Object Title

Centrefire bolt-action military carbine - Model 1891

Centrefire bolt-action military carbine - Model 1891

Date

1891

Object Number

XII.2303

Provenance

Old Tower Collection

Physical Description

This is in design a Model 1888 Carbine, except that the fore-end has been fitted with a stacking hook inlet on the 9nderside on a plate, just to the rear of the fore-end cap. there are no other structural variations except in the marking on the left side of the reciever, Gew. 91 instead of Kar. 88.
The reciever ring is stamped V.C. SCHILLING SUHL 1891 and both barrel and reciever are numbered 2431 over A. The bolt is numbered 9631

Dimensions

BarrelLength17.5in
OverallLength37.5in

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 2431A

Calibre

7.92 mm (4 groove)

Associations

Notes

Formerly a loan to the MOD Pattern Room