Object Title

Centrefire bolt-action rifle - SMLE Mk.III Skeleton

Centrefire bolt-action rifle - SMLE Mk.III Skeleton

Date

about 1908

Object Number

PR.5755

Physical Description

Blued. Partially stocked. Wooden butt. Brass butt plate with trap door. 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. Large portions are sectioned to show inner workings. Rear sight is notch type, and is protected by ears. Detachable box magazine. Magazine release in trigger guard.

Dimensions

Barrellength24.5in.
Barrellength623mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 101

Calibre

.303 in

Inscriptions and Marks

Enfield monogram over IIIright side of butt
barrel band
Serial numberbridge
chamber
lug, forward of muzzle
rear volley sight
safety catch

Associations

Places Britain