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L-01 TRANTER single shot break action rook rifle in 320 RF, serial No. 58817, 25" barrel. Retailed by T.W.Watson. 4 Pall Mall, London. cartridge ejected when action is opened, Bone tipped forewood, swivel mounts on barrel and stock, two leaf rear sight sighted to 80 yards, line engraving on frame.
 

L-02 SMLE No.6 Mk 1/1, Jungle carbine in .303 CF, serial No.XP238, 10 round magazine, 20.25" barrel. Australian experimental carbine made by LITHGOW S.A.F. in 1945, only 50 rifles were made in this configuration,
 

L-03 WINCHESTER Model 06 in .22 RF, 19.5" barrel. Serial No.772138 on barrel, serial No.782787 on action, designed to take short, long and long rifle cartridges, magazine capacity being 15 12 and 11 respectively,
 

L-04 MANNLICHER CARCANO Model 1938 in 6.5 MM CF, serial No.7725, 20.9" barrel. Developed at the Italian government arsenal at Turin by M. Carcano. Is actually a modified mauser with a mauser type bolt. The magazine is fixed mannlicher type fed with a six round clip which stays in the magazine until the last round is chambered. Marked "1940 XIX" and made at Terni arsenal. The fixed rear sight is sighted to 300 metres.
 

L-05 SMLE No.5 Mk 1 Jungle carbine in .303 CF, serial No.AA3273, 10 round magazine, 20.5" barrel. Manufactured in 1947.
 

L-06 SMLE No.1 Mk 111*H rifle in .303 CF, serial No.34694, 10 round magazine, 25" barrel. Made in 1943 at LITHGOW S.A.F., Special heavy duty barrel and furniture, these barrels were only produced at Lithgow.
 

L-07 TRANTER single shot hinged block rook rifle in .380 CF, serial No.17769, 26" barrel. Retailed by W.Richards. 27 Old Hall St, Liverpool. chequered straight hand stock and forewood, round barrel with top flat, thumb operated safety, 3 stage rear sight sighted to 150 yards, covered by Brit patents 3557 of 1869 and 2095 of 1871,
 

L-08 TRANTER single shot hinged block rook rifle in .450 CF, serial No.21099, 26" barrel. Retailed by W.Richards. Elizabeth St, Melbourne. chequered pistol hand stock and forewood, Round barrel with top flat, fitted with sling eyes, 3 stage rear sight sighted to 200 yards, covered by Brit patents 3557 of 1869 and 2095 of 1871, thumb operated safety, marked with Richards number 8077 on top of barrel and "Henry's rifling A&T 5118 450 CF" on left hand side, marked "Martinis patent" on frame,
 

L-09 U.S. M1 carbine in .30 CF, serial No.449209, 15 round magazine, 17.5" barrel. Made by GENERAL MOTORS, Inland Manufacturing Div. in 1943.
NOTE....Destroyed by the NSW Government 1998.

L-10 QUACKENBUSH single shot air rifle in .177, serial No.27423, 18" barrel.
 

L-11 LITHGOW S.A.F. Model 1B single shot rifle in .22 RF, serial No.8617841, 24" barrel.
 

L-12 BAYARD single shot sporting rifle in .22 RF, serial No.156115, 23.5" barrel. Unusual automatic cartridge extracting action.
 

L-13 TRANTER single shot break action rook rifle in .380 CF, serial No.31122, 21.5" barrel. cartridge extracted manually with slide, Foliate engraved, sighted to 100 yards, covered by British patent 2113 of 1866,
 

L-14 TRANTER single shot break action rook rifle in .22 RF, serial No.12363, 26" barrel. Retailed by Army & Navy C.S.L. London. cartridge ejected when action is opened, Tapered round barrel, pronounced pistol grip stock, nickel plated frame, sighted to 200 yards, possibly made by Tranters nephews trading as Tranter Bros circa 1900,
 

L-15 TRANTER single shot break action rook rifle in .300 CF, serial No.61793, 26" barrel. Retailed by Watson Bros. Pall mall London. Cartridge ejected when action is opened, pistol grip stock, octagonal barrel with engine turned top flat, horn tipped forewood, bouquet and scroll engraved, fitted with sling eyes,
 

L-16 ENFIELD Martini Artillery Carbine in 577/450 CF, single shot, 21" barrel. Marked NSW A 168 and Police No 201, indicating use by both the Artillery and the Police.
 

