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RARE SIMPLIFIED RIFLE .303

RARE SIMPLIFIED RIFLE EXPERIMENTAL 'DD(E)3096'

 

Extremely Rare and verified matching numbers by Ian Skennerton the worlds leading authority on Enfield rifles, Ian has described this as unique rifle / bayonet combination as a brilliant example that serial number 7 from drawing 'DD(E)3096' has differences that occur on none of the other Simplified Rifles he has inspected. In fact he has to update his records to capture the differences. This is a true collectors gem. Email for more photos and Ian's personal description please. Contact me if you have a serious offer.


Maker: Toolroom, R.S.A.F. Enfield & C.S.A.D. Cheshunt, London
Serial no.: '7' on bolt lug, '7' at rear left side of action body.
Matched: All matching and original with bayonet.
Barrel: 25.2 in, external sleeved at muzzle.
Sights: Aperture, 300 & 600 dual range, fabricated.
Description: Wartime concept to simplify production, C.S.A.D. Drawing DD(E) 3096, June 1942


Observations: Dual locking lugs like Pattern 1913; similar extractor, but 2-piece. Internal magazine with No.4 follower, 5 or 6 rounds. Bolt release and ejector is plunger type. Transverse safety above trigger. Top action part is one-piece forward to the barrel; butt socket and trigger group are welded to this section. Charger guide and rear sight unit welded to top of action. Half-stock No.4 furniture style with upper band. Foresight has protectors welded to the base. This pattern Simplified Rifle uses a No.4 butt. Spring plunger with flanged collar permits removal and fixing of the bayonet. Spike bayonet is stored alongside barrel on left side.
References: ‘Lee-Enfield’ - Skennerton, p.238. 'British Rifles' - Woodend, RB 345.
'British & Commonwealth Bayonets; - Skennerton, pp.228-229
'Spirit of the Pike' - Priest, pp.39-42


Condition: Exc.- Fine
Other notes: Seven examples known to exist, some at the Pattern Room now housed at Leeds, while two are now in private collections in the United States of America.

 

 

Specific details

Make: Lee-Enfield
Model: SIMPLIFIED EXPERIMENTAL 'DD(E)3096
Year of Manufacture: ---
Barrel Length: Call
Condition : Excellent
Sights: Iron
Optical Characteristics: ---
Accessories Included: See Description (full list)
Rifle Calibre: .303 British
Serial Number: 7
Transfer & Shipping: Contact Seller for Details.
Rounds Count: ;Unknown;

Price

$ 12,250.00

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Location

Queensland

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