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    Ross rifle bayo question

    Does anybody know what "22507" mean?
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    Serial number.

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    A lot of these were "Lend Leased" to the U.S. early in ww2 for training, maybe the number was applied then,
    but it's not a normal marking and I haven't seen that sort of thing up here. There might be a U.S. Ordnance bomb mark as well
    if you can make it out.

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    I found a picture of US marked Ross bayo on eBay, which I can't copy and post. Mine is really beat up, but I thnk I can see a circular structure (like flaming bomb) and very faintly letter "S" ( like in "U.S."). So it is my belief that mine is one of thousands acquired by US from Canada for training after Canadian Military switched to using Lee-Enfield.

 

 

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