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Old 07-03-2014, 02:48 PM   #1
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Default 1903 lend lease???

Can anyone tell me what this mark means on the bolt of a 1903 springfield?

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Old 07-03-2014, 04:13 PM   #2
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Not certain on this one, but sometimes parts were subbed out, and would bear a distinctive maker's mark on that part. Smith-Corona made bolts for the 1903A3, and the root of the bolt handle had a cross marking on it.

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I can't, but it is not lend-lease, or you'd find the royal arsenal marks elsewhere. Those are rare too.
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