Object details

Category
Weapons and ammunition
Related period
Second World War (production), Second World War (association)
Creator
Imperial Chemical Industries Ltd (Kynoch), Kidderminster
Production date
1945
Dimensions

whole: length, overall : 79.9 mm length, case : 56.9 mm Calibre: 7.92 mm

Catalogue number
SAA 280

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