This is a nice BSA civilian SMLE which has no date of manufacture and is fitted with a very good barrel, proof marked in 2010. It has been accurised by Fultons and AJ Parker during it history and is fitted with beech furniture, which is has a few transit marks, but otherwise is undamaged and overall is in very good condition. Receiver and bolt have matching numbers.
Metal work is very good with no damage and bluing is 99%. Receiver markings are limited even for a SMLE and consist of the BSA logo, serial number, proof marks and inspectors stamps. There is minimal wear to the receiver and the bolt cycles smoothly without any excess movement. The rifle is fitted with a standard SMLE rearsight and has been correctly modified for a T conversion
The bolt has been gauged for correct headspace and firing pin protrusion. Bolt face is excellent and unmarked, Bolt head and the bolt body, have the customary proof marks. The bolt has matching numbers with the receiver.
The barrel is in good condition, having been fitted new in 2010.
The furniture is beech and in good condition. The butt is stamped 0335, is fitted with a brass butt plate the butt disc is marked PFTC.