Sold For: $1,760
Make: Fazakerley Factory, England
Model: Enfield No. 4 Mk 2
Serial Number: UF 55 A17380
Year of Manufacture: 1955
Caliber: .303 British
Action Type: Bolt Action, Detachable Magazine
Markings: The import mark on the front of the barrel reads “CAI ST ALB VT / .303 UK”. The left side of the receiver is marked “No.4 Mk2 / UF 55 A17380”. “UF” is a Fazakerley serial number prefix found only on 1955 dated Mk2 rifles (page 26 of Charles Stratton’s book, British Enfield Rifles Vol. 2 3rd Edition, Lee-Enfield No.4 and No. 5 Rifles). “55” is for 1955. The rear of the bolt handle, bottom of the magazine and underside of the forearm are each marked with the last 6 characters of the serial number “A17380”. There are scattered inspection/proof marks. The bayonet is marked “NO9Mk1 / D-54” and with inspection marks.
Barrel Length: Approximately 25 Inches
Sights / Optics: The front sight is a dovetailed set, bladed post set between two protective ears. The rear sight is an aperture sight when down. It flips up to become a sight ladder marked from “2-13”.
Stock Configuration & Condition: The stock set has a straight grip, metal nosecaps, 2 barrel bands, 2 sling loops and a brass buttplate with a hinged door for storage. The stocks show minor wear with a few scattered light scuffs and scrapes. The LOP measures 13 1/4 inches from the front of the trigger to the back of the buttplate. The buttplate has a few light marks and discoloration scattered throughout. The stock rates in about Fine overall condition as refinished.
Type of Finish: Black
Finish Originality: Original
Bore Condition: The bore is mostly bright with sharp rifling. There is infrequent minor erosion in the bore.
Overall Condition: This rifle retains about 98% of its metal finish. The metal shows a few light scrapes & handling marks. The screws are intact. Some of the markings are lightly struck. Overall, this rifle rates in about Fine Plus to Excellent condition.
Mechanics: The action functions correctly. We have not fired this rifle. As with all previously owned firearms, a thorough cleaning may be necessary to meet your maintenance standards.
Box, Paperwork& Accessories: The rifle comes with one magazine, a canvas sling and a bayonet with scabbard. The magazine shows some light scrapes & scuffs. It is in about Fine condition. The sling shows light discoloration on the canvas and minor wear in the metal. It is in about Very Good Plus to Fine condition. The bayonet and scabbard have minor wear, in about Fine condition.
Our Assessment: This Enfield No.4 Mk2 was made at the Fazakerley factory in England back in 1955. The black metal finish looks great set in the blonde wood. The bore is strong & bright and should make you smile every time you shoot it at the range. This Enfield even has matching part numbers. The Enfield No.4 Mk2 is considered to be the last bolt action rifle of the British Empire. This rifle would add nicely to any Military or Enfield collection. Good luck.
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