This No4 (T) Enfield rifle was manufactured in 1943 at BSA Shirley wartime code M47. These were selected from those rifles on final production that test fired exceptionally well. This rifle was made into a No4(T) by Holland & Holland in north London and this work is stamped by them on the receiver and buttstock. This rifle shows evidence of serving in the far east with green preservative paint on the metal parts, stock bolt and Indian cartouches on the butt stock. It has a good walnut wood stock with no damage. The headspace is perfect at "No Go" 0.067 inch and Firing pin protrusion at 0.045 inch which is perfect and does not get any better. It has all matching serial numbers on the receiver, bolt, magazine and stock. The bore is excellent with sharp lands. The complete mechanism is tight in excellent condition. It retains 99% of it original oil blackened surface finish. The scope is a reproduction with excellent optics with the No8 Mk1 case included with scope lens caps and adjusting tool and instructions. The rear sight is a Singer Manufacturing example. The original Enfield cotton sling is stiff with age as it is dated 1942 along with the broad arrow and the maker B.S.Ltd. Additional details showing details of Holland & Holland stamps on receiver etc. can be supplied on request. This will be a perfect addition to the Enfield collection as they are not making anymore. A 90 day lay away option is available on request.
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