Object Title

Centrefire self-loading magazine rifle - FN FAL

Centrefire self-loading magazine rifle - FN FAL

Date

1970-1980

Object Number

XXIV.8850

Provenance

Transferred to the Royal Armouries via the National Museums Consortium from the Home Office Firearms Compensation Scheme, 1997, April 2001

Physical Description

Standard gas operated bolt. The butt and the pistol grip are of plastic and the fore end is of fluted wood. A swivel carrying handle is fitted on top of the barrel and a muzzle brake is fitted. A bipod has been affixed to the muzzle

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 44 in (1118 mm), Barrel length: 23.5 in (597 mm)

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 1144054

Calibre

7.62 mm

Inscriptions and Marks

Birmingham proof marks

Associations

Notes

Fired: 11/10/1995 (Deerhill)