View Full Version : WTK: ID fn rifles

February 26, 2009, 11:13
I have two Fn style Rifles recently aquired:

1st one: right side has markings RFI 1971, trigger has a broad arrow stamp on this side as well, bolt has a w style marking on it, bottem of bolt has a KE stamp
Left side has RIFLE 7.62mm 1A1, BH526x, by the saftey switch is UB58 A7878, broad arrow mark on the safety switch, magazine has P1/88 9600017 no import marks

2nd one: left side has this number1005-001583, a star in on the receiver where the barrel connects, right side has number 0387x, a T under this number, ue66,A14514x, broad arrow marks on the safety, no import marks

can someone id these rifles for me? Tell me what they are, who built them etc? They are the first FAL rifles I have ever owned so I dont have any books, any knowledge or any friends who collect them. I need help


February 26, 2009, 11:15
Your rifles have Indian and UK markings. Could you post pictures? It would greatly assist in proper identification.

February 26, 2009, 13:13
I cant post pics at the moment:

They have 18 inch barrels and black plastic hardware. Each hand guard has six slots. Each has a carrying handle.

February 27, 2009, 01:51
by the saftey switch is UB58 A7878
Lower was made by birmingham small arms in 1958.

9600017 is the part number for a british l1a1 magazine.

lower was made by enfield in 1966