Martini Enfield Rifle MkII*

Weapon Specification
Calibre Calibre .303” Enfield 5 groove.
Date of Approval Pattern sealed 13th February 1903
Length Length 46.5” (118 cm)
Weight 8lb 1oz
Weapon Overview

 

Converted from MKII mother rifle, the model has the long cocking indicator and the fore-end is fitted with the cross pin and lug as found on the MkII Martini Henry rifle, barrel length is 30.2” (76.5cm) long, and of a lightweight profile. Sighting is via a 1800 yard leaf.the large letter “E” stamped upon the knock forms to denote Enfield rifling. Unlike the M-E MkI The fore-sight is an adjustable ramped barleycorn on block. The M-E MkII has the same wooden handguard as fitted to M-E MkI  a single spring clip.

 

Designed to accept a bushed pattern 1876 22” bayonet, with the sight hump removed and the slot opened up to accept the ramped sight.

 

Markings: Right  hand V.R II, left hand V.R M.E .303, II*.