At The Front, a manufacturer of Axis and Allied World War II-era reproduction field equipment, offers a faithful reproduction of the M1907 leather slings used on U.S. M1903 and M1 rifles throughout the war.
In recent years RTI has gained interest for its haul of old surplus rifles from Ethiopia. Among these aging arms are some of the most under-appreciated manufactures of the British Short, Magazine Lee-Enfield, being the No.1, Mk III* rifles produced by Ishapore in India.
Among the many arms imported into the U.S. recently by Royal Tiger Import is one of the least-appreciated service rifles in U.S. history, the Model 1917. Here, we take a closer look at one of these Model 1917 rifles, along with a brief look at the platform's history.