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1914 Enfield

Discussion in 'Rifle Discussion' started by SheepDog223, Dec 23, 2010.

  1. SheepDog223

    SheepDog223 Salem Well-Known Member

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    Markings on the right side of the wrist are:

    G.R. (under the crown)
    B.S.A.Co
    1914
    SHILE
    III


    What can you tell me and where can I go to get the best research pictures?
     
  2. Swedish K

    Swedish K SW Washington Moderator Staff Member

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  3. tac

    tac UK, Oregon and Ontario. Well-Known Member

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    That's SHTLE, Short, Lee-Enfield. MkIII = Mark 3 G.R. under the crown = Georgius REX = King George. BSA Co = Birmingham Small Arms Company 1914 = year of manufacture

    Issue rifle of the British Empire.

    Get the definitive book by Ian Skennerton - 'The Lee-Enfield Story' ISBN 1-85367-138-X

    If it isn't in there, it isn't.

    tac
     
  4. madcratebuilder

    madcratebuilder Ardenwald, OR Well-Known Member

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