Object Title

Centrefire bolt-action rifle - By Josef Just

Centrefire bolt-action rifle - By Josef Just

Date

about 1900

Object Number

XII.8744

Provenance

Transferred through the National Museums Consortium from the Amnesty1988

Physical Description

With internal box magazine. The cocking handle is flattened section with a serrated inner face, and a flip over safety catch is fitted to the rear of the bolt. The steel triggerguard has set triggers. The barrel is round and tapered, with a blade foresight and a fixed ramp rearsight. The full length wooden stock is varnished and has a chased pistol grip. There is a raised cheek piece on the left side of the butt.With chequering on the pistol grip and stock.

Techniques

Chequering

Materials

Dimensions

BarrelLength20.94inches
BarrelLength532mm
OverallLength39.84inches
OverallLength1012mm
OverallWeight2.8kg
OverallWeight6.2lbs

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 2575

Calibre

8 mm

Inscriptions and Marks

?
544
Barrel
Stamped
Calibre marking
8/57 12.79
Barrel
Stamped
Proof
German post 1939 Eagle over N
Barrel
Stamped
Maker
Josef Faust Ferlach
Breech
Stamped

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