|Place made||United Kingdom: England|
Malayan Emergency, 1948-1960
Lee-Enfield No 5 Mk I Rifle
Lee-Enfield No 5 Mk I Rifle. Receiver engraved No5 MKI(F) over 8/47 AB 7948. The butt has a rubber pad and the foregrip has a reinforcing steel cap. The bolt knob has some stable corrosion pitting.
This type of shortened and lightened rifle was commonly referred to as the Jungle Carbine. They were issued to Australian troops serving in the Malayan Emergency.