August 14, 2019 10:00 AM EDT Cincinnati


** Birmingham SMLE No.1 Mk III* Rifle

.303 caliber, 25.5" barrel, S/N L15681.  Matching numbers. Blued finish with military stock. Blade front sight with tangent rear sight. Knox marked with Birmingham factory stamp and proofs with receiver showing serial number and additional proofs.  Socket marked with model, Birmingham markings, and 1936 manufacture date. Collar also marked with Federal Ordnance inspection markings.


Fair.  Some thinning of finish on sharp edges and working parts with legible markings. Stock shows some handling marks and blemishes consistent with surplus arms but free of serious cracks and splits, replaced upper hand guard. Bore is good; somewhat dark with visible edges to rifling.

Estimate: $300 - $500
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