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    Posted: March 17 2020 at 1:22pm
he!!o,
I was given an old and worn out Lee Enfield rifle. I do not know that much about these rifles and I would like to know what kind I have. If someone can take a look at the pictures I am posting and are willing to help me identify this rifle
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Welcome from NC.

looks like a No 1 Mark III.

How are you assessing the “worn out” part?
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welcome , he has it right and same question , 
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Its also been modified to a "sporter" configuration, by the removal of lots of wood & metal parts.
It originally looked very much like this.

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Shamu, that is one fine looking rifle!
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Thanks.
I did a few minor repairs (missing handguard fingers & so on) & cleaned the stock & gave it an oil change! Dead I didn't want to over do the original, just stabilize & preserve it.
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The rifle was found submerged in a basement, not sure for how long. It just looks like it is showing its age. 
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Thank you for your information. I was not sure why the front wood pieces were removed and looked different from other Enfield rifles that I researching.
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removed to make a hunting rifle that weighs less and it was quite common with the surplus after the war , restoring is a process but it looks like you might have a candidate from my quick look , depends on the extent of the cutting done 
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