British 303

Discussion in 'Curio & Relics Forum' started by MarkWood, Sep 9, 2010.

  1. MarkWood

    MarkWood New Member

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    Sep 9, 2010
    Anyboady know what this is worth?
     

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  2. pinecone70

    pinecone70 Active Member

    Jul 30, 2008
    Minnesota Gal!
    These are going for $200-$300 around here, just the run of the mill surplus rifles, not sure about the rarer types. Did you cut the stock down or was it like that?
     

  3. oscarmayer

    oscarmayer New Member

    Jun 24, 2008
    250 tops is what it would bring in my neck of the woods. i do not believe it was cut down/homemade there was a company selling cut down enfields like this a few years back , perhaps century arms ? it was listed as a sporterized enfield
     
  4. MarkWood

    MarkWood New Member

    6
    Sep 9, 2010
    I did not cut it. It was like that when I got it. Thanks for the replys fellers.
     
  5. pinecone70

    pinecone70 Active Member

    Jul 30, 2008
    Minnesota Gal!
    Heh. I'm one of the fellers. :D
     
  6. MarkWood

    MarkWood New Member

    6
    Sep 9, 2010
    OOOPS !!?? sorry and fellerets too !!
     
  7. pinecone70

    pinecone70 Active Member

    Jul 30, 2008
    Minnesota Gal!
    Hahaha! That was the first laugh I had all day! Thanks :D

    I was just teasing.
     
  8. Helix_FR

    Helix_FR Active Member

    Apr 14, 2009
    Imperial, MO
    To bad its just a No4 cut down to look like a No5 Jungle Carbine. It was popular to do for a while. 200-250. If it were a true No5 then 500-600 easy.
     
  9. Jim K

    Jim K New Member

    Dec 6, 2009
    Sure it's .303? That magazine looks like those put on No. 4 rifles that had been converted to .308.

    Jim
     
  10. jim brady

    jim brady Well-Known Member

    Sep 22, 2009
    Simla, Colorado
    Pinecone70 is really our favorite "Fellerette". I'd bet that you have one of the Indian Ishapore .308 rifles - looking at the squared off mag. Don't know of anyone who cuts them down like that commercially.

    Have heard a lot of good comments on those rifles, but I've never shot or otherwise handled one. I'd figure about $150 in value. Cut-down surplus rifles usually loose a bit of value.

    (I'll never read another post by Pinecone without remembering "Fellerette" :=))
     
  11. Helix_FR

    Helix_FR Active Member

    Apr 14, 2009
    Imperial, MO
    Good eye Jim, that mag isn't rounded over like the standard No4.
     
  12. JLA

    JLA Well-Known Member

    Feb 26, 2007
    Heart Of Texas
    its a sportsmans guide special aftermarket mag that fits both the #4 mk 1 and the #1 mk3...
     
  13. jim brady

    jim brady Well-Known Member

    Sep 22, 2009
    Simla, Colorado
    JLA - I WAS going to dis-agree with you, but I did check their sales list, and danged if you are right! That after-market mag looks just like the Ishapore conversion mag in 7.62. So it COULD be a .303.

    Why the heck anybody would prefer that one over a standard mag is beyond me. Everybody's taste is different. You can get a decent used one for about the same price.
     
  14. gandog56

    gandog56 Member

    378
    May 9, 2008
    Mobile AL.

    Really? Since I just bought a true No.5 for $250 about 6 months ago. Did I do better than I thought?:D
     
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