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Lee Enfield Carbine Mark 1

Lee Enfield Carbine Rifle, Mark 1, 1900. This bolt-action carbine is recognised by its distinctive flattened and turned down bolt. This type of carbine, which had a calibre of .303", was used by British Mounted Infantry during the fighting in South Africa, 1899-1902. This particular rifle also has a dust cover over the bolt and a leather sight protector. Acc No: 439

Date:
1900-1892
Item Type:
photograph
Reference:
439

Lee Enfield Carbine Mark 1 is an object from the Durham Light Infantry (DLI) Collection.

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