BRITISH LEE ENFIELD NO. 1 SMLE MK III .303 SHORT MAGAZINE RIFLE W/BAYONET. My dad bought me one of these at Sears and Roebuck for $10 in the late '50s. I still have it.

BRITISH LEE ENFIELD NO. 1 SMLE MK III .303 SHORT MAGAZINE RIFLE W/BAYONET. My dad bought me one of these at Sears and Roebuck for $10 in the late '50s. I still have it.

The Lee–Enfield bolt-action, magazine-fed, repeating rifle was the main firearm used by the military forces of the British Empire and Commonwealth during the first half of the 20th century. It was the British Army's standard rifle from its official adoption in 1895 until 1957

The Lee–Enfield bolt-action, magazine-fed, repeating rifle was the main firearm used by the military forces of the British Empire and Commonwealth during the first half of the 20th century. It was the British Army's standard rifle from its official adoption in 1895 until 1957

The .303 British: The Round that Built an Empire - http://www.warhistoryonline.com/war-articles/the-303-british-the-round-that-built-an-empire.html

The .303 British: The Round that Built an Empire - http://www.warhistoryonline.com/war-articles/the-303-british-the-round-that-built-an-empire.html

Loading that magazine is a pain! Get your Magazine speedloader today! http://www.amazon.com/shops/raeind

Loading that magazine is a pain! Get your Magazine speedloader today! http://www.amazon.com/shops/raeind

The Lee-Enfield bolt-action, magazine-fed, repeating rifle was the main firearm used by the military forces of the British Empire and Commonwealth during the first half of the 20th century. It was the British Army's standard rifle from its official adoption in 1895 until 1957.  The Lee-Enfield was adapted to fire the .303 British service cartridge, a rimmed, high-powered rifle round.

The Lee-Enfield bolt-action, magazine-fed, repeating rifle was the main firearm used by the military forces of the British Empire and Commonwealth during the first half of the 20th century. It was the British Army's standard rifle from its official adoption in 1895 until 1957. The Lee-Enfield was adapted to fire the .303 British service cartridge, a rimmed, high-powered rifle round.

Lee-Enfield Mk.I CLLE .303 British. It is an original Lee-Enfield Mk. Note the bridge over the receiver level with the rear of the magazine which contains a charging clip guide.

Lee-Enfield Mk.I CLLE .303 British. It is an original Lee-Enfield Mk. Note the bridge over the receiver level with the rear of the magazine which contains a charging clip guide.

M1917 Enfield Rifle....Originally developed at the Royal Small Arms Factory located at Enfield Lock, in Middlesex on the outskirts of London, the so-called P-14 used the .303 British cartridge.

M1917 Enfield Rifle....Originally developed at the Royal Small Arms Factory located at Enfield Lock, in Middlesex on the outskirts of London, the so-called P-14 used the .303 British cartridge.

Lewis M1914 Automatic Rifle  Designed by American colonel Isaac Newton Lewis, manufactured by Birmingham Small Arms in England c.1913-1942 - Serial Number 34049. 47-rounds .303 British pan magazine, gas-operated full automatic.

Lewis M1914 Automatic Rifle Designed by American colonel Isaac Newton Lewis, manufactured by Birmingham Small Arms in England c.1913-1942 - Serial Number 34049. 47-rounds .303 British pan magazine, gas-operated full automatic.

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