Highwood Classic Arms

British & Commonwealth

Classic Military Rifles




No4 Mk2
Date: July 1949
Serial No PF120043
Calibre .303
Price: £675

Excellent Condition.

The No4 Mk2 was approved in January 1949 and deliveries of completed rifles commenced in July 1949 and were only manufactured at the
Fazakerley Royal Ordnance Factory in Liverpool. Manufacture ceased circa 1955.

There were approximately 450,000 newly made No4 Mk2s manufactured at Fazakerley. The main deference between the Mk1/Mk1* & the
Mk2 is that the trigger is mounted on the action body, where previously the trigger was mounted on the trigger guard.
This was to overcome problems with trigger pull. The Mk2 has a transverse screw through the rear of the forend where as the Mk1 has a tie plate.
The woodwork on these was beech.

This rifle was manufactured in 1949 & retains much of the original finish.
The original Mk1 (Singer) sight is still present. The action, bolt, magazine & fore-end have matching serial numbers.
It is stocked in beech which is in very good condition. The butt is standard length and has the brass butt plate.

The trigger has the correct 2-stage pull.
The bore is in excellent condition, standard 5 groove rifling gauging very tight at .301".
This one is fitted with a "N" Normal Lenght butt

This is an early No4 Mk2 from the first year of manufacture