L-17 ENFIELD Mk 1* Lee Enfield Carbine in .303 CF, serial No.2719, 6 round magazine, 20.5" barrel. Manufactured in 1899, Fitted with magazine cut-off and leather rear sight protector.
 

L-18 TRANTER single shot hinged block rook rifle in .380 CF, serial No.19358, 26" barrel. Retailed by I.Hollis & Son. London. Straight hand stock, octagonal barrel,
 

L-19 WINCHESTER Model 92 lever action rifle in 25.20 CF, serial No.957662, 6 round magazine, 24" barrel. Manufactured in 1926, Fitted with rare stainless steel barrel, these barrels were brought out to combat corrosion problems, but proved unpopular because they could not be blued, purchased from Sil Rohu in Sydney, 1/2 magazine,
 

L-20 MANNLICHER CARCANO Model 1938 in 6.5 MM CF, serial No.AZ5071, 20.9" barrel. Developed at the Italian government arsenal at Turin by M. Carcano. Is actually a modified mauser with a mauser type bolt. The magazine is fixed mannlicher type fed with a six round clip which stays in the magazine until the last round is chambered. Marked "1940 XIX" and made at Terni arsenal. The fixed rear sight is sighted to 300 metres.
 

L-21 BAYARD single shot sporting rifle in .22 RF, serial No.95325, 19" barrel. Unusual automatic cartridge extracting action.
 

L-22 MAUSER Verguerio Mod 904/M39 service rifle in 7.92 MM CF, serial No.F8948, 5 round magazine, 23.62" barrel. Designed by Verguerio, a Portuguese officer and made by DWM for the Portuguese government. magazine floorplate hinged to facilitate unloading, mannlicher type bolt, marked on receiver ring "C1" for king Carlos 1 Espingarda Portugueza, converted from 6.5 mm model 1904 Verguerio by reboring and rechambering to 7.92 mm, shortening the barrel and fore-end and modifying the sights, receiver markings were not changed.
 

L-23 MAUSER Verguerio Mod 904/M39 service rifle in 7.92 MM CF, serial No.A3262, 5 round magazine, 23.62" barrel. Designed by Verguerio, a Portuguese officer and made by DWM for the Portuguese government. magazine floorplate hinged to facilitate unloading, mannlicher type bolt, marked on receiver ring "C1" for king Carlos 1 Espingarda Portugueza, converted from 6.5 mm model 1904 Verguerio by reboring and rechambering to 7.92 mm, shortening the barrel and fore-end and modifying the sights, receiver markings were not changed.
 

L-24 SMLE (LITHGOW),No 1 Mk 111* service rifle in .303 CF, serial No.59538, 10 round magazine, 25" barrel.
 

L-25 MAUSER Model 24 carbine, serial No.2439, 5 round magazine, 18.25" barrel. Made by F.N. of Belgium for the Columbian government. Converted in 1957 to 30.06 to simplify ammunition supply when Colombia acquired a number of M1 rifles. Receiver ring has a rounded cut to clear the 30.06 bullet point.
 

L-26 REMINGTON Springfield Model 1903 service rifle in .30 CF, serial No.3248921, 5 round fixed magazine with magazine cut off, 24" barrel. leaf rear sight fitted with windage adjustment screw.
 

L-27 FABREIGE NATIONAL FN49 self loading service rifle in 7.92 MM CF, serial No.10539, 10 round magazine, 23.2" barrel. Often referred to as SAFN which stands for semiautomatic FN. Developed by Dieudonne Saive prior to the second world war. Gas operated.
NOTE....Destroyed by the NSW Government 1998.

L-28 MOSIN NAGANT,Model 1944G Carbine in 7.62 MM CF, serial No.AG9090, 5 round fixed magazine with hinged floorplate, 20.4" barrel. permanently attached folding bayonet. Action developed by Colonel S.I. Mosin of the Imperial Russian Army and magazine developed by Nagant, a Belgian. An interrupter/ejector plate is used to prevent double feeding, no other rifle needs or uses this device.
 

L-29 TRANTER single shot hinged block rook rifle in .380 CF, serial No.18137, 26" barrel. Retailed by W. H. Tisdall 47 Whittall St Birmingham.
 

