Object Title

Centrefire self-loading rifle - Maxim automatic rifle

Centrefire self-loading rifle - Maxim automatic rifle

Date

about 1891

Object Number

PR.6627

Provenance

Presented following a change in legislation, 31st September 1991.

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

Barrellength27.4in.
Barrellength695mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number nvn

Calibre

.45 in

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