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Predicate Object 04 Oct 1995 1995-10-04T00:00:00.000Z 1995-10-04T00:00:00.000Z 1995.151.1 Collection of Auckland Museum Tamaki Paenga Hira, 1995.151.1 2003-11-04T00:00:00.000Z 1 2020-12-21T04:45:55.148Z Firearms e 70 Short Magazine Lee Enfield (SMLE) .303" Mk I Model III* bolt action rifle, that belonged to 5/670 Percy Edward Clark, NZ Army Service Corps, 1NZEF, WW1 5/670 Driver Percy Edward Clark, NZ Army Service Corps enlisted in the Canterbury Military District and embarked from Wellington with the 8th Reinforcements on 13 November 1915 on board HMNZT 35 or 36 (Willochra or Tofua). Short Magazine Lee Enfield (SMLE) .303" No 1 Mark III* bolt action rifle belonged to 5/670 Percy Edward Clark, NZEF, WW1 .303 inch calibre bolt action rifle with 10-shot clip-loading box magazine, breech loading, rifled barrel, rear leaf sights, has bayonet furniture: original bayonet boss has been replaced with furniture for Mark III rifle, has barrel bands, magazine is mismatched: made for a Mark I rifle and then used in a 22 conversion, ID disc missing from butt, has canvas sling markings: serial numbers on bolt and breech: P33916 and C5661 NZ Military Issue marks on breech: N[broad arrow]Z under foresight: serial number: P33916, proof mark: [broad arrow] / [crown] / X / 57 under bayonet: 9695 maker’s marks: [crown] / GR / L.S.A. Co Ltd / 1918 / Sht. LE / III* magazine stamped: 22 rifle
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