Object Title

Magazine

Magazine

Date

1915

Object Number

XIII.926

Provenance

Purchased 25 June 1990.

Physical Description

A conversion of a standard 10 round S.M.L.E magazine comprising a machined steel block with an integral 5 round .22 magazine. Cartridges are inserted into the chamber by means of a spring loaded steel rod, activated by the cocking handle. The internal magazine is filled by means of relieving the pressure of the magazine spring by depressing a lever on the right side.

Inscriptions and Marks

G886 on top right of machined block, and 886 on rear face of magazine.

Associations

Places England

Notes

I.Skennerton, The British Service Lee. p 207.