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Maybe but its TR, not FR, mate. I think its just a poorly struck "FTR". If you look closely the top right end of the "F" shows up.
Don't shoot till you see the whites of their thighs. (Unofficial motto of the Royal Air Force)
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Originally posted by Shamu Shamu wrote:

Maybe but its TR, not FR, mate. I think its just a poorly struck "FTR". If you look closely the top right end of the "F" shows up.

A little chalk would help, but I tend to agree FTR
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WellI have to admit that you folks surely do know your stuff! Have to ask, a brass butt plate has a hole for a cleaning device I believe, would this be a rod or a brass weight and rope? nothing there now but just curious.

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A brass oiler and a pull through is what would have been in your rifle.


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Cool, gonna have to find one of those. Thanks.
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This is what your sportised SMLE would have looked like in it's military configuration.


This is MY rifle, there are many like, but this one... is MINE!
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By all means get one, but keep it as a souvenir, not a cleaner except in an emergency.
They damage muzzles really easily.
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