Jungle Carbine Refurbished at Ishapore
- Licensing Category: Non-restricted
- Maker: Enfield
- Model: MKI
- Caliber/Gauge: .303
A variation of the No 5 MK 1 Jungle Carbine, SN 00145 is a factory refurbished carbine from RF1 Ishapore dated 1960. Note as per Skennerton page 36, no No. 5 carbines were built in India. This carbine is FR 1960 dated on the socket. The carbine was British built and refurbished at Ishapore. All matching numbers. The left side of the receiver shows where the original British markings were milled off and remarked No 5 MK1. Numerous parts for the No 5 and No 4 rifles were sent from Britain to India to refurbish the same. This example shows a bright,excellent bore and a reinforcement screw through the forestock. By the serial number, this carbine was from the earliest batch of refurbished carbines. Overall very good plus condition.