December 08, 2020 10:00 AM EST Cincinnati


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Commercial British Enfield Rifle

Altered to .65 caliber, 39" smooth barrel, NSN.  Blued finish with stock secured by three bands, rear band secured by pin.  Blade front sight with 1,200-yard rear elevator sight.  Barrel shows British proofs of "[crown]/BP" and "[crown]/BV" along with "19".  Breech marked "82" with matching number on trigger guard.  Stock shows " VIII" mating mark in ramrod channel with front barrel band appearing to show matching marking.  Lockplate interiors do not appear to be marked.  Ramrod appears to be of the one-piece variety.  Lockplate unmarked but does show remnants of crown marking just rear of front lockplate screw.

Condition:

Fair.  Barrel has a dark blue patina with some scattered rust and oxidation.  Stock snows numerous repairs but does not currently exhibit major damage.  Action is functional, will operate better with care.  Bore is dark with some dusty rust and oxidation.

Estimate: $600 - $800
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$570
12/08/2020

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