1944 dated Rare Australian Lithgow made MKI Bren Gun in its wooden transit case. As used by Australian troops in all theatres of the war This was a highly accurate weapon and in the hands of an experienced gunner was capable of cutting down a tree. Here is a true story One Bren gunner under Sniper fire, fired several bursts at the top of a coconut tree hiding a sniper, concentrating his fire at a spot six feet from the top. The weight of the sniper caused the tree top to break and he was killed when he hit the ground 60 feet below. Cocks and dry fires.