Object Title

Centrefire automatic submachine gun - Bergmann MP-18/I

Centrefire automatic submachine gun - Bergmann MP-18/I

Date

1917

Object Number

XII.9826

Provenance

Acquired from Glencorse Museum, Penicuick, Lothian, via the Scottish United Services Museum, Edinburgh Castle, 5 November 1991, when the museum was closed by the MOD. Believed to have been previously in the Weedon Collection.

Physical Description

Half stocked in wood, all metal parts browned.

Dimensions

BarrelLength196mm
OverallLength812mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 651

Calibre

9 x 19 mm

Inscriptions and Marks

Both sides of the stock by the butt plate, painted white: 224

Associations

Places Germany

Notes

Designed by Hugo Schmeisser, and up to 1918, 30,000 had been made.