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    Astonished at prices of L42A1s

    Hi - I'm reasonably new here and I know that I know nothing, but how come prices of L42A1 rifles so high?

    They can't be that good could they?

    Lee Enfield L42A1

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    Properly set up and fettled and in capable hands they were very capable for their time.
    Given the legacy of the No4(t) they were derived from and that just over 1000 were converted, they are pretty rare.

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    That's not an expensive one!

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    Hahaha! Thatís a very reasonably priced one!

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    Florey, it's simply down to supply and demand, in the case of the L42, demand far outstrips the available number.

    That sets the price...

    As said, the example shown is actually rather well priced, prices of around £10,000 and higher for a complete CES with a good shootable rife are quite common..

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    What has a complete CES have in it ? Mine has every thing but the plastic bottle that holds the scope clean lens brush .

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    I have fired two different L42a1s and I can tell you that I was amazed at how accurate they are. I have shot many sharpshooting rifles and these are some of the most accurate.
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    I think the prices have actually fallen a little here in the UKicon over recent months. Probably a number of reasons, not least people's uncertainty over the UK economic outlook in the near future.

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    Quote Originally Posted by scharfschutzen63 View Post
    I have fired two different L42a1s and I can tell you that I was amazed at how accurate they are. I have shot many sharpshooting rifles and these are some of the most accurate.
    They certainly shoot beautifully, lovely rifles.

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    In the US they run 7500-8500 with chest, scope, scope tin and rifle. They go way up from there. Accessories including lens brush, lens bottle, IWS bracket and night vision scope, sling etc.. etc... my zfk55 and L42A1 are a dream to shoot. Just fantastic pieces. If you can get one, itís well worth it....


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