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LONG LEE Mk1*  (LONG LEE), 1901

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LONG LEE Mk1* (LONG LEE), 1901

The Lee-Enfield Mk1 was the first Lee Enfield Magazine Rifle to be Officially adopted by the British Army in 1895. The Mk1 Star version was made in 1899 with minor variations. The weapon became known as the 'Long Lee'. Originally purchased from the Northumberland Fusiliers Museum 20 years ago and held in a personal collection until sold to the Museum of Technology. Shown with 5 X Round from 1909 and WW1 Clip

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