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    SRS check on Springfield 1903

    Was wondering if I could please get an SRS on my Springfield 1903 S/N 404784. The rifle looks to have not had any rebuilds so maybe sold through DCM. Just wanting to see if I can find some information on it. Thanks in advance.


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    It is not SRS listed, but there were quite some 1910 NM rifles around this serial. Would you mind sharing a few pictures of your rifle, especially showing the bolt and the receiver rails?

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    Sure no problem this rifle also has what looks like someone's three letter initials stamped into the receiver just behind the gas relief hole on the right side see here: https://www.milsurps.com/showthread.php?t=67561
    The stock with numbers is a single cross bolt S stock the rifle came in, I have since switched it to a C stock. If you need more pictures just let me know
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    Adding more pictures.
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    Your pictures aren‘t the best - you should use natural light instead of artificial light and flash. Then it is much easier to tell. Your bolt looks blued and therefore I would exclude it from being a NM rifle.

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    Sorry about that but those were the best I could do with my phone. This rifle is starting to bug me. It matches a 1910 built rifle but no markings on the stock, except for the numbers on the top of the butt. Still has a straight bolt and doesn't seem to have ever been rebuilt. Maybe a gun club rifle?

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    It could had been a NRA purchase which escaped the sometimes later applied stamp on the magazine guard.

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    That's possible don't think SA started stamping NRA on the rifles until around 1915. Is their a list of rifles sold through NRA out there?

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    For what I know these were first sold without the stamps, then later with stamps. Those which were without stamps then got stamped afterwards. But not everyone went to get his rifle stamped.

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