

    I am looking for good quality pictures of the P14 volley-sight dial plate,...
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    Thank you for your notes and suggestions. The...

    Thank you for your notes and suggestions. The "Cookie Monster" is my favorite theory/answer (so far); although I rather like suggestion that mark was of an the Australian Echidna.
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    Mark of Mystery #2

    This interesting mark first showed up on a Mk IV oiler. Lacking any other information, we classified the mark/maker as an Unknown Soldier.

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    Thank you for your note. Could you point me to a...

    Thank you for your note. Could you point me to a book or website or other collection of Weedon marks? I'm a documents kind-of-guy. I'm not finding that mark in any of my sources. (Might be time...
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    Thank you for your note. In theory, while all...

    Thank you for your note. In theory, while all things are possible, in reality, some are less likely than others. I understand that there are some who will argue that the five-pointed star was...
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    Marks of Mystery #1

    I'm trying to identify some markings found on the receiver ring and wrist of a 1943 Savage No.4 Mk I*. The mark is somewhat similar to the 5-pointed star-with-a-squiggle (see #1, below) identified in...
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    ENFIELD BORE VIEWER MARKINGS

    The list of markings found on Enfield bore viewers at Enfield-Stuff.com has been updated to be mobile-friendly. You can find that page here: https://enfield-stuff.com/Pages/5-nesoi.html

    A bore...
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    The attachment looks very familiar but I can't...

    The attachment looks very familiar but I can't place it. What is the source document, please?

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  12. Thank you for the note, Lance. I should have...

    Thank you for the note, Lance. I should have included a link. The picture is posted on the Fast Mark Finder index. https://enfield-stuff.com/Pages/3-oilers/3-1_fast_mark_finder_oilers.html Scroll...
  13. UPDATE 2021-02-09

    Nigel Utting (Bailiwick of Jersey, Channel Islands, British Isles) has been busy. First, he picked up an ultra-rare, never-before-reported, Nobel Explosives Company marked oiler (SEE Oilers: England...
  14. Nice WEC with unrusted steel cap! A rare find. ...

    Nice WEC with unrusted steel cap! A rare find.

    BTW: here is a three-step "cheat sheet' to ID Enfield oiler types/models.

    https://enfield-stuff.com/Pages/3-oilers/3-2-1_three_step.html
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  15. Thank you for the pictures. If it's about 4...

    Thank you for the pictures.

    If it's about 4 inches long, it's a Mk II. If it's about 5 inches long it's a Mk I. Details here:

    https://enfield-stuff.com/Pages/3-oilers/3-2_field_guide.html
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  16. Enfield-Stuff list of gov't codes & marks is now mobile-friendly

    The Enfield-Stuff.com table of government / national markings found on Enfield rifles, bayonets and oilers is now mobile-friendly.

    In addition to the all usual countries (Australia, Canada,...
  17. Interesting question, Mick. If we're limiting...

    Interesting question, Mick. If we're limiting the search to Great War (1914-1919) manufacturers, that means Mk IV oilers. I have several candidates in mind (in no particular order):

    Any LSA (X...
  18. You are fortunate, Cinders. I haven't seen a...

    You are fortunate, Cinders. I haven't seen a steel-capped oiler for some time.

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  19. Enfield Oiler Markings List is now mobile-friendly

    The Fast Mark Finder list of markings found on Lee-Enfield oil bottles/oilers has been updated. The 100+ markings are (mostly) in alphabetical order. The list is here: Enfield-Stuff Oiler Fast...
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    Sticky: Enfield-Stuff

    I am a military historian. My website is Enfield-Stuff.com https://enfield-stuff.com

    I research - and write - articles based on codes and marks found on Lee-Enfield rifles.

    Enfield-Stuff
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