L-30 TRANTER single shot break action rook rifle in .380 CF, serial No.30872, 21" barrel. Retailed by G. W. Webb 19 High St Oxford, Cartridge extracted manually with slide.
 

L-31 TRANTER single shot hinged block rook rifle in .300 CF, serial No.19237, 26" barrel. Round barrel with top flat, Braendlin marked,
 

L-32 TRANTER BRAENDLIN single shot hinged block Carbine in 577/450 CF, serial No.12346, 22.5" barrel. Retailed by Bentley & Playfair Birmingham, Made for private militaria groups, designed to take the carbine cartridge, fitted with bayonet lug and full forewood.
 

L-34 SLAZENGER sporting rifle in .22 RF, serial No.67874, 10 round magazine, 25" barrel. Made by Lithgow S.A.F.
 

L-35 J.O.MAINE double barrel percussion shotgun in 12 gauge, serial No.H153, 30" barrels. No retailer.
 

L-36 WINCHESTER Model 12 pump action hammerless shotgun in 20 gauge, serial No.392375, 5 round magazine, 25" barrel. Manufactured in 1925. NOTE destroyed by NSW government 1999.

L-37 MOSIN NAGANT Model 1891/30 service rifle in 7.62 MM CF, serial No.CC6454, 28.7" barrel. 5 round fixed magazine with hinged floorplate. Action developed by Colonel S.I. Mosin of the Imperial Russian Army and magazine developed by Nagant, a Belgian. An interrupter/ejector plate is used to prevent double feeding, no other rifle needs or uses this device.
 

L-38 LITHGOW S.A.F. No.1 single shot sporting rifle in .22 RF, serial No.45531, 24" barrel.
 

L-39 SMLE Mk 111* service rifle in .303 CF, serial No.65766, 10 round magazine, 25" barrel. Manufactured in 1941 by Lithgow S.A.F., converted by an amateur gunsmith into sporting rifle,
 

L-40 MAUSER Model 24 service rifle, serial No.F22139, 5 round magazine, 23.6" barrel. Made by F.N. of Belgium for the Columbian government. Converted in 1957 to 30.06 to simplify ammunition supply when Colombia acquired a number of M1 rifles. Receiver ring has a rounded cut to clear the 30.06 bullet point.
 

L-41 TRANTER 4th model percussion rifle in 54 bore, serial No.12381T, 5 shot, 18" barrel. No retailer, only known example of a 4th model rifle.
 

L-42 FRENCH Model 1777 flintlock musket in .69 bore, single shot, 20.5" barrel. Converted to a coach gun during its working life, see markings index
 
 

L-43 INDIAN? single shot matchlock gun in .625 bore, 45" barrel.
 

L-44 INDIAN GESAIL single shot percussion gun in .625 bore, 36.5" barrel.
 

L-45 ENFIELD model 1859 single shot percussion rifle in .577, 28" barrel. Marked on trigger guard N.S.W., marked on butt GS (gov stores), marked on butt cap tang A959(A may be an arrow),
 

L-46 ENGLISH single shot percussion rifle in .625 bore, 30" barrel Manufactured circa 1830. colonial style repair using brass plate.
 

L-47 Single shot percussion shotgun in 12 gauge, 30.5" barrel. No retailer.
 

L-48 ENGLISH (TOWER) single shot percussion gun, 39" barrel. No retailer, Converted from flintlock, brass furniture,
 

L-49 J.O.MAYNE single shotgun in 10 gauge, 28.5" barrel. No retailer.
 

L-50 WINCHESTER Model 92 lever action sporting rifle in .32W CF, serial No.112943, 6 round magazine, 24" barrel. Manufactured in 1896, Half magazine.
 

