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The circled 'L' is the mark of a finnish company contracted to inspect and rebuild SVT's, post war.
That's a great information!Thanks.
 

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Give credit where credit is due, and that's to Vic.
I have only seen the 'L' on rifles that were also renumbered by the Finn's, with the Finn number stamped above the original serial number which was lined out.
 

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The mark is of the Lindoflin company and it was not post war but during and after.
 

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Yea the original serial number has the sa stamped over it and the new finn serial number above it.
 

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That's a Soviet mark, I think. Any serial number markings on the bolt carrier, bolt or stock?
I think I've seen that rifle before, was it on auction at one time?
 

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Bolt has mismatched numbers, Bolt carrier has no numbers, Stock has numbers but so faint there unreadable also has a faint Tula star on stock. Butt plate has a small tula star. rear sight has a star. Yea i got it off of gunbrokers a few days ago.
 
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