Object Title

Centrefire bolt-action magazine rifle - Enfield Pattern 1917

Centrefire bolt-action magazine rifle - Enfield Pattern 1917

Date

1917-1918

Object Number

XII.10393

Provenance

J.B.P. Young collection.

Physical Description

A 'sporterised' military rifle, retaining its standard bolt and magazine, but being otherwise modified by means of removing the rearsight and protective 'wings' and fitting replacement sight forward of the breech. The woodwork has also been modified my means of shortening the forend, removing the top and bottom barrel covers, barrel bands and bayonet lug, and filling in the orifice for the butt sling swivel and inset for the brass regimental disc.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 45.75 in. (1163 mm), barrel length: 27 in. (635 mm)

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number W200832

Calibre

.303 in

Inscriptions and Marks

Proof marks on breech only.

Associations

Places America