Object Title

Centrefire bolt-action magazine military rifle - SMLE Mk.III

Centrefire bolt-action magazine military rifle - SMLE Mk.III

Date

about 1907

Object Number

PR.5735

Provenance

Gifted with the Pattern Room from the Ministry of Defence, August 2005 Gifted to the Pattern Room by the Controller of Libraries, Museums & Arts, Borough of Haringey, London, November 1977

Physical Description

Blued. Fully stocked. Brass medallion set into stock. 3 sling loops. 1 barrel band. 1 fore end cap with front sight blade, with ears, and bayonet fitting attachment. Rear sight is notch type, and is protected by ears. Detachable box magazine. Magazine release in trigger guard.

Dimensions

OverallLength1120 mm
OverallWeight4.01 kg
BarrelLength640 mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 166

Calibre

.303 in