The Lee Enfield Metford Rilfes Carbines Ian Skennerton

The Lee Enfield Metford Rilfes Carbines Ian Skennerton

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The Lee Enfield Metford Rilfes Carbines A Century of Lee-Metford & Lee-Enfield Rifles & Carbines
by Ian Skennerton

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The final, updated successor to ‘British Service Lee’ published 1982 and 'Lee-Enfield Story' 1992.

The most comprehensive research book / catalogue ever written on the Lee Enfield Metford Rifles & Carbines. The 600 page work is supported with 1200 photographs and drawings. There are sections on bayonets and accessories. This is the most definitive work for collectors, war history researchers, weapon museums and gun smith repairers.

                 
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  1.  PREVIEW - GENERAL, MODEL IDENTIFICATION                      ...                9

  2.  THE DESIGNERS; LEE, METFORD & ENFIELD R.S.A.F.             ...              15

  3.  MAGAZINE RIFLE TRIALS                   ...            ...            ...            ...     27

  4.  THE MAGAZINE LEE-METFORD                       ...            ...            ...        61

  5.  THE MAGAZINE LEE-ENFIELD                         ...            ...            ...       89

  6.  A SHORT RIFLE, THE S.M.L.E.                            ...            ...            ...  121

  7.  .303 RIFLES No. 4 & No. 5                     ...            ...            ...             211

  8.  SMALL BORE TRAINERS                      ...            ...            ...                 265

  9.  NORTH AMERICAN PRODUCTION                   ...            ...                     307

10.  AUSTRALIAN MANUFACTURE           ...            ...            ...                     333

11.  PRODUCTION IN INDIA, PAKISTAN & NEPAL              ...          ..            357

12.  LEE-ENFIELD HYBRIDS                       ...            ...            ...    .            375

13.  COMPONENT PARTS EVOLUTION     ...            ...            ...       .            391

14.  SERVICE ACCESSORIES & FITTINGS                ...            ...      .            403

15.  TECHNICAL DESCRIPTIONS & ILLUSTRATIONS         ...           ..            431

16.  SERIAL NUMBER & PRODUCTION RANGES                ...          ...            555

17.  MANUFACTURE, ARMOURER & ISSUE MARKINGS   ...            ..  .            571

18.  AN AMMUNITION SUMMARY            ...            ...            ...                     589

       ABBREVIATIONS                     ...            ...            ...            ...              599

       SELECT BIBLIOGRAPHY       ...            ...            ...            ...                 600

       INDEX                          ...            ...            ...            ...            ...         602

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Book Condition:
PERFECT - NEW BOOK
Outer Cover on Book:
Hard Boards with Dust Jacket
Total Pages:
600
Publication Date:
2007
Dimensions in mm :
220 x 300 x 37

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