WEAPONS : LONG GUNS
Martini Henry (Primary maker)
Martini Henry Rifle butt marked with UVF badge and 30. The Martini-Henry rifle was ‘the gun of empire’ in the 1870s and 1880s, and over a million were made. Note the ‘UVF’ stamp on the butt. martini action : carbine : almost fully stocked : cleaning rod : [facility for bayonet] : two bands : metal work blued, butt plate polished : 2 D sling rings, rear on trigger guard : butt marked with UVF badge and no. 30 : ramp rear leaf sight. Inscription note, on off side of lock 'SUPERIOR QUALITY ENGLISH MANUFACTURE'
Northern Ireland: County Antrim: Belfast
National Museums NI