Highwood Classic Arms

British & Commonwealth

Classic Military Rifles



No4 Mk2
Date: June 1950
Serial No PF218109
Calibre .303
Price: £675
Very Good 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 1950 & 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, butt marked with rack No79. The butt is standard length and has the brass butt plate.
The trigger has the correct 2-stage pull.
The bore is in very good condition, standard 5 groove rifling& gauging nice & tight at .3025".
This one is fitted with a "N" Normal Lenght butt