Object Title

Centrefire bolt-action rifle - Mosin Model 1891 rifle

Centrefire bolt-action rifle - Mosin Model 1891 rifle

Date

about 1917

Object Number

PR.787

Provenance

Gifted with the Pattern Room by the Ministry of Defence, August 2005 Gifted to the Pattern Room by Suffolk police, Ipswich, September 1976

Physical Description

Fully stocked. Blued barrel and receiver. Bolt group in the white. Notch and blade type sights, with rear sliding sights marked 4-12, going up in 2s. Slits cut in fore stock and butt for rifle sling. Small metal fore end cap with screw. Cleaning rod in channel cut in fore stock. 2 barrel bands. Fixed metal box magazine. Finger grooves cut into stock. Brass plaque screwed to butt, Metal butt plate. Large cross bolt running through stock and receiver.

Dimensions

Barrellength30.5in.
Barrellength775mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 285673

Calibre

7.62 x 54 mm Russian

Inscriptions and Marks

Imperial Russian mark (an eagle) over II over REMINGTON over ARMORY over 1917 over No. over 285673bridge
stamped
bolt handle
stamped
Serial numberbolt plunger
stamped
Serial numberbolt
stamped
Letteringbrass plaque on butt
stamped
Serial numbermagazine floor plate
stamped
receiver
stamped

Associations

Places Russia