Lee-Enfield Rifle Mk1

Description
Long Lee-Enfield Rifle Mk1, .303 inch calibre. Magazine 5 groove, Enfield, left hand twist.
Weight 9lbs 4ozs
Overall Length 49.5 inches
Barrel Length 30.2 inches
Rear Sight Graduated 0 - 1800 yards
Lobbing Sight Graduated 1600 - 2800 yards

Maker BSA & Co LTD
Sling Swivels attached to middle band, Filing Swivel attached to rear of Nose Cap. C/w Magazine Cut off Slide and Lobbing Sights. `Long Tom' nick name. Barrel and action
marked with Military Acceptance and Proof Marks. N.Z. Military Issue Marked.
Loading method: magazine breech loading repeater Ignition system: bolt action
Place/date of origin: England [1894; 1899]
Usage: military
Event/Place: South African War
Event date: 1899-1901.
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Media/Materials
Lee-Enfield rifle Mk1, .303 inch calibre
Measurements
Weight 9lbs 4ozs
Overall Length 49.5 inches
Barrel Length 30.2 inches
Production place
Collection
Department collection type
Credit line
Collection of Waikato Museum Te Whare Taonga o Waikato
Accession number
1965/42/4

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