Very Good Condition.
These unusual rifles have something of a mysterious service
history, and beleived to have ended up in the colonies,
The primary distinguishing feature of the No. 1 Mk V is the rear aperture sight.
Like the No. 1 Mk III* it lacked a volley sight & had the simplified cocking piece.
The Mk V did retain a magazine cut-off, and had the additional front barrel band which was wrapped over and attached to the rear of the nose cap to reinforce the rifle for use with the standard Pattern 1907 bayonet.
Other distinctive features include a safety lever on the
left side of the receiver which was slightly modified with a unique angular
No. 1 Mk V rifles were manufactured solely by R.S.A.F.
Enfield from 1922–1924, with a total production of roughly 20,000
Considering these rifles are now 96 years old, and having been dispered to the various colonies after the trials were concluded, used & repaired many times in service, its remarkable there are still good useable examples to shoot & collect
This example has been restored at some point & has a brand new old stock barrel, possibly by Geoffrey Organ at EFD
A good useable example of these iconic rifles