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I have two extra #1 nosecaps. The serial #s are E41324 & 9229. Can anyone help with where the whole rifles were made? It must be late at night but I'm not making sense of the bible.
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Without any other clues it's almost impossible to come up with anything but a basic educated guess. E41324 is most likely a 1917 BSA or a WWII era Lithgow or Ishapore. SSA is a remote possiblity, but LSA didn't use an 'E' prefix on MkIIIs or III*s. I don't believe EFD used 5 digit numbers, but I may be off base there.

A 4 digit, no prefix number has too big a range of possibilities to even hazard a guess.

Any other marks anywhere on them?
 

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E41324 has a BA stamp so that puts it as WWII Lithgow right?
9229 has a F 85 stamp inside & a small, feint EFD under an arrow & above what appears to be 11.
I can definitely see a bit more clearly this morning.:)

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A "BA" stamped bolt would be WWII Lithgow. There should also be a number stamped under the bolt handle.

It certainly sounds like you have an EFD made bolt as well.
 
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