|Object type||Colour - Print|
|Place made||Vietnam: Phuoc Tuy Province|
|Date made||c 1967|
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A 7.62 mm L1A1 self-loading rifle (SLR) which was the standard infantry weapon used by the ...
A 7.62 mm L1A1 self-loading rifle (SLR) which was the standard infantry weapon used by the Australian Army during the Vietnam War. It is gas operated with an internal piston and has a 20 round staggered box magazine. It was replaced by the 5.56 mm Steyr F88 assault rifle in the 1980s. This particular weapon has had a medical field dressing taped to the wooden butt.