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    Thanks for the details, mine are marked as...

    Thanks for the details, mine are marked as follows:-

    1966 Technical Brochure

    PREPARED BY

    THE COMMONWEALTH GOVERNMENT SMALL ARMS FACTORY,
    LITHGOW, N.S.W., AUSTRALIA

    MARCH, 1966
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    WGB, is your Tech Brochure physically marked...

    WGB, is your Tech Brochure physically marked March 75?, and December 77

    Can you post a photo of the markings, I want to see if mine have dates to hidden somewhere. what covers do you have?
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    Lithgow Technical Brochures

    Bellow is a selection of Technical Brochures issued by Lithgow SAF for those customers that were going to do their own repairs on the rifles.

    The earliest version I have is the red folder dated...
  4. Top to Bottom KCB-70 M2 Bayonet KCB-70 M1...

    Top to Bottom
    KCB-70 M2 Bayonet
    KCB-70 M1 Bayonet
    Australian L1A2 (Clip Point) Bayonet
    British Enfield L1A3 Bayonet
    Canadian CAL C1 Bayonet
    FN MODEL C FAL Bayonet
    ...
  5. Things pop up every now and then that I haven't...

    Things pop up every now and then that I haven't seen. I'm wrapped that my thoughts about this "FN FAL" bayonet were correct, that it was miss-discribed for decades, mainly because in the early days...
  6. Here's something you won't see in the flesh

    KCB-70 M2 bayonet for the L1A1 Rifle. Only a few examples were hand made as samples for evaluation to try and sell these to countries using the L1A1/C1A1 rifle as an upgraded bayonet, since this...
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    I don't think they are 'Australian' either, more...

    I don't think they are 'Australian' either, more likely Indian made reproductions https://www.milsurps.com/images/imported/2022/03/bxjLmBA-1.jpg
  8. This is an intriguing rifle. Ive never seen a...

    This is an intriguing rifle.
    Ive never seen a serial number so high... well in fact two serial numbers so high (UE80 A200565 (Body) & UE83 A201447 (TMH))

    The Body is Australian, it doesn't have...
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    Yes for the American made T48

    Yes for the American made T48
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    The Metric magazine is a FN Made magazine, could...

    The Metric magazine is a FN Made magazine, could you show a photo of the bottom plate.

    That's a lovely HRA magazine, you don't see them very often.
  11. https://www.milsurps.com/images/imported/2021/12/5...

    https://www.milsurps.com/images/imported/2021/12/5XeboP5-1.jpg
  12. The 'L1A1' Flash Eliminator is in fact one from...

    The 'L1A1' Flash Eliminator is in fact one from an Indian 1A1 Rifle, and is the Flash Eliminator No. 2
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    An X8E5 that's been converted into a L26A1...

    An X8E5 that's been converted into a L26A1 Sectionlised Rifle

    https://www.milsurps.com/images/imported/2021/11/IoGuZD5-1.jpg
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    Here's mine. It did time at Radway Green until...

    Here's mine. It did time at Radway Green until it cracked the Body and then it was returned to Enfield.
    https://www.milsurps.com/images/imported/2020/05/Kikty5G-1.jpg

    Yours has been fitted with...
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    They will be South African/Rhodesian magazines,...

    They will be South African/Rhodesian magazines, those are typical markings for them
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    Can you post some pics of the markings But I...

    Can you post some pics of the markings

    But I suspect it would be something like 7711. Its not a serial number its a date, the magazines are South African
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    I would think the May 83 version of D258 would be...

    I would think the May 83 version of D258 would be Issue 3? Issue two is December 79.

    Any chance of a scan or photos of the edition when you have time?
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    BigBadDog; Here's the marking applied to the...

    BigBadDog; Here's the marking applied to the Breech Block. The 'Christmas Tree' / |
    https://www.milsurps.com/images/imported/2021/07/svsBvxc-1.jpg

    It indicates the Breech Block has been modified...
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    It's a rare 50 or 60 or 100? round experimental...

    It's a rare 50 or 60 or 100? round experimental mag for the Owen. I've seen one before in a book or online, but I can't find the 'proof'
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    It's a rare 50 or 60 or 100? round experimental...

    It's a rare 50 or 60 or 100? round experimental mag for the Owen. I've seen one before in a book or online, but I can't find the 'proof'
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    That would be great, I was going to do a separate...

    That would be great, I was going to do a separate list once I've finished collating what little info there is. Such a shame it ends up being destroyed.
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    British L1A1 EMER Instruction List

    Below is a list of Armourers Instructions relating to the L1A1 rifle, it has been compiled over the past 20 years from various documents and instructions in a search to find the elusive instructions...
  23. Found an image of the Canadian Packaging. This...

    Found an image of the Canadian Packaging. This is from an article done on CAL C1 production from the "Manufacturing News" September 1959...
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    It maybe just a rack number RACK 3, position 43 ?

    It maybe just a rack number RACK 3, position 43 ?
  25. Just found on that auction site, unfortunately...

    Just found on that auction site, unfortunately they wont ship overseas :banghead:

    Thought I would post the photos here for posterity as these are never seen.

    British 4 x L1A1 Rifle Transit...
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