View Full Version : How rare is a pre-57 unmodified L1A1 1-piece firing pin?n

December 14, 2017, 18:17
found one I'd originally thought was Indian.

December 14, 2017, 20:41
I've got a couple early Canuck one piece pins, and to me, they're really tough to find. I'm not sure if there's a difference between Brit and Canuck, but I'd assume not.
Mine are used, btw.

NZ L1A1 Collector
December 14, 2017, 23:16
The one piece firing pins were in service between 1957 - 1960 when they were replaced with the standard 2 piece type. When they were uncounted during inspections they were removed and generally ended up as punches.

The Australians also started with 1 piece firing pins.