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British Enfield brass oil bottle made by who & when?

Article about: hello (again), this is a standard brass oil bottle but can anyone tell me who the maker is and how to date it (if that is possible) The base is stamped with the broad arrow, EFD, a crown, C5

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    Default British Enfield brass oil bottle made by who & when?

    hello (again), this is a standard brass oil bottle but can anyone tell me who the maker is and how to date it (if that is possible)

    The base is stamped with the broad arrow, EFD, a crown, C5 and E. The cap is stamped 35

    many thanks

    Dave

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    It's a British made oiler, EFD is Enfield Smalls Arms factory. From memory the C5 & E would be the Enfield inspectors stamp.

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    OK AIF, many thanks for that

    regards, dave

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