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The Ordnance QF 18-pounder, or simply 18-pounder gun, was the standard British Empire field gun of the First World War-era. It formed the backbone of the Royal Field Artillery during the war, and was produced in large numbers. It was used by British Forces in all the main theatres, and by British troops in Russia in 1919. Its calibre (84 mm) and shell weight were greater than those of the equivalent field guns in French (75 mm) and German (77 mm) service. It was generally horse drawn until mechanisation in the 1930s.
The first versions were introduced in 1904. Later versions remained in service with British forces until early 1942. During the interwar period, the 18-pounder was developed into the early versions of the equally famous Ordnance QF 25-pounder, which would form the basis of the British artillery forces during and after the Second World War in much the same fashion as the 18-pounder had during the First.
Sten mkIII kit, what you see is what you get.
It’s one that I degreased a little. Parts are all in decent shape. All the small parts are still in the lower receiver.
I can ship it on the buyers dime. Btw some states don’t like these :(
Some may remember the British fellow (P. A. Luty) who, as a political statement, created submachine guns from common hardware and a published a book (or several books) on the projects. He was eventually caught, tried, convicted, and spent time in prison. Anyway, the authorities, evidently...
I thought I'd pass along this video for those that might find it interesting. It covers a variant of the British Welrod .32 ACP, suppressed pistol. Parenthetically, the Small Arms Review tests the presenter references can be read here. Cheers!