Martini-Enfield Mk II Rifle : Victorian Military Forces

Place Oceania: Australia, Victoria
Accession Number REL/12223
Collection type Technology
Object type Firearm
Place made United Kingdom: England
Date made 1900
Conflict Australian Colonial Forces, 1854-1900

Martini-Enfield Mk II Rifle. Single shot lever action right side stamped Crown over VR over L.S.ACo (London Small Arms Co) 1877 II, VIC GOV in a circle and left side Crown over VR ENFIELD over 1900 ME .303 II. Butt stamped with an Enfield roundel II and VIC GOV in a circle (twice), double arrow sale mark and 10652. It is complete with a black leather sling.

History / Summary

This rifle is a conversion from a Mk II Martini Henry to a Martini Enfield Mk II in 1900. It was used by the Victorian Military Forces.