BSA SMLE No1 MkIII
Serial No 95209
Service Rifle B Configuration
Very Good Condition
Built as a Service Rifle B Target Rifle
These were built by BSA between the Wars.
I have seen a number of these over the years all in the same configurations,
sometimes they have the original BSA factory test target
Fitted with Parker Hale 5A Target Sights and has the
correct .303 MkVII scale plates.
The action has had lead added to the action to give more contact surface
with the stock.
Originally had a BSA heavy barrel that had suffered from pitting, obviously
from corrosive ammunition of the time.
Original BSA Heavy Target barrels are non existent
these days, how ever I have managed to source & fit an original new
old stock Lithgow Military Heavy Barrel.
This is the same barel fitted to the Australian SMLE Sniper
Rifles and is the same profile as the BSA Heavy Target Barrel.
Just back from London Proof House
Bore As New. Fitted with a "L" Long Butt
This rifle saw service with the Australian Army, the top
of the Knox form has a cancelled VIC mark denoting Australian Victoria
The action also has sold out of service marks
Matching numbers on the action, bolt & nose