ENFIELDS

The publisher would like to thank Mr. Ian Skennerton and Mr. Bob Maze for making the following information available.
Originally manufactured by the Royal Small Arms Factory at Enfield Lock on the northern outskirts of London, in Middlesex, England. Various Enfield rifles, carbines and revolvers were produced and/or converted by other British factories (B.S.A., L.S.A., S.S.A., N.R.F., P. Webley & Son, Webley & Scott Ltd., Albion Motors, W.W. Greener, Westley Richards, Vickers (VSM), R.O.F. Fazakerley, R.O.F. Maltby, B.S.A. Shirley (M47C), as well as at Lithgow, Australia (from 1913), Canada at Long Branch (from 1941), the United States by Stevens-Savage (also from 1941), RFI Ishapore, India (from 1905), Nakhu, Pyuthan and Sundrijal in Nepal (from 1911), and at Wah Cantt in Pakistan (from the late 1950s).
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ENFIELDS Firearms Models

U.S. MODEL 1917 ENFIELD Image

U.S. MODEL 1917 ENFIELD

.30-06 cal., bolt action, 6 shot (5 shot mag.), 26 in. barrel, original finish was high polish blue, although wartime and post war refurbished rifles may be parkerized or black matte, adj. sights, military stock, derived from English P14 En...

THE ENFORCER Image

THE ENFORCER

Commercial heavy barrel sniper rifle similar to British Army's L42A1 but blonde beech woodwork finished to higher standard than military arms, shortened forestock similar to the L42A1 sniping rifle but with hung (pivoting) trigger on rear o...

ENFIELD REVOLVER MK I & II Image

ENFIELD REVOLVER MK I & II

.450 Adams or .455 Enfield cal., 6 shot, hinged barrel with exposed knuckle-joint axis front, top brake action w/forward-sliding chamber for extraction. Mk I model (chequered grips) introduced in 1880, Mk II variant (plain wooden grips) int...

ENFIELD MARK VI Image

ENFIELD MARK VI

.455 Webley cal., 6 shot, approx. 27,600 of Webley Mark VI (No.1 Mk VI) mfg. for British service by the Royal Small Arms Factory at Enfield Lock from 1921-1926, ser. no. range 1-9999, A1-A9999, B1-B7600.

NO.4  7.62MM CONV. Image

NO.4 7.62MM CONV.

Originally produced in 1968-'69 as a commercial rifle concurrent with XL39E1, L39A1, and Envoy rifles. Rarer than L39A1, similar degree as experimental/prototype XL39E1.

.577 SNIDER-ENFIELD RIFLE/CARBINE Image

.577 SNIDER-ENFIELD RIFLE/CARBINE

Adopted in 1866 as a breech loading conversion of the .577 Enfield, single shot, swing-over breechblock, modified percussion lock, the new mfg. Mk III improved locking breech in 1869 and was safer to shoot.

XL39E1 TRIALS RIFLE Image

XL39E1 TRIALS RIFLE

Transient variant for a brief troop trials period before the almost immediate introduction of the L39A1. It also served alongside of the L39A1 in subsequent service use.

NO. 2 MK I REVOLVER Image

NO. 2 MK I REVOLVER

.380 Enfield (based on .38 S&W with 200 gr. bullet), DA, 6 shot, fixed sights, blued or black finish, wood or composition grips, top brake action, a copy of the .380 Webley Mk IV, introduced circa 1929.

.450 MARTINI-HENRY Image

.450 MARTINI-HENRY

Britain's first purpose built breech loader in 1871, hinged falling block action with internal lock mechanism, early Mk I rifle had safety catch, Mk II rifle introduced in 1876, Cavalry Carbine in 1877, Artillery Carbine in 1879, Mk III rif...

L39A1 Image

L39A1

the standard target rifle of the British Services from the late 1960s until 1990s.

NO. 2 MK I*/MK I** REVOLVER Image

NO. 2 MK I*/MK I** REVOLVER

.380 Enfield with hammer spur removed and other manufacturing concessions applied. Wartime production by Albion in England with very few by Howard Auto Cultivators (H.A.C.) in Australia which bring a huge premium due to a short run of only...

.303 MARTINI-METFORD Image

.303 MARTINI-METFORD

Conversion of .450 M.H. with Metford rifling, converted markings are stamped on left side of receiver. Artillery models marked "A.C." with Mark number on left side of receiver, Cavalry models marked "C.C." followed by th...

