Object Title

Centrefire underlever breech-loading rifle - Guedes-Steyr Model 1885

Centrefire underlever breech-loading rifle - Guedes-Steyr Model 1885

Date

1886

Object Number

XII.8969

Provenance

Transferred from COD Weedon, 1925. (1927 list no.545)

Physical Description

Lever action breech loading rifle Guede M 1885 ;left receiver M1885 and STEYR 1886

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 902

Calibre

8 x 60 mm R

Associations

Places Austria

Notes

One of 18,0000 made by Steyr in 1886 (out of an order for 40,000 that was cancelled after 18,000 to be replaced by the Kropatschek instesd.) for the Portuguese, but never issued or delivered.