This No4 Mk1* Enfield rifle was manufactured in late 1943 or early 1944 during WW II by the Savage owned Stevens Arms Company, in Chicopee Falls Massachusetts. It has matching serial numbers to the receiver, barrel and bolt. The receiver is marked "US Property" and the flaming bomb symbol as it was part of the Lend Lease agreement. It has a excellent, bright, shiny 2 grooved bore with sharp lands and an excellent muzzle, see picture 2. The two groove barrel is thought to be more accurate than the more common five groove barrel. The headspace measures good on 0.067" armourers gauge with a No '2' bolt head and the firing pin protrusion is good at 0.048 inch. It has a smooth, tight action. The metal shows little wear to the sharp edges with 98% of it's grey phosphate finnish remaining, nose caps, bands, and the standard 10 round magazine are just starting to turning a plum color. A little light freckling shows on the left side, see picture 7. The original American Walnut wood stock is in very good condition, showing a some tiger stripe grain pattern with a little dark staining on the butt stock commensurate with it's sixty five years of service. This weapon is complete with an excellent overall BLO finish. Additional details are available.
|Payment and Shipping Instructions:|