Object Title

Centrefire bolt-action magazine military rifle - Rubin Lee-Metford Mk. I

Centrefire bolt-action magazine military rifle - Rubin Lee-Metford Mk. I

Date

1888

Object Number

XII.2138

Provenance

Transferred from the Pattern Room, Enfield (no.P18)

Dimensions

BarrelLength30.32inches
BarrelLength770mm
OverallLength1264mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 85

Calibre

0.31 in

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

This is the original Lee-Metford rifle, as manufactured before the introduction of a British cartridge for the arm.