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    Posted: June 02 2020 at 10:18pm
he!!o all. New owner of this Enfield and was wandering if anyone could help me with any information on this riffle. 
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Welcome , sorry , cannot really see what you have from that photo - can you get a closer look at the markings ?

all i can say from the photo is that it is a no 4 mk I with wrist markings that suggest BSA or maltby or mkI* that suggest longbranch or savage 
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As said, it is a Lee Enfield No4 Mk1

Is that a TR marking on the bottom of the butt-socket ?

If so, I believe it may be a BSA (serial number prefix 3) that during testing gave better than average accuracy and was marked as a potential 'sniper variant' (TR = Telescope Rifle).
It was however never converted as the other markings etc to show it was converted are not present.
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X32408 or X32478 serial number 
1945?
T5* or T56
If that T is followed by 56, I would highly recommend having the chamber checked to see if it chambered for the 7.62x51 NATO instead of the .303B

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thank you. I am trying to figure out how to post on here.  I have many pictures I am trying to post on my riffle. 
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please bare with ne I am trying to figure out how to post multiple pictures on here.  I have many pictures of my riffle and I am trying to figure out any information on it. Right now I am trying to clean decades of cosmoline off it.
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RE: posting images.
Its a "dot & carry one" system unfortunately.

Click on "POST REPLY" button not quick reply.
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Click "browse".
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Done!

The picture will show up in your post & be saved here for later use. Just click on the tree again to see what you have saved.
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Just as the Armourer stated. The TR below the serial number identifies it as a Telescopic Rifle. The process was not completed however. An item of concern would be the * on top of the receiver. That is an indication that there was rust or a small pit found in the bore at one point in time. Not enough for the rifle to be condemned,but enough that there was cause for concern.
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thank you everyone for helping me identify this riffle. I was confused because I thought that it should have some kind of crown markings.  Not sure what kind of Enfield this is. Thank you all.
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It is a No4MkI made at the Birmingham Small Arms plant
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thank you fir your knowledge. 
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very nice rifle , you do have a keeper and well worth any restoration efforts you make to it , i realize cost is always a factor but dont scrimp on this one , it deserves the best you can muster when you take on the project , wont hurt a bit to enjoy it in the meantime just as it is though , your photos a very good , 
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