Serial numbers on a No.4 Mk.1

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  1. patton_jmh

    patton_jmh G&G Newbie

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    Is there any way I can track serial numbers on a No.4 Mk.1 to find out where they come from? Also, the numbers on the receiver are:

    .303 BRITISH
    UNITED KINGDOM
    IAC ALEX VA


    No4 MK1(F)
    9/48 PF42694

    I didn't know if that would help.
  2. timberlord

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    Your rifle was made Sept. 1948 at the Royal Ordanance Factory Fazakerly , Lancashire England.
    The others are import/export stamps .
  3. patton_jmh

    patton_jmh G&G Newbie

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    Wow, I never knew they made No 4 MK 1's in '48. I thought they switched to the MK2.
  4. doctor rizz

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    that could be a mk2, just mistaken for a mk1. Did they start making the mk2 in 1944?
  5. boltgun

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    enfield serial No. i d

    You can go to NAVY ARMS web site. they can break it down
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    In case you want to know more or when you get another Enfield, which seems to happen once you get one, here's a link for more info.
    Ian Skennerton's
  7. smmiller

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    I have a "civilianized" Enfield with a sporter stock,scope mounts, etc.I think it's an EddyStone.It's chambered 3006,looks like "cork screw" rifling,and has a serial number 757***.Can anybody help?
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    Not without pictures or a better description. Why do you think it's an Eddystone?
  9. simp738

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    Hi,
    I just ran across a No4 MK1 of my fathers. The S/N is 72C7314 (England). The rifle is in excellent condition. Are these rifles valued? Thanks
  10. WW2Junkie

    WW2Junkie G&G Newbie

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    You really should have started a new topic but to answer your question: depends.

    Is it original or sporterized? Bore condition? Reworked and if so by the factory or an individual? Matching numbers on bolt, mag, receiver?

    The answer lies within you actually. It was or is your fathers. Do you value it? I know I would regardless of the condition.:)

    P.S. The serial number is a number which designates a U.S. made weapon. Savage arms to be exact. The England part you posted is likely a part of the import marking showing where it came from.
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    Thank you for your time! Sorry for the blog fopa.

    I do value the rifle and would never sell it. Just trying to figure out what I have. Thanks again!
  12. WW2Junkie

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    If you can post some good clear close-ups and or some good descriptions, I'm sure we can tell you more. Also as a general idea, go to gunbroker.com or auctionarms.com and search for Enfield. It might give you some idea about yours. Could be from $50 - $250 probably.
  13. leopard

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    .303 Brit

    [Your No.4 MK1 was made at ROF (F) "Fazerkearly" in England
    sometime in sept.1948.quote=patton_jmh;694981]Is there any way I can track serial numbers on a No.4 Mk.1 to find out where they come from? Also, the numbers on the receiver are:

    .303 BRITISH
    UNITED KINGDOM
    IAC ALEX VA


    No4 MK1(F)
    9/48 PF42694

    I didn't know if that would help.[/quote]
  14. gandog56

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    My No. 4 Mk 1 is a 1943 Fazakerly. It is one sweet shooter, and likes my reloads for it.
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