The Complete Lee Enfield .303 No 5 Mk I collection!

  • Condition:
  • Make:Lee Enfield
  • Model:No 5 Mk I "Jungle Carbine"
  • Ammo Type:Centrefire
  • Action Type:Bolt
  • Bore Diameter:0.311
  • Calibre:.303 British
  • Serial Number:6275

Private User

Seller Type: Private User
Licence # 10128123-02
Location: MOUNTAIN CREEK, QLD, 4557
Transferring Dealer: Cleaver Firearms, QLD, 4020
Licence # 50000073
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OK; Back on the market at $2,500.00 [plus Weapons Branch, Dealer and transportation costs] for this Lee Enfield No 5 Mk I collection, which includes:

* Rifle Factory Ishapore Thorough Factory Repaired No 5 Mk I, with "Ishy Screw" and a new barrel, by the look of it. The wood furniture has some small dings commensurate with age and use but the metalwork is clear and sharp. There’s even an amourer’s repair of what looks like a possible bayonet or sword cut in the fore end!
It has:
* Shiny bore and sharp rifling.
* A No 1 bolt-head fitted by my local Gunsmith, Rob B to head-space the breech as part of his check of the weapon for me.
* A micrometer rack rear sight calibrated from up close to 800 yards for steady shots, which, when folded forward, flips up a 300 yard [ the maximum 4" point blank range ] ghost ring rear sight, for fast acquisition of a target.

Notional Fair Market Price: $1,750.00 [ see previous SSAA sales at up to $1,950.00 ]

* A No 5 bayonet, in unused condition, with matching scabbard and frog.

Notional Fair Market Price: $750.00 [ see historical data on past sales of this rare item ]

Notional Fair Market Price so far: The asking price of $2,500.00

Included at no extra cost:

* A matching DoD 1945 Jungle Carbine canvas rifle bag in good condition. [ Shorter than the SMLE bag ] Notional Fair Market Price: At least $50.00 - if you can find one [see: https://www.amazon.com/warreplica-WWII-Carry-Enfield-Rifle/dp/B01FI7KTUK

* The book "The Number 5 Jungle Carbine" by noted authority Alan M Petrillo, published by Excalibur Publications as part of their "British Firearms" series; ISBN 1 -880677-06-7. Notional Fair Market Price: $~AUD38.00 on AbeBooks.com

* The correct green webbing sling. Notional Fair Market Price: $35.00 on eBay

* a period cord and brass plumb-bob pull-through, unissued condition. Notional Fair Market Price: $15.00

* The issued brass [ not Bakelite ] oil bottle with dispensing spoon fitted into the gasketed screw-down lid. Notional Fair Market Price: $15.00

Stripper clip: Notional Fair Market Price: $3.00 on eBay

Total saving on taking the lot $~156.00 plus the time to buy them! You may find cheaper or dearer...

More photographs available to serious inquirers on request.

Be quick! Sensible offers considered, but no tyre-kickers or wishful thinkers, please.

All the work of this most carefully acquired collection done for you!

Date Listed: 18/08/2019

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