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Arsenal Refurbished P14 Enfield Rifle Cal .303 British

Arsenal Refurbished P14 Enfield Rifle Cal .303 British


 
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Our Price: $899.99

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Product Code: ENFIELD0007-ARSENALREFURB
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We are proud to present these British P14 Rifles, restored to very good to excellent condition by our master gunsmiths.
The metal parts were carefully dissassembled, inspected, and refinished. The original stocks were removed, thoroughly cleaned, and refinished. Stocks may have small dings, dents, or trench art but most are in good condition. There may be small cracks in the stock and or small chunks missing as these stocks are at least 100 years old and have seen a thorough service life. Please view the photos above. All hardware from the stock was refinished and properly installed. The guns were carefully checked for headspace.

The Pattern 14 Enfield rifles saw use in World War I and many other subsequent conflicts. This is an incredibly rare chance to get ahold of a beautiful piece of history!

We do have a few Hand Select Bore rifles available for +$200. If you would like to purchase a P14 with this option, please call us at (321) 212-7801 to place the order with this option (Mon-Fri, 9AM-5PM EST).

If you would like to place an order with multiple Hand Select Fees such as manufacturer and bore condition, please call us at (321) 212-7801 to place the order (Mon-Fri, 9AM-5PM EST).

FFL or C&R REQUIRED: Please send a copy of the FFL or C&R license to sbarry@rtifirearms.com or fax to (321) 989-0232. Thank you for your business!

A Brief History of the Enfield P14:

Before World War I, the British had the Short Magazine Lee–Enfield (SMLE) as their main rifle. Compared to the German Mausers or U.S. 1903 Springfield, the SMLE's .303 rimmed cartridge, originally a black powder cartridge, was ill-suited for feeding in magazine or belt-fed weapons and the SMLE was thought to be less accurate than its competition at longer ranges. The long-range accuracy of the German 7×57mm Mauser Model 1895 in the hands of Boer marksmen during the Boer War (1899-1902) made a big impression on the British Army, and a more powerful, modern rifle was desired. Thus, even though improved Lee–Enfield variants (the SMLE) and .303 British Mark VII ammunition with pointed (spitzer) projectiles entered service after the Boer War in 1910, a committee was formed to develop an entirely new design of rifle and cartridge. The starting point was to copy many of the features of the Mauser system. The rifle was developed at the Royal Small Arms Factory at Enfield (arsenal) in the United Kingdom.


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