Object Title

Centrefire self-loading rifle - Maxim automatic rifle

Centrefire self-loading rifle - Maxim automatic rifle

Date

about 1891

Object Number

PR.6627

Provenance

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

Physical Description

Fully stocked. Metal receiver, not blued. On right side of receiver, 2 catches and a screw. 2 triggers inside trigger guard, each facing opposite directions. Catch on rear of receiver. Rear top part of receiver open, exposing internal workings. Cut-out in shape of a cartridge on top of receiver, in front of forementioned exposed part. 2 studs and a screw on left side of receiver. Notch and blade type sights. With 2 barrel bands and metal fore end cap. Metal butt plate.

Dimensions

Barrellength27.4 in.
Barrellength695 mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number None Visible

Calibre

.45 in

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