Object Title

Centrefire automatic submachine gun - Sterling Mk.VII C3

Centrefire automatic submachine gun - Sterling Mk.VII C3

Date

1983

Object Number

XII.10263

Provenance

Presented by Sussex Police, 15th November 1992.

Physical Description

A shortened version of the L2A3 Submachine gun with standard cylindrical receiver but a greatly reduced barrel and cooling jacket. This model fires from a closed bolt. It has a black plastic pistol grip with fire/safe lever on the left side. The magazine housing is on the left of the receiver, the magazine being a curved box type. There is no butt on this weapon. An additional forgrip has been added weapon, below and ahead of the receiver. The sights are post front and flip-up two position rear. The overall finish is black crackle

Dimensions

OverallLength355mm
BarrelLength89mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number SA0308

Calibre

9 x 19 mm Parabellum

Inscriptions and Marks

Top magazine housing:STERLING PISTOL 9MM MK7

Associations

Places Britain