Object Title

Centrefire bolt-action magazine carbine - Lee-Speed

Centrefire bolt-action magazine carbine - Lee-Speed

Date

1885-1895

Object Number

XII.9322

Provenance

Transferred from COD Weedon, 1925. (1927 list no.528)

Physical Description

Marks on left of barrel, NITRO PROVED, Birmingham proof. Left breech E (circled) and Birmingham proof. Top flat of breech B.S.A. trade mark. Right side of breech 743 (x2), V (circled) bolt head PATENT 19/45/90. Bolt guard, arrow over SK; crown over B B3. Underside of butt 565 (in white paint) underside of small F . Right side of buttsocket LEE SPEED PATENTS B.S.A Co.

Dimensions

OverallLength40in

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 743

Calibre

.303 in

Associations

Places Britain