English No.4 MK II* socket bayonet by P.S.& S.Ltd and VNS with rare experimental MkII tubular scabbard (ABCN340(K4)(JN61-1)

€ 75,00
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Enfield 303. No.4 rifle. Excellent parkerized socket and round bright finished blade. Excellent blade tip. Socket is marked No.4 Mk II* and P.S.& S. Ltd (= Prince - Smith & Stells, Keighly, Yorkshire) and with a British subcontractor logo VNS (= Viners Ltd, Sheffield ) a number 48 and a unusual inspection marking: 4 wE. 
Comes with the rare and experimental MkII steel tubular scabbard marked S 191 on the tip (= Dispersal code for Franco-British Electical Company, Tempel Park, Hurley, UK.)  Excellent blued example with an alloy throat marked with a W in a circle and /I\. It is missing one of its throat retaining screws. Comes with a minty M 1937 green khaki frog 

The steel MkII tubular scabbard is made by the Franco-British Electrical Company, Tempel Park, Hurley. They only made 25.000 tubular scabbards, all in 1944 (Also see JN 60-3 for the scabbard)
Excellent set!