Object Title

Centrefire automatic rifle - Type 56 (Kalashnikov AK-47)

Centrefire automatic rifle - Type 56 (Kalashnikov AK-47)

Date

made 1967

Object Number

PR.1014

Provenance

Gifted with the Pattern Room by the Ministry of Defence, August 2005

Physical Description

With a fixed folding bayonet, which was adopted for this model in 1965. (communication, Mr. Li Xu)

Dimensions

dimensions:Overall length: 870mm (34.25 in.); Barrel length: 415mm (16.35 in) weight:4400g (9.81 lb)

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 12067663

Calibre

7.62 x 39 mm

Associations

Places China