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SAGINAW MARKED 1917 WATERCOOLED SEMI-AUTO FROM

Currency:USD Category:Firearms & Military Start Price:2,000.00 USD Estimated At:4,000.00 - 7,000.00 USD
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"THE PACIFIC". Cal. 30-06. S# 565. Bbl. 24". The iconic US Colt/Browning M1917 water cooled machine gun built as a functioning & legal