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  1. Thread: Stock Disc

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    Stock Disc

    I got this stock disc in a bag of Lee Enfield parts, made of steel with what looks like the Newfoundland Regiment stamping. It has the broad arrow stamped on the back. I have never seen steel discs...
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    Not getting any answers or other sites so here...

    Not getting any answers or other sites so here goes:
    Can anyone tell me if this rifle has any collector value? Some say it has no collector value yet there were only 1446 made in total from...
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    I have a Canadian Ranger Irish contract rifle. I...

    I have a Canadian Ranger Irish contract rifle. I have read that the Canadian government bought some of the Irish contracts and I am wondering if there is a specific serial number block for those...
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    Thanks to all for the replies, not gonna try to...

    Thanks to all for the replies, not gonna try to restore this one but will someday buy a complete original.
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    No1 MkIII Marking

    Hi All. some of those marks have me confused, the one on the knox form after the sq inch mark, the one after the v above the barrel serial number and the strange marks below the serial number. This...
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    Some pics in post # 24

    Some pics in post # 24
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    Just wondering, could anyone make a guess at the...

    Just wondering, could anyone make a guess at the value of the Remington Lee Sporter in 303 British? I have read that there isn't much collector value but I find that hard to believe if there are only...
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    As I said, mine is 303 but a couple of...

    As I said, mine is 303 but a couple of differences, Does not have U.S.A. or the "F" on the side of the receiver. Has a different butt plate, I have no way of knowing if it is factory or not. My...
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    I have one in 303 british with serial 754xx, does...

    I have one in 303 british with serial 754xx, does not have USA stamped after NY
  10. I remember reading that when Savage stopped...

    I remember reading that when Savage stopped making Lee Enfields, all the unused parts and unfinished rifles were shipped across the border to the Longbranch factory. If that is the case, you have a...
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    Lee Enfield Micrometer sight

    Hi all.
    I just found a "B" stamped rear sight with a broad arrow inside a diamond. I cant find any info online about the diamond, wondering what it could mean. Any help appreciated....
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    Fazakerley UF55

    Can anyone tell me when the last Fazakerley Lee Enfield 303 was made? I have a UF 55 A294xx and I am wondering how close it is to the end of production. Sad part is that mine was sportered and has...
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    No4 Mk2(f) restoration

    I am thinking of restoring a No4 Mk2(f) that was made in 1952 and have some questions.
    What are my best options for wood? Is light colored wood an option? Was the original wood serial number...
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    Cooey model 82 Contemporary ad for the Cooey...

    Cooey model 82

    Contemporary ad for the Cooey 82.
    Type Training rifle
    Land of Origin Canada
    Specifications
    Length 44"
    Barrel length 27"
    Weight 6.5 lbs
    Cartridge .22 short, long & long...
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    Actually I have found some specs on the dummy...

    Actually I have found some specs on the dummy magazine,
    https://www.milsurps.com/images/imported/2014/06/CooeyDummyMag_zps7bb219ed-1.jpg...
  16. Thread: EAL Rifle

    by gerard488
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    Probabably the same trials as Long Branch rifles...

    Probabably the same trials as Long Branch rifles which seemed to be good enough for your" pretty independent but tough Trials and Development Unit" especially after Dunkirk
  17. Thread: DP markings

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    Please forgive me for asking questions about the...

    Please forgive me for asking questions about the " stupidity of it all"
    My question should have been worded better, what I meant is If a rifle is proofed after it is "DP" stamped, doesn`t that mean...
  18. Thread: DP markings

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    DP markings

    The sequence of marking is confusing in some ways so here is what I am wondering about: Acceptance marks are made when the rifle enters military service
    DP marks are made while it is in service...
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    Fazakerley were the only place to have a factory...

    Fazakerley were the only place to have a factory defence 'force' and that was for 'political' reasons[/QUOTE]
    How about other factories such as ammo factories, armour factories, vehicle or airplane...
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    Found that one already but haven`t been able to...

    Found that one already but haven`t been able to find any info on that one or mine. Posted my pics and questions on 6 different sites and still no answers, strange. Adding this post to bump it back to...
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    Finally, I`ve found another one. I have a No4 Mk1...

    Finally, I`ve found another one. I have a No4 Mk1 with the same FDM markings on the bolt, receiver and barrel I even have that really faint word to the left of No4 Mk1 which I was thinking ended in...
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    Could there be a connection between Force...

    Could there be a connection between Force Publique (Monaco). and the FPM marks on my rifle?

    From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    For the Monagasque Force Publique, see Force Publique...
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    New Pics Taken Today...

    New Pics Taken Today
    https://www.milsurps.com/images/imported/2014/02/025_zpsb5990476-1.jpg
    https://www.milsurps.com/images/imported/2014/02/026_zps583a8e97-1.jpg...
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    I have a Cooey model 82 Canadian trainer and a...

    I have a Cooey model 82 Canadian trainer and a Savage 42m(b) trainer which was sent to England under the lend lease agreement. The savage is marked U.S. Property and has british proof marks.
    The two...
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    P-14 Brass Disc

    Just wondering, What can be learned from this brass disc? It is on an old beat up rough shape p-14 that I bought todayhttps://www.milsurps.com/images/imported/2014/02/0222_zps240ef3fa-1.jpg
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