Deactivated Matching Lee Metford MKII Rifle SN. 2882 -
Deactivated Rare British Long Lee Enfield MKII Rifle, with matching numbered receiver and bolt, with correct leather sling. Profusely British military stamped, with volley sights and bolt shield present. Queen’s Crown, Enfield 1894 manufacture and in very good, original overall deactivated condition. Entering service in 1884, the Lee Metford Rifle was one of the few military bolt actions that were not based on the Mauser action. They most notably served the British Army in South Africa and various other colonial conflicts, until being officially replaced by the Long Lee in 1895, though they were made and issued right on up to the dawn of WWI. All deactivated weapons sold by D and B Militaria are deactivated in the United Kingdom and hold London or Birmingham proof marks and a certificate stating that the weapon has been deactivated correctly.