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No.3 MkI* (T)A Rifle (Aldis Scope)
No.3 MkI* (T)A Sniper Rifle Serial #209977
(Manufactured by Winchester)

c/w Model 1916 (3x) Pattern 4 Scope Serial #71262
(Mfg by Aldis Bros. - Birmingham)

c/w 1907 Pattern leather sling
(Mfg by W.T.& B. Co. - 1918)
(Also marked J.J.M. - 1918)

Sniper conversion by Alexander Martin (Glasgow)

Calibre: ....................... .303 in.
Rifling & Twist: .............. 5 Groove, Enfield, Left Hand, 1 Turn in 10"
Groove Depth: ............. .005 in.
Width of Lands: ........... .0936 in.
Overall Length: ............. 46.4 in. (1175 mm)
Barrel Length: ............... 26.0 in.(660 mm)
Weight: ....................... 11 lb 5 oz (5.22 kg) unloaded
Action: ......................... Modified Mauser turn bolt
Scope: ......................... Aldis Pattern 4 Model 1916 (3x) Scope
Qty Converted: ............. 421 by Alexander Martin (Rifle Maker, Glasgow)
Contract Dates: ............ July 1, 1940 (400 units) and April 26, 1941 (21 units)

Note: ... At conversion, long range aperture sights were removed with dial side plate left in fore-end.

Source: .... The British Sniper by Ian Skennerton (1983) - ISBN: 0949749036
Source: .... The Lee Enfield by Ian Skennerton (2007) - ISBN: 9780949749826
Source: .... Small Arms Identification Series #10 by Ian Skennerton (1998) - ISBN: 0949749362
Source: .... The U.S. Enfield by Ian Skennerton (1983) - ISBN: 0949749028


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