British P-1895 Long Lee Enfield Cutaway Skeletal Display Rifle
Original Item. Only One Available. Please see Ian Skennwerton's wonderful book "THE LEE ENFIELD" (Available from IMA separately), Pages 527 to 529 for full information about these extremely rare "Training Devices". Here we have a first year production P-1895 three-digit serial number rifle as a Skeleton Rifle. Manufactured in 1895 this is legally classified as an "antique" by the BATF.
Beautifully executed by Victorian Craftsmen this is a mega rare example that has all the correct features of the earliest long Lee Enfield P-1895 magazine Rifle production. These include a brass butt plate with steel trap door and the cutaway earliest form of ten shot magazine.
The barrel shortened, drilled and welded to the receiver that is unable to chamber a cartridge, as these were intended as Training Devises Only, making this an amazingly rare item to appear on the open collector’s market.
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- Not available for sale in New Jersey, ships from IMA’s Easton, Pennsylvania location.
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