Object Title

Centrefire self-loading magazine rifle - Simonov SKS M56

Centrefire self-loading magazine rifle - Simonov SKS M56

Date

1956

Object Number

XII.7223

Provenance

Transferred through the National Museums Consortium via Amnesty 1988. From Dorset Police, no.96.

Dimensions

BarrelLength20.5 inches
BarrelLength520 mm
OverallLength1020 mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number YM1360K

Calibre

7.62 x 39 mm

Associations

Places Russia

Notes

This weapon was captured at Suez during the crisis of 1956.