Object Title

Centrefire bolt-action magazine sniper rifle - Enfield No. 4 (T)

Centrefire bolt-action magazine sniper rifle - Enfield No. 4 (T)

Date

1944

Object Number

XII.11149

Provenance

Purchased 11 June 1999.

Physical Description

A standard late-production No 4[T] based on the Enfield No4 rifle, but with an added wooden cheek-piece, base mounts for telescopic sight on the left side of the receiver, and a forward sling swivel in front of the magazine. A No32, MkI telescopic sight is fitted. The overall condition of the rifle is very good, although there is some wear to the finish of the sight

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number PB1211C

Calibre

.303 in

Inscriptions and Marks

Left body side: PB1211C Scope: No32 MkI

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

For details of No4 [T] refer Skennerton, The British Sniper, and Laidler, An Armourer's Perspective, .303 No 4[T] Sniper Rifle