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    Rifle A850 is recorded as having a completion date of 6th August 1971, on completion it was shipped to store at Donnington.

    Rifle A1025 is recorded as having a completion date of 16th June 1972, on completion it was shipped to store at Donnington.

    The highest serial number for the L39A1 in the records is 1287.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Strangely Brown View Post
    Simon,

    L39A1 UE70 A850
    L39A1 UE72 A1025

    Do you have the highest recorded L39 serial number? I think the highest recorded by Colin in Fultons was about 1214 ish from memory.

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    Rifle A390 is recorded as having a completion date of 16th February 1970, on completion it was shipped to store at Donnington. Interestingly there is a small hand written annotation in the records next to your serial number which reads "Rework out 1-7-71".

    Rifle R39814 was part of batch number 27 which consisted of 18 rifles. Records show a conversion date of 23rd September 1971, on completion it was shipped to store at Donnington.

    Rifle 486 is recorded as being shipped to Northern Ireland Police (RUC) on the 12th March 1981.

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    Quote Originally Posted by aircav73 View Post
    Simon, I have 3 numbers and would appreciate any information can find. They are:

    L39A1 UE 69A 390
    L42A1 R39814
    Enforcer 486

    Thank you,

    Rod Bowman

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    Thanks Simon, good work indeed!

    I was given additional information regarding my two that they were both sent to RAF units, I think 1025 was RAF Barry (Glamorgan) and the other I can't remember, although I think I have the answer at home somewhere on a scrap of paper.

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    Rifle K30427 was part of batch number 4 which consisted of 30 rifles. Records show a conversion date of 4th January 1971, on completion it was shipped to store at Donnington.

    Rifle N34968 was part of batch number 14 which consisted of 19 rifles. Records show a conversion date of 18th June 1971, on completion it was shipped to store at Donnington.

    Rifle AQ4592 was part of batch number 49 which consisted of 39 rifles. Records show a conversion date of 19th January 1972, on completion it was shipped to store at Donnington.

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    Simon,

    We have a motto at my company "No good deed goes unpunished"

    I have 3 L42A1's, can you please research them?

    K30427
    N34968
    AQ4592

    Thank you, this is very kind of you.

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    Hi Simon - appreciate you looking for

    L39A1 UE70 A846

    Thanks,

    Ben

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    Rifle A846 is recorded as having a completion date of 16th December 1971. On completion it was shipped to store at Donnington.

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    Quote Originally Posted by PrinzEugen View Post
    Hi Simon - appreciate you looking for

    L39A1 UE70 A846

    Thanks,

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    Enforcer Enquiry PLSE !

    Hi Simon Enforcer 134 please thanks

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    Hi Simon, please check out L42 #C34961. I hope your generosity doesn't bite you. Thanks, Nate

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    Rifle 134 is recorded as being shipped to South Wales Police on the 26th April 1974.

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    Quote Originally Posted by enforsore View Post
    Hi Simon Enforcer 134 please thanks

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    Simon, thanks for the information on my rifles.

    On the L39A1 "A390" there is a 2' by 3' "waxed" paper tag that is an some type of ID label. It reads:

    IDENTIFICATION LABEL A.F.G. 8061

    SECT..B1.. PART No.... 1005-99-962-3084...
    DESIGNATION...RIFLE, SNIPER.....
    TARGET MATCH

    QTY. 2 T/E
    CONTROL No. ...YRO6620.. DRS No...301825..

    It has "UNISSUED" stamp of it and a "T" in a red circle. The tag was preprinted for fill in and most of above information was hand printed in ink. The "SNIPER" on the tag was crossed thru and "MATCH TARGET" written below it. Was this a repair or stocking tag?

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    Rod

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