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The SMLE was approved for service in 1902. British production was at Enfield Lock, London Small Arms, Birmingham Small Arms and Standard Small Arms (later the National Rifle Factory). The last British rifles were made at BSA in 1944. They were also produced in Australia at the Lithgow factory up until the mid 1950's and at India's Ishapore factory until 1988 (!). I've read that a few were made in Nepal but the info on these is a little hazy. Additionally, there are a number of locally manufactured copies from the Khyber Pass region of Afghanistan floating around lately. The quality of these copies is such that they're considered unsafe to fire.

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