Object Title

Centrefire automatic submachine gun - Patchett Mk.II presentation type

Centrefire automatic submachine gun - Patchett Mk.II presentation type

Object Number

PR.7330

Provenance

Gifted with the Pattern Room by the Ministry of Defence, August 2005 Gifted to the Pattern Room by the London Armoury Ltd., London, August 1981 Sold at auction, Sotheby's London, 15 July 1975 lot. 42

Physical Description

Standard Patchett-Sterling with parkerised finish overall with chequered plastic grip and hinged folding stock.

Techniques

Manufactured

Materials

Dimensions

OverallLength19 in.
OverallLength28 in.
OverallLength483 mm
OverallLength712 mm
OverallWeight3.01 kg
BarrelLength8.5 in.
BarrelLength210 mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 8930

Calibre

9 mm

Inscriptions and Marks

model designation
PATCHETT / 9mm M/C / No 8930
on top of the magazine well
stamped
Dedication
THE Rt Hon WINSTON CHURCHILL MP / PRIME MINISTER 1940-1945 / HE INSPIRED THE NATION - / "WE SHALL FIGHT ON THE BEACHES / ON THE LANDING GROUND.../ IN THE FIELDS...IN THE / STREETS... IN THE HILLS. / WE SHALL NEVER SURRENDER" / HOUSE OF COMMONS, 4th JUNE 1940.
base of magazine well
engraved plaque

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