Martini-Henry Mk II Rifle : Victorian Military Forces

Place Oceania: Australia, Victoria
Accession Number REL/16292
Collection type Technology
Object type Firearm
Place made United Kingdom: England
Date made 1880
Conflict Australian Colonial Forces, 1854-1900

Martini Henry Mk II Rifle. Single shot lever action marked Crown VR NA&A Co Ltd 1880 II and VIC GOV within a circle. Butt marked VIC GOV within a circle twice and 3776. It is complete with all original parts.

History / Summary

Mk II Martini Henry rifles were issed in considerable numbers throughout the Australian Colonies. This rifle was purchased by the Victorian Government.