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Enfield
SMLE - MkIII*
Dated 1917
Calibre .303
Serial No X9596
Price: £550

Ex-Italian Navy
Details of these rifles can be seen HERE

Very Good Condition

This is one of the orginal ones we sold a few years ago the owner is mow retiring from shooting & selling his collection.

Commission Sale

These are the Ex-Italian Navy Lee Enfield Rifles that were surplused a couple of years back, we have a large batch of these

These are genuine Military Surplus rifles in service condition that have not been messed about by civillian gunsmiths etc.
They all have handling marks that is part of their history and military use.

If you are looking for a new condition all matching rifles these are not for you, if you want a rifle that is historically honest and service
original this may fit the bill.

Most of the SMLEs from the Italian Navy have an interesting history, most are WW1 dated. They appear to have been in War Reserves upto
or just before WW2 and then overhauled and put in to service in WW2, at some point during WW2 they have been used by the Canadians
which is quite common as all weapons were pooled in the various theatres of war hence each nation went home with the same number of weapons, they might not be the same weapons, this is how a lot of Lithgow rifles eneded up with British Troops.

After the war when the Allies re-armed the Italians they were given large stocks of SMLE & No4 Rifles by the Canadians.

This example is was manufactured at Enfield in 1917

Matching Serial numbers on the Action, Bolt &Barrel

Very Good Shooting Grade Bore