Muzzle and Foresight Protector MkIII
Muzzle and Foresight Protector MkIII

Muzzle and Foresight Protector MkIII

Weapon Specification
Date of Approval 10th December 1885
Weapon Overview

The MKIII Muzzle protector was introduced on December 10th 1885, this pattern had no hole in the end cap as the cleaning jag (approved for the Enfield Martini) had been re-designed and required no centerlng in the bore when used.  The new pattern cap also prevented water from entering the bore. Often found with E-M designation scored through.

Between 1874 & 1882 706,161 Muzzle protectors were made