Object Title

Centrefire self-loading magazine rifle - Lee-Enfield Mk. III

Centrefire self-loading magazine rifle - Lee-Enfield Mk. III

Date

1918

Object Number

XII.9292

Provenance

Transferred from COD Weedon, 1925. (1927 list no.304)

Physical Description

Gas tube and plunger down the right side of the weapon, and a tubular pistol grip is fitted. The magazine is missing.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 44.094 in (1120 mm)

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 6223

Calibre

.303 in

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

An experiment during the Great War.
See I.Skennerton,'The British Service Lee', Margate, Australia, 1982, p. 388.