HC Deb 06 March 1888 vol 323 c366
CAPTAIN SELWYN (Cambridge, Wisbeach)

asked the Secretary of State for War, Whether the Enfield-Martini rifles were manufactured for the purpose of trial; and, if he can state the number made, and the approximate cost of the manufacture and experiments connected with these rifles?

THE SECRETARY OF STATE (Mr. E. STANHOPE) (Lincolnshire, Horncastle)

1,008 Enfield-Martini rifles were made and issued for trial. The approximate cost per rifle was £3 1s. 1d., and of the ammunition £475.