|Place||Oceania: Australia, New South Wales, Port Kembla|
|Physical description||Metal, Plastic, Wood|
|Location||Main Bld: World War 2 Gallery: Gallery 2: Aus Threat|
Lysaght's Port Kembla Works Pty Limited
|Place made||Australia: New South Wales, Port Kembla|
Second World War, 1939-1945
Owen Mk 1 Sub-machine Gun : Australian Army
Owen Mk 1 Sub-machine Gun. The receiver body is stamped OWEN 9MM MK I 42 LYSAGHT P.K. AUSTRALIA PAT.PENDING. This weapon and magazine is green and yellow camouflage painted. The pistol grips are a black plastic compound and the butt is wood. A webbing sling is attached to this weapon.
This gun is a trials weapon and the first of its type to be camouflage painted for jungle warfare.