Lee-Enfield No 9 Mk I Rifle : Royal Navy

Place Europe: United Kingdom
Accession Number REL/16956
Collection type Technology
Object type Firearm
Maker Parker Hale Ltd
Place made United Kingdom: England
Date made 1960
Conflict Period 1960-1969

Lee-Enfield No 9 Mk I Rifle. Receiver marked .22 R.F.N.9 Mk I over P-H 60 and the serial number. This rifle has been converted from a SMLE No IV rifle by boring out the .303 inch calibre barrel and then sleeved with a .22 inch calibre liner. The bolt head has been replaced to take an offset firing pin and the magazine spring removed. The heel of the butt has been repaired.

History / Summary

This trainer rifle was converted in 1960 as one of a special batch ordered by the Royal Navy.

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