For sale to customers outside the European Union Only. The Sten gun was developed due to the United Kingdom's need for a submachine gun, which the U.K. did not have when it entered the 2nd World War. Despite its cheapness and simple design with a number of short comings the Sten was of the outstanding war-winning weapons with over 4 million of all marks being produced. This example is in excellent condition and comes with the more common T-bar stock. It is a pre-1995 deactivation with a full moving action. For Non EU Sales Only. However can be re-deactivated to the current EU specification. Please email before making purchase.