Object Title

Centrefire self-loading magazine carbine - Ruger Mini-14

Centrefire self-loading magazine carbine - Ruger Mini-14

Date

1987

Object Number

XXIV.8851

Provenance

Transferred through the National Museums Consortium via the Home Office Buy-in scheme 1989. From the Metropolitan Police, no.123.

Physical Description

Standard gas operated breech similar to the M-1 rifle. The body of the carbine is in plastic as is the folding butt. The blacked barrel has a muzzle brake fitted. Fitted above the breech is a fold-out telescopic mount. It has a detachable box magazine

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length with butt extended: 41.25 in (1048 mm), Overall lrngth with butt folded: 30.75 in (780 mm), Barrel length: 21 in (534 mm)

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 182-05419

Calibre

5.56 mm

Inscriptions and Marks

London nitro proof marks

Associations

Places America