Carcano M1891 Carbine : Italian Army

Accession Number REL/04825
Collection type Technology
Object type Firearm
Place made Italy
Date made 1902
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945

Carcano M1891 bolt action carbine. Barrel knox form marked 1902 BRESCIA and the serial number. The butt is stamped with a ROMA crest and AZ over 1222 on the left side and a brass rectangular plate on the right side is engraved with ITALIA Moshetto M.91. The action appears to have been painted black. A bayonet lug is bolted to the fore arm end cap. Missing a cleaning rod.

History / Summary

Unknown. This carbine is the same as REL/02152 which is a Model 1891 Moschetto TS a shortened conversion from a Model 1891 rifle.

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