ENVOY Image

ENVOY

polished blonde beech furniture, widened forend, "sporter" style butt, 10 shot Enfield 7.62mm mag., mounted with A.J. Parker "Matchmaker" tunnel foresight and 4/47 TZ micrometer rear sight, "PALMA MATCH BISLEY 1970&...

L8 SERIES OF 7.62x51MM SERVICE RIFLES Image

L8 SERIES OF 7.62x51MM SERVICE RIFLES

Converted from primarily No.4 Mks 2, 1/2, and 1/3 rifles by re-barreling, headspacing, and reproving .303 rifles, fitted with new extractor with lengthened claw, charger guide, and 10-round Enfield 7.62 mag. with an integral ejector, origin...

.303 MARTINI-ENFIELD Image

.303 MARTINI-ENFIELD

Conversion of .450 M.H., the conversion markings are stamped on the left side of the receiver, Artillery models marked "A.C." with the Mark number on the left side of the receiver while Cavalry models are marked "C.C.",...

.303 MAGAZINE LEE-METFORD RIFLE Image

.303 MAGAZINE LEE-METFORD RIFLE

Introduced in 1888 with 7-groove Metford segmental rifling and 8-round detachable magazine, rifles proceeded through Marks I, I*, II, and II*, which is marked on the right side of the action body below the factory and year underneath the cl...

.303 MAGAZINE LEE-ENFIELD RIFLE Image

.303 MAGAZINE LEE-ENFIELD RIFLE

Introduced in 1895 with 5-groove Enfield rifling for cordite loads, fitted with safety catch on the cocking piece, rifles and carbines went through Marks I and I*, MK I* has no cleaning rod provision in forend or nosecap, few cleaning rods...

.303 CHARGER LOADING LEE-ENFIELD Image

.303 CHARGER LOADING LEE-ENFIELD

M.L.M. and M.L.E. rifles with 30.2 in. barrels, modified for clip charger loading, after 1909 fitted with improved sights and foresight protector, conversions marked on left of receiver butt socket with factory and year (i.e., Enfield, B.S....

.22 LEE-ENFIELD LONG RIFLE Image

.22 LEE-ENFIELD LONG RIFLE

.22 LR cal., 30.2 in. new mfg. or sleeved barrel for rimfire cartridge, MK I, MK I*, and MK II variations, .297/.230 CF round was used in Long Rifle conversions in the colonies.

.303 RIFLE NO. 1 MK III* H.T. LITHGOW SNIPER Image

.303 RIFLE NO. 1 MK III* H.T. LITHGOW SNIPER

.303 British cal., heavy barrel, special bedding of furniture, factory fitted Patt. 1918 (Aust) telescopic sight, some fitted with cheekpiece by local armourer, converted at Lithgow, Australia at the end of WWII, British and Lithgow actions...

.303 S.M.L.E. MK V Image

.303 S.M.L.E. MK V

.303 British cal., folding aperture backsight on upper rear part of action body, reinforcing outer band at base of nosecap, full-length top handguards, mag. cut-off, ''V'' marked safety catch with angled thumb grooves, limited production at...

.22 SHORT RIFLE MK III Image

.22 SHORT RIFLE MK III

Converted from .303 Cd. MK II & II* S.M.L.E. for miniature range practice, external resemblance to S.M.L.E. MK I, service conversions done at Enfield, B.S.A., and L.S.A.

.22 PATTERN 1918 SHORT RIFLE Image

.22 PATTERN 1918 SHORT RIFLE

A short-lived WWI training rifle that utilized mock cartridges ("conveyors") to feed .22 RF cartridges from a .303 mag. into a .303 chamber to be subsequently fired through a lined .22 cal. barrel, chamber areas on top of the rece...

.22 NO. 2 MK IV* Image

.22 NO. 2 MK IV*

Converted No. 1 rifle (S.M.L.E.) to single-loading trainer, modified in Britain, Lithgow (Australia), and Ishapore (India).

.303 NO. 3 MK I* (T) A SNIPER Image

.303 NO. 3 MK I* (T) A SNIPER

.303 British cal., total of 421 converted in England by Alex Martin in WWII from Winchester MK I* (F) rifles, Great War Aldis and P.P. Co. telescopes (ex-S.M.L.E. snipers) were fitted, original S.M.L.E. rifle engraved number is usually visi...

.410 MUSKET (INDIA) Image

.410 MUSKET (INDIA)

Conversion of the S.M.L.E. rifle after 1927 to single loader, smoothbore barrel, uses straight sided .303 cartridge equating to .410 medium length case. The regular .410 shotshell will not chamber.