L-51 TRANTER single shot hinged breech rook rifle in .450 CF, serial No.20459, 26" barrel. Retailed by C.Cowles Sydney NSW, Round barrel with top flat, Braendlin marked,
 

L-52 ENGLISH flintlock ground fixed musket, Barrel only, London proofed,
 

L-53 WINCHESTER Model 73 lever action sporting rifle in 44.40 CF, serial No.295645B, 12 round magazine, 24" barrel. Manufactured in 1889, Full magazine,
 

L-54 MAUSER model Kar 98a carbine in 7.92 MM CF, serial No.2113, 5 round magazine, 23.62" barrel. made at Erfurt arsenal in 1917, adopted in 1908 as Kar 98 carbine and officially designated carbine 98a later after other model 98 carbines were introduced, the "a" does not appear on the weapon, issued to German artillery units, turned down bolt handle, stock cut to provide clearance for grasping handle, hook on lower side of fore-end is for stacking, lug on front sight is for muzzle cover and also for a 6.5" long flash hider, there is no provision for a cleaning rod,
 

L-55 MANNLICHER CACARNO Model 1891 in 6.5 MM CF, serial No.D6955, 18" barrel. Permanently attached folding bayonet, Developed at the Italian government arsenal at Turin by M. Carcano. Is actually a modified mauser with a mauser type bolt. The magazine is fixed mannlicher type fed with a six round clip which stays in the magazine until the last round is chambered. Made at Terni arsenal and marked "AT35 XIV". Tangent rear sight sighted to 1500 metres fitted with auxiliary battle sight.
 

L-56 WINCHESTER Model 1866 lever action musket in .44 RF, serial No.32570, 17 round magazine, 27" barrel. Manufactured in 1870.
 

L-57 MARTINI ENFIELD Model 1895 ME 303 in .303 CF, single shot, 30" barrel. Butt disc marked NSW/99/16, marked Enfield 1881 on frame,
 

L-58 SPENCER Carbine, 20" barrel, barrel and action only.
 

L-59 MANTON double barrel percussion shotgun in 12 gauge, 20" barrels. No retailer, Taken from William White alias Yellow Billy 1867, see Police Gazettes.
 

L-60 EUROPEAN? single shot air rifle in .450, 27" barrel. Manufactured circa 1820, No retailer, Pump up reservoir in butt, Made to look like a flintlock gun.
 

L-61 COLT percussion carbine, 5 shot, 20.5" barrel. barrel and action only.
 

L-62 AMERICAN CONFEDERATE STATES percussion rifle, single shot, 39" barrel. Manufactured circa 1863, Marked C.S. RICHMOND VA,
 

L-63 ENFIELD pattern 1842 single shot sea service rifled musket in .758, 29.4" barrel. introduced for naval issue in 1852, sighted to 1000 yards,No.30 stamped on woodwork and buttcap, brass furniture,
 

L-64 UNKNOWN MAKER single shot percussion gun barrel in .75 bore, 38" barrel. converted from flintlock to percussion by drum and nipple method.
 

L-65 EUROPEAN high quality single shot flintlock hunting rifle in .75 bore, 38" barrel. gold inlaid damascus barrel, silver inlaid stock, circa 1765,
 

L-66 NORTH AFRICAN single shot flintlock gun 47" barrel. No retailer.
 

L-67 SMLE Mk111* service rifle in .303 CF, serial No.F5905, 10 round magazine, 24.5" barrel. Manufactured in 1943 by LITHGOW S.A.F.
 

L-68 LEE ENFIELD single shot training rifle in .22 RF, serial No.P5785, 25" barrel. Marked 1900 LE 1, Fitted with volley sights, converted from MK 1 long barrel lee enfield service rifle.
 

L-69 CASHMORE single barrel shotgun in .410, 30.5" barrel. Marked Wm. Cashmore Eng.
 

L-70 WEEKES double barrel cartridge shotgun in 12 gauge, 29.5" barrels. Marked C. Weekes & Co Ireland, Weekes address was 27 Essex Quay Dublin.
 

L-71 WINCHESTER Model 02 single shot sporting rifle in .22 RF, 18" barrel.
 

L-72 LJUNGMAN self loading service rifle in 6.5 MM CF, serial No.8366B, 10 round magazine, 24.5" barrel. Manufactured in 1943.
NOTE....Destroyed by the NSW Government 1998

L-73 MAUSER (CHILEAN) Model 1895 service rifle in 7 MM CF, serial No.4596, 5 round magazine, 29.5" barrel. Manufactured by Loewe, Berlin.
 

L-74 MAUSER Model 98k carbine in 7.62 MM CF, serial No.3735, 5 round magazine, 23.62" barrel. Manufactured by Gustloff Werke, Werk Weimar in 1943. Cocked on bolt opening unlike earlier mausers. Locking screws added to guard screws to prevent them from vibrating loose. Notch in bolt cocking piece allows for manual cocking with the aid of a cartridge rim. Cleaning rod is only half barrel length. When end of cleaning was hooked onto rods of other rifles it served the purpose of rifle stacking. Tube and washer device in butt stock is used to disassemble the firing mechanism. "k" stands for "kurz" meaning short. Converted to 7.62mm NATO by the Israeli Army and used in the 1956 Suez crisis.
 

