Object Title

Centrefire bolt-action magazine rifle - Parker-Hale

Centrefire bolt-action magazine rifle - Parker-Hale

Date

1965-1975

Object Number

XII.8753

Provenance

Transferred through the National Museums Consortium via Amnesty 1988. From Merseyside Police, no.8.

Physical Description

A bolt action sporting rifle with a sliding safety catch on the right of the breech. The cocking handle is blued and rounded. The gun is fully stocked with a chequered polished pistol grip, with a dark brown inlay, the fore-end is similar. The trigger-guard is blued steel with a magazine release catch inside, the magazine being a removeable box type with gold plated trigger. The barrel is round and blued with a hooded bead foresight and flip up rearsight

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 44.75 in (1137 mm), Barrel length: 23 in (584 mm)

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 82816

Calibre

.30 in _ (7.62 mm)

Inscriptions and Marks

'Jana Denver Colorado' on the breech

Associations

Places Britain