Lee-Enfield Rifle Sling – Original Surplus Sling from the United Kingdom
Lee-Enfield Rifle Sling
When it comes to military firearms, the United Kingdom does not exactly stand out as the biggest innovator. They do however, lay claim to a pretty famous, pretty popular service rifle in the Lee-Enfield.
The unique Lee-Enfield, a bolt-action, magazine-fed repeating rifle, was developed in the late 19th century as a redesign of its predecessor, the Lee-Metford. While I would love to tell you all about it, its storied history is much too detailed for this short description. It is worth mentioning, however, that its name stems from the designer of its bolt system, James Paris Lee, and the factory in which it was designed, the Royal Small Arms Factory in Enfield. Moreover, it served as the British army's standard rifle from the date of its adoption in 1895 through 1957. Oh, and if you happen to own one, then you are going to want an original sling to go along with it – that is where Keepshooting.com comes in.
Our new Lee-Enfield rifle sling is an original surplus sling from the United Kingdom. In other words, pull of that passable reproduction gimmick you currently have on your rifle, and pick up the real deal – everyone will be better off for it.
The Lee-Enfield rifle sling is now available from Keepshooting.com. Pick one up today for the low price of just $9.95.
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Description / Lee-Enfield Rifle Sling
Each Lee-Enfield rifle sling offered by Keepshooting.com is an authentic piece of British military surplus. These slings were originally designed for and issued alongside Lee-Enfield service rifles to members of the British army, one of the three professional uniformed service branches of Her Majesty's armed forces, otherwise known as the British armed forces.
Though we are unable to confirm issuance of our Lee-Enfield rifle slings, each appears to have seen some use, but remains in good condition and is still fully capable of providing the finishing touches on your Lee-Enfield rifle. Likewise, each Lee-Enfield rifle sling is free from the typical rips, tears, stains and scents that often plague previously issued military surplus equipment. Those looking for a unique piece of British military history or an original sling to replace the reproduction currently keeping their rifle company will surely be pleased with these slings.
Each Lee-Enfield rifle sling is, as noted, an original sling from the United Kingdom. Measuring approximately 40 inches in total length and 1 inch in width, each Lee-Enfield rifle sling features a rugged canvas construction, an unmistakable olive drab coloring and the original brass ends that allow users to adjust the length of the sling when fitted on the rifle.
No matter what the reason for your purchase, we can all but guarantee that you will be pleased with our original Lee-Enfield rifle slings. Pick one up and complete your rifle today for only $9.95.
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The replacement sling is in good condition and matches my rifle very well.
I am very pleased with this purchase.
Looks good on my Lee-Enfield (actually Springfield-Savage for the Lend-Lease Program of WWII) No 4 Mk1*, dated 1942.