Date: June 1950
Serial No PF218109
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
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