THE MECHANISM OF THE ENFIELD (1914) RIFLE (VISUALIZED)
GALE & POLDEN LTD, Aldershot, c.1940
An original WW2 Enfield P14 Rifle handbook, published by Gale & Polden around 1940. This fold-out format booklet is a concise guide to the handling and mechanism of the Enfield P14 Service Rifle as used by the allied armies during WW1 and WW2. The booklet includes excellent diagrams of the parts and mechanism of the rifle. The P14 was extremely accurate, and was often used as a sniping rifle by the allied forces. It was also issued to the Home Guard.
In very good condition. The card cover is in good condition with minor signs of use. The stapled binding is secure, although the original staples are rusty. The text and illustrations are in very good condition.
Published: c.1940 Dimensions: 80mm x 175mm Red card covers with black titling Pages: 14 (arranged in a fold-out format) Illustrated with line drawings & colour diagrams