Dewat (Deactivated) WW2 British Issue Vickers Machine Gun on tripod. 1942 dated gun complete with 1943 dated tripod mount. Gun retains 98% of its original blued finish to the action area, and 99% of its original field green paint to the smooth steel barrel jacket, All plugs and chains in place. Brass belt feeder shows a nice even age patina, with both internal steel feed arms being movable. Marked with the serial number 4988 with a British Broadarrow above. The action is also marked with the manufacture code “V3C3″, showing the gun as a Mark I model, manufactured between 1939 and 1944 by Vickers Armstrongs Crayford, Kent, UK. Action is also marked “MA’42” showing the manufacture year as 1942, along with 2 British Broadarrow marks. Wood grips are in excellent condition, with the external caps being in place. External cocking mechanism functions. with the top door to the action being welded in place, as is the trigger. The gun is complete with its 1943 dated Mk.IV brass and steel tripod mount, retaining approximately 90% of it’s original field green paint, and showing the serial number as 9012. Complete with all components in place, and working freely. Brass fixtures also show a nice even and untouched original aged patina finish. An excellent example of this famous British arm.
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