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Picked up a 1917 Lee Enfield No 1 MkIII. All numbers match, bore is perfect and has the cutoff still installed. I paid less than C note for it. Two questions? Only thing missing the unit disc, anyone know where to get these? Hole is a eye sore!

Also the rear sight is adjustable for windage. None of my other Enfields from that era have an adjustable rear sight. Is that orginial?
 

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Hello fairlane,
My guess would be it is a L.S.A. ( London Small Arms ) manufactured rifle. I have ecactly the same rifle, with cut-off. Mine is Navy marked "N" on the left side of the buttsocket and the stock disc is marked to the Royal Marines. It wouldn't be too unusual to find a windage adjustable rear sight on a late WW I dated LSA. You can find stock discs on e-bay and the common auction sites... gunbroker.com, auctionarms.com, etc... Very nice find.

David
 

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The windage adjustable rear sight is correct for the Mklll. Many of these sights were pinned in place for the Mklll* as well as the removal of the cut-off.
The stock disc was omitted early during WW1 because it gave out battalion info to the enemy.
 
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