L-75 CHINESE communist type 56 self loading carbine in 7.62 MM CF, serial No.1306651, 15 round fixed magazine, 20.5" barrel. Copy of the Soviet SKS its action being a scaled down version of the 14.5 mm PTRS antitank rifle.
NOTE....Destroyed by the NSW Government 1998.

L-76 CASHMORE double barrel cartridge shotgun in 12 gauge, 30" barrels. Marked on one barrel Cashmore maker Birmingham and (cant read) 1887 Melbourne 1888 on other barrel,
 

L-77 PAGET flintlock cavalry carbine in .66 bore,single shot, 15.5" barrel. Manufactured circa 1810. named after General Sir Henry Paget, introduced for cavalry service about 1808 and was the primary arm for mounted troops for 30 years, equipped with a swivel mounted ramrod, side bar and ring fitting,
 

L-78 HOLLIS double barrel percussion shotgun in 12 gauge, 30" barrels, No retailer, Reputedly taken from the bushranger Yellow Billy,
 

L-79 SPORTCO Model 62 sporting rifle in .22 RF, serial No.R949, 10 round magazine, 23.5" barrel.
 

L-80 MAUSER Model 24 carbine, serial No.1057, 5 round magazine, 18.25" barrel. Made by F.N. of Belgium for the Columbian government. Converted in 1957 to 30.06 to simplify ammunition supply when Colombia acquired a number of M1 rifles. Receiver ring has a rounded cut to clear the 30.06 bullet point.
 

L-81 BSA Sportsman five sporting rifle in .22 RF, serial No.KB37542, 25" barrel.
 

L-82 SMLE service rifle in .303 CF, 10 round magazine, 25" barrel.
 

L-83 ENFIELD Model 1859 single shot percussion rifle in .577 CF,B18, 23" barrel. Marked B18, Barrel shortened during working life, marked N.S.W. on trigger guard,
 

L-84 UNKNOWN MAKER single barrel shotgun in 20 gauge, 29" barrel. No retailer.
 

L-85 HOLLIS double barrel shotgun in 12 gauge, 32" barrels. Marked Hollis & Son Eng.
 

L-86 MAUSER model 38 short service rifle in 6.5 mm, serial No.208114. 5 round magazine, 23.60" barrel. Manufactured by Carl Gustafs City Rifle Factory, Sweden in 1907. Hole in front barrel band for attaching a monopod rest. Barrel threaded to take a blank firing device. Metal disc on butt detailing organisational, sighting and other data, on of the first mausers to be so equipped. Decal on side of butt gives sight setting data for model 41 Swedish pointed boattail cartridge as sight was calibrated for the model 94 German round nose cartridge. Rear sight fitted with rotary disc elevation adjuster made by the Swedish firm of Metalluerken giving fine adjustment from 250 to over 600 metres. Horizontal bolt handle model was issued to infantry.
 

L-87 MAUSER model 43 short rifle in 7.92 MM, serial No.E8717. 5 round fixed magazine. 23.62" barrel. Manufactured in 1946 by the Spanish Government Arms Factory in La Coruna, Spain. Auxiliary bayonet lug permits use of older model bayonet. Sling swivels on bottom of rifle and a swivel and sling attaching bar on left side adapt rifle for both infantry and mounted use. Fascist symbol on butt.
 

L-88 WINCHESTER model 1892 sporting rifle, serial No.842174,

half magazine.
 

L-89 WINCHESTER model 1894 sporting rifle in .30 WCF, serial No.663144, full magazine.
 

L-90 WINCHESTER model 1906 sporting rifle in .22 RF, serial No.825207, 19.5" barrel. designed to take short, long and long rifle cartridges, magazine capacity being 15 12 and 11 respectively,

 

L-91 STEVENS single barrel shotgun in .410,
 

L-92 STEVENS model 1915 Favourite single shot falling block rifle in .22 RF, serial No.41.
 

L-93 BONEHILL double barrel shotgun in 12 gauge, serial No.112143

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