British Sten MkII, right side view.
Sten MkII, magazine well rotated into the storage position.
Sten MkII, left side view, Magazine well rotated into storage position.
Issue magazine loader. S193 is the manufacturer's code.
Issue magazine loader.
Model markings on magazine well, Sten MkII.
Mag well markings indicate S/N of FB34346 (Fazakerley manufacture), later re-numbered to L1829. The MP marking is of unknown origin.
Receiver area, right side view. Note the screwed-on trigger housing cover indicating pre-April 1942 manufacture (there is no detent hole beneath the cover to indicate a conversion).
Receiver area, right side view. Note the Auto/Semi selector button.
Note the barrel nut arrangement and the simple manner the issue sling is looped through a ventilation hole.
Note the M604 manufacturer's code on the barrel nut denoting manufacture by Clarendon Engineering.
Barrel with the secondary serial number stamped in. Note the serial number was oriented up when installing the barrel to retain the zero.
Note the M44 marking for the manufacturer of the T-stock. (JB Brooks & Co.)
Note the "X" on the recoil spring cap, denoting the Sten was upgraded in service to the MkV cocking handle with safety feature.
Note the MkV cocking handle, retrofitted after April 14, 1944.
Ejection port showing the Sten bolt and extractor.
LD Ltd sling made in 1944.