British Army L42A1   7.62  Sniper Rifle   dated 1971

         With very rare 100% complete CES Chest 

Comes with full provenance 

      This complete British Army L42A1 has come from a long time serving member of the British Armed Forces who is on current deployment with the British Armed Forces .  This person is also a founding member of the well respected 'Lovet Society'. 

      We also have provenance from its previous owner before that , dating back to the 1990's. 

   This L42A1 Serial no A9751 batch number 19 of 11 shipped to Donnington on the 4th August 1971 from the Enfield factory as part of British Armed Force Sniper rifle program .  

        This L42A1 is chambered in 7.62 x 51 NATO and has the date stamp for 1971 and is common numbered.

        The L42A1 was the last Lee Enfield Sniper Rifle to see service from 1969 to 1991, it was involved in many conflicts around the world  including Northern Ireland and the Falklands War and was deployed in the First Gulf War. 

       Most L42A1 were deployed from BAOR (British Army of the Rhine) at  Rheindahlen in West Germany as part of the British Government commitment to NATO.  It is unknown how many L42A1 were deployed in the First Gulf War and any action they might have been involve in.




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