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The Magazine Lee-Enfield Mk.1*

or "Long Lee" M.L.E. Mk.1*

by the B.S.A. & M. Co.

(Birmingham Small Arms & Metal Company)

In the reign of Victoria Regina - 1892


Under the above name, B.S.A. was incorporated in 1873, and dissolved in 1916, mid Great War.

The next two images can be rotated and zoomed, either as initially loaded or full-screen for higher definition.

 


 

DATA TABLE - ALL MEASUREMENTS AS VIEWED EXAMPLE
FIREARM
IMPERIAL
(METRIC)
Designation or Type :
British Service Rifle
Manufacturer :
Birmingham Small Arms & Metal Company
Date :
1892
Serial No :
56810
Furniture :
Walnut
Action Type :
Turning bolt
Nomenclature or main marks:
Magazine Lee-Enfield/Metford
Calibre :
.303inch Centre Fire
? mm
Weight :
9 lbs. 4 ozs.
? kgs
Length - Overall :
49.25 inches
? cms
Length - Barrel :
30.375 inches
? cms
Pull :
13½inches
? cms
Spare row :
-

Rifling - No. of Grooves :

7
Rifling - Twist & Direction :
1 turn in ? inches - RH
? cms
Rifling - Groove width :
0.0?? inches
? mm
Rifling - Land width :
0.0?? inches
? mm

Rifling - Groove depth at muzzle :

   
Sight - Fore :
barleycorn on block
-
Sight - Rear :
V-notch tangent leaf
-
Sight - Radius :
21¾ inches
? cms

This rifle can be viewed fitted with the Wilkinson Sword Company's

"Portable Sub-Target Machine"

for musketry training without ammunition.


 

 

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