Object Title

Centrefire bolt-action magazine rifle - Stevens-Savage No. 4 Mk. I

Centrefire bolt-action magazine rifle - Stevens-Savage No. 4 Mk. I

Date

1935-1945

Object Number

XII.7180

Provenance

Transferred through the National Museums Consortium via Amnesty 1988. From Dorset Police, no.103

Physical Description

No. 4 rifle made under lend-lease agreement. Fully stocked, quality of fit of woodwork poor. Fit of buttplate poor. All metalwork with brown patina, no blueing left visible. Bolthead modified for extraction. Flip-up rearsight calibrated to 1300 yards. Sling swivels fitted to first barrel band and butt. Original web sling fitted.
No magazine
CONDITION: Fair

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall Length: 44.5 in (1130 mm), Barrel length: 25.2 in (640 mm)

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 57C2020

Calibre

.303 in Smoothbored to .410 bore

Inscriptions and Marks

Left hand reciever: S No4 MkI: Left hand top of reciever: U.S. Property

Associations

Places America

Notes

I Skennerton 'British Service Lee' p. 342