Needing to replace its Sten submachine gun following World War II, the British military contracted with Sterling Armament Co. for its L2A3 SMG.
1942: Britain’s Fate Hangs in the Balance—Can Her Army Meet The Challenge?
The Webley was the quintessential British revolver, with the Mark VI remaining as the standard until 1936.
The L42A1s are highly coveted, and can bring between $5,000 and $6,000 depending on the original accessories.
Despite both countries’ modernity, the Falklands conflict contained a lot of conventional fighting.