What does the MK in Lee Enfield stand for?


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News Shooter
November 2, 2007, 10:02 AM
I tried looking it up, but couldn't find it.
Thanks

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zerosignal
November 2, 2007, 10:13 AM
"Mark"

everallm
November 2, 2007, 10:26 AM
If you want to peruse a fuller history and the meanings/builds of the various marks and types.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lee-Enfield

Owen
November 2, 2007, 10:27 AM
It means "mark"

A mark is an indicator of a variation, or a revision of the item.

For instance the proper ammunition for the No4 Ladder sight is MKVII ball. That is, the seventh variation of the .303 ammo.

News Shooter
November 2, 2007, 10:33 AM
Thanks everyone. Owen that is what I was looking for. I didn't express my question very well.

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