Object Title

Centrefire bolt-action rifle - Mannlicher-Carcano Model 1891

Centrefire bolt-action rifle - Mannlicher-Carcano Model 1891

Object Number



Gifted with the Pattern Room by the Ministry of Defence, August 2005 Gifted to the Ministry of Defence Pattern Room by Bapty & Co, Harrow, London, March 1988

Physical Description

Fully stocked. Magazine, receiver and barrel have been blued. Bolt assembly in the white. Metal butt plate. Notch and blade type front and rear sights, numbered from 6 to 20. Metal fore end cap with cleaning rod running through cap and through fore stock. Fore end cap also has bayonet fitting attachment. 1 barrel band and 2 sling loops. Safety catch to rear of bolt assembly. Small groove cut into top of fore stock.


Barrellength29.7 in
Barrellength755 mm


Serial Number GG4864


6.5 mm/.256 in

Inscriptions and Marks

2 stampstang of butt plate
bolt handle
left side of chamber
rear of bolt assembly
right side of chamber
top of chamber


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