Object Title

Trench mount - Periscope

Trench mount - Periscope

Object Number

PR.10113

Provenance

Gifted with the Pattern Room by the Ministry of Defence, August 2005 Transferred to the Pattern Room from the Museum of Artillery, the Rotunda, Woolwich, February 1980

Physical Description

Wooden butt stock with trigger assembly attached to periscope device. White metal butt plate with trap door. Bracket for mounting rifle situated at front of periscope device. Remnants of green paint on body of periscope device. Interior of periscope device contains 2 mirrors and a length of twine attached at one end. Small aperture at rear of device, near butt stock, for veiwing.

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number NVN

Inscriptions and Marks

ELEITZ over (illegible word)underside of periscope device

Associations

Places Germany