Enfield Sht LE Number 1 Mk1*** 1905 .303
Built at Enfield in 1905 as a SMLE No1 Mk* then circa 1913 modified to MkI*** British Land Army Spec. This No1 Mkl*** is now 113 years old and is still in very good condition.
For Shooting the No1 Mkl*** is a must as it has the Mark MkVll upgraded sight system ,
the HV markings behind the rear sight . The mag has the stand mk1*** / mk111 early mag type. . On the right side of the receiver has the normal marks Enfield Sht-LE 1905 mK1*** on the left hand side has the number 11 (1911) that was the upgrade date from Mk1* to Mk1*** British Land Army upgrade program conversion date.
The barrel is common numbered to the receiver and dated 06 (1906) the barrel has 10 EFD inspection viewing marking's and and two military proof markings. There are no Indian proof marks on the rifle.
These is the best version of the No1 Mk1 serials of SMLE's. Full floating charger guided system was the prelude to the No1 Mklll with its fixed charger bridge.
This version was only in production for 4 years before its more famous Mklll took the stage.
Now very hard to find and in very condition