NO. 1 MK VI TRIALS RIFLE Image

NO. 1 MK VI TRIALS RIFLE

The No.1 Mk VI rifle is the earliest direct predecessor of the No.4 Mk I rifle, produced between 1929-1933 at RSAF Enfield for troop trials. Serial numbers, with many gaps, overlap those of the No.4 Mk I trials rifle (A001-A1700), with many...

NO. 4 MK I TRIALS RIFLE Image

NO. 4 MK I TRIALS RIFLE

The No.4 Mk.I trials rifle more closely resembles the wartime No.4 Mk.I than the No.1 Mk.VI, but was better finished and stocked-up in walnut. It was made from 1930-1935 at the RSAF Enfield. In 1941, roughly 1,400 of their production were u...

.303 NO. 4 MK I & I* Image

.303 NO. 4 MK I & I*

WWII production Lee-Enfield, British R.O.F. Fazakerley, Maltby, and B.S.A. Shirley (M47C) from 1941, Britain only made the MK I model, wartime U.S. Lend-Lease production marked "US PROPERTY", serial number contains letter "C&...

.303 NO. 4 MK 2, MK 1/2 & 1/3 Image

.303 NO. 4 MK 2, MK 1/2 & 1/3

.303 British cal., post-war Fazakerley [ROF(F)] production with "hung" trigger and better quality fittings than wartime production, MK 1/2 and 1/3 converted from MK I and MK I* rifles respectively, No. 4 MK II was new mfg. made in...

.303 NO. 4 MK I (T) SNIPING RIFLES Image

.303 NO. 4 MK I (T) SNIPING RIFLES

B.S.A. Shirley with Holland & Holland, produced the majority (roughly 26,000 by 1945), four other manufacturers were also involved in setting up No.4 MK I/I* (T) sniping rifles during the war. These [other] makes are sought after by Lee...

.22 NO. 7 MK I Image

.22 NO. 7 MK I

Post-war rimfire trainer on No. 4 action, British model has magazine feed, the Long Branch is designated "C No.7" but is single shot only, originally issued in chest. Mfg. in England by BSA and in Canada by Long Branch.

.22 NO. 8 MK I Image

.22 NO. 8 MK I

Post-war rimfire trainer, half-stock target rifle style made by B.S.A. (M47C) and Fazakerley on a modified No. 4 action body.

.22 NO. 9 MK I Image

.22 NO. 9 MK I

Single shot only, full-length rifle resembling the No.4, British conversion of the No. 4 Mk I rifle by Parker Hale for the Royal Navy.

.303 NO. 6 MK I & I/I Image

.303 NO. 6 MK I & I/I

Lithgow trials jungle carbines, Mk I has bed backsight, Mk I/I has aperture sight at rear of body, carbine length, serial no. "XP" followed by serial number. Rare.

.303 LONG BRANCH LIGHT RIFLE Image

.303 LONG BRANCH LIGHT RIFLE

Wartime short-run test rifle, one-piece stock, grooved forend with recess in butt and rubber recoil pad, rifle length, marked J5550 followed by serial number. Very rare.

.410 SLAZENGER SPORTER Image

.410 SLAZENGER SPORTER

Sporter with short 'bobbed' forend, single-loader, no rear sight, grooved top of action body for sighting, bead foresight, made at Lithgow under contract for Slazengers.

7.62MM RIFLE 2A & 2A1 (INDIA) Image

7.62MM RIFLE 2A & 2A1 (INDIA)

New manufacture S.M.L.E. rifle in 7.62mm NATO cal., higher quality steel, 2A1 upgrade has metric rear sight graduated to 800m, and angled ramp on sight bed. Production from the mid-1960s.

7.62MM L42A1 SNIPER Image

7.62MM L42A1 SNIPER

Enfield conversion and extensive rebuild of the No. 4 Mk I(T) sniper rifle, fitted with an upgraded No. 32 telescopic sight to L1A1, half-stocked furniture, 7.62mm magazine with integral ejector, with heavy target barrel.

7.62MM L1A1 SELF LOADING RIFLE (SLR) Image

7.62MM L1A1 SELF LOADING RIFLE (SLR)

Enfield, C.A.L., and Lithgow manufacture along with ensuing imports from South America and some domestic market action bodies (receivers) and parts, values can vary considerably, depending on the source of component parts, country of origin...