Object Title

Centrefire bolt-action magazine rifle - Lee-Enfield No. 4 Mk. I

Centrefire bolt-action magazine rifle - Lee-Enfield No. 4 Mk. I

Date

1955-1965

Object Number

XII.11376

Provenance

Purchased from Jack Truscott, The Craft Court, Royal Armouries, Leeds

Physical Description

A standard pattern No 4 MkI rifle, fully stocked, with blackened barrel, receiver and ten round magazine. The wood is beech. The rifle has been re-barrelled to accept 7.62mm ammunition, and the magazine shape has been altered to accomodate this, the base of it being squarer than on standard .303 calibre rifles. Date of conversion is 1989.

Dimensions

BarrelLength25.39inches
BarrelLength645mm
OverallLength1124mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number CO 89/31

Calibre

0.28 in

Inscriptions and Marks

Receiver: STERLING ARMS

Associations

Places Britain