Object Title

Centrefire bolt-action rifle - SMLE Mk.III

Centrefire bolt-action 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. Produced at Enfield.

Dimensions

dimensions:0.640 1.120 weight:4.01

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 166

Calibre

.303 in

Associations

Places Britain