A Lee-Enfield, short magazine rifle Mark III, 1944, mounted with World War I vintage wire cutters, manufactured by C. H. Pugh Ltd of Birmingham, England.

The Lee-Enfield was designed at the Royal Small Arms Factory in Enfield. Its bolt system was designed by James Paris Lee. It became known as the '303'.

Part of the Jack Chisholm Fencing Collection.

Physical Description

A Lee-Enfield rifle, Mark III* with a wire cutting tool clamped on the end of the barrel. Leather shoulder strap with brass fittings attached to rifle. Brass butt plate. Bolt and magazine removed. Small screw lever for attaching central sight. Sight missing.

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