Lee Enfield No 5 Mk1

Hello. I came across this Lee Enfield No 5 Mk1, in an excellent condition and could not stop myself from sharing its photo. Chambered in .303 the Lee’s were known for their reliability and accuracy. These were produced in the 1944 and beyond. The SMLENo5 Mk1 is a bolt action rifle, with manual safety, iron sights with a hardy metallic butt plate. I have had the pleasure of shooting a Lee Enfield No3 Mk1, No4 Mk1 and a P14 as well, all chambered in the famous .303 cartridge. The No 5 Mk1 was different form the No4 and No3 in size and weight. Almost 4 inches shorter and a Kg lighter, these were later known as the “Jungle Carbine”.

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