Object Title

Centrefire bolt-action magazine rifle - Springfield Model 1903 A3

Centrefire bolt-action magazine rifle - Springfield Model 1903 A3

Date

1943

Object Number

XII.11203

Provenance

Purchased 12th May 2000.

Physical Description

Parkerised bolt action reciever fitted into a rough wooden stock. The rear sight is mounted on the rear reviever ring. The barrel is stamped with Remington and Birmingham proof marks. A M1 sling is attached. (This sling is right for late production 1903's). The weapon has been reproofed in 1996. (Possibly on importation into this country).

Dimensions

BarrelLength629mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 3903070

Calibre

.30-06 in

Inscriptions and Marks

Stamped with Birmingham proofs and date stamp for 1996.

Associations

Places America