|| United Kingdom
||7 January, 1961 - 21 May, 1969
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The Avengers is a 1961 television spy series that was a production of ABC Television (Associated British Corporation, which eventually was merged into Thames Television). For the majority of the series, The Avengers focused on the exploits of secret agent John Steed (Patrick Macnee), who was routinely paired up with a female counterpart in order to protect Great Britain from internal and external foes. The show ran from 1961 to 1969 across 6 seasons for a total of 161 episodes. A feature film adaptation was released in 1998 that starred Ralph Fiennes, Uma Thurman and Sean Connery.
The following weapons were used in the television series The Avengers:
Beretta Model 1935 - .32 ACP
Beretta 950 Jetfire
Beretta 950 Jetfire - .25 ACP
A Businessman defends himself with a Beretta 950 Jetfire
in "The Cybernauts" (Season 4, Episode 3).
One of Kane's men threatens Ms. Peel with a Colt M1911A1
in "Death at Bargain Prices" (Season 4, Episode 4).
Colt Model 1903 Pocket Hammerless
Colt Model 1903 Pocket Hammerless Pistol Blued - .32 acp
The Tattoo Shop owner is shot with a suppressed Colt Model 1903
in "Quick-Quick Slow Death" (Season 4, Episode 19).
Colt Single Action Army
Colt Single Action Army w/ 5.5" barrel known as the "Artillery" model.
Enfield No. 2 Mk I. Original configuration with spurred hammer - .38 S&W
A member of Ransac prepares to fire an Enfield No.2
in "The Master Minds" (Season 4, Episode 6).
Emma Peel (Diana Rigg
) holds a baffled Steed at gunpoint with an Enfield No.2
in "Two's a Crowd" (Season 4, Episode 12).
Tower Sea Service Pistol used by the Royal Navy.
Two Flintlock Pistols
can be seen behind Steed in "Castle De'ath" (Season 4, Episode 5).
Iver Johnson Snub Nose
Iver Johnson Snub Nose - .32 S&W
Remington 1875 - .45 Long Colt
Smith & Wesson Model 40 Centennial
Smith & Wesson Model 40 "Centennial" with grip safety - 38 Special
Smith & Wesson Model 10
Smith & Wesson Model M&P Revolver - .38 Special
Smith & Wesson 4th Model
Smith & Wesson 4th Model - .32 Calibre
Walther P38 WWII dated with black grips - 9x19mm
A nice close up of a Walther P38
in "Castle De'ath" (Season 4, Episode 5).
Webley Mk III
Webley Mk III - .455 Webley
A Webley Mk III
hits the ground in "The Town of No Return" (Season 4, Episode 1).
MP40 submachine gun - 9x19mm
One of the secretaries in "How to Succeed.... at Murder" (Season 4, Episode 25) with a MP40 submachine gun
Sten Mk I* Submachine gun - 9x19mm
Vincent East (Roland Curram
) with a Sten
in "Honey for the Prince" (Season 4, Episode 26).
M1928 "Tommy Gun" or "Chicago typewriter" with 50-round drum magazine - .45 ACP, made famous through countless classic gangster movies.
Karabiner 98k - German manufacture 1937 date - 7.92x57mm Mauser
L1A1 SLR, original model - 7.62x51mm NATO
Guards at a Royal Army research facility in "Mission... Highly Improbable" (Season 6, Episode 8) armed with L1A1s
Lee-Enfield No.4 Mk.I
Lee-Enfield No.4 Mk.I - .303 British
M1 Garand semiautomatic Rifle with leather M1917 sling - .30-06
Oberndorf Mauser Sporter
Oberndorf Mauser Sporter - 9x57mm
Simonov Type 45
Simonov Type 45 - 7.62x39mm
Brown Bess Flintlock Musket
Modern reproduction "Long Land Pattern" Brown Bess Infantry musket made from 1722-1768 - .75 caliber.
Brown Bess musket left side.
Double Barreled Shotgun
Charles Parker 1878 Side by Side Shotgun - 12 Gauge
A variant of the Browning M1919 developed during World War 2, this model is designated the M37, with the ability to feed from either the left or the right of the weapon - 30-06. This example is shown without a tripod, only the pintle mount. This the MOST likely .30 cal machine gun to be seen firing from armored vehicles.
Steed (Patrick Macnee
) does his best General Montgomery impersonation next to a Browning M1919
in "What the Butler Saw" (Season 4, Episode 22).
An Alvis Saracen
Armoured personnel carrier in "Mission... Highly Improbable" (Season 6, Episode 8) with a L3A4
mounted in it's turret.
Mills Bomb High-Explosive Fragmentation hand grenade.
Major Robertson (Nigel Davenport
) picks up a Mills Bomb in "The Danger Makers" (Season 4, Episode 20).