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What does the MK in Lee Enfield stand for?

Discussion in 'Rifle Country' started by News Shooter, Nov 2, 2007.

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  1. News Shooter

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    I tried looking it up, but couldn't find it.
    Thanks
     
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    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.
     
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    Thanks everyone. Owen that is what I was looking for. I didn't express my question very well.
     
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