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 through the National Museums Consortium via the Home Office Buy-in scheme 1989. From West Yorkshire Police, no.4.

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)