Object Title

Centrefire bolt-action magazine military rifle - Pattern 1914 Mk.I (ERA), sealed pattern

Centrefire bolt-action magazine military rifle - Pattern 1914 Mk.I (ERA), sealed pattern

Date

about 1916

Object Number

PR.5984

Physical Description

Fully stocked. Metal butt plate with trap door. Bronze medallion cut into butt. All metal surfaces blued, except for medallion. Safety catch mounted on right side of receiver. Turn down bolt handle. Chamber checking hole drilled in right side of knoxform. Front volley sight cut into left side of fore stock. Front blade sight and rear aperture sight protected by ears. Rear sight numbered 2 to 16, going up in 2s.1 barrel band. 3 sling loops. Metal fore-end cap with bayonet fitting attachment.

Dimensions

Barrellength25.4in.
Barrellength645mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 58973

Calibre

.303 in British Service

Inscriptions and Marks

+butt, below medallion
butt
left side of receiver
right side of knoxform
safety catch
underside of wrist of stock

Associations

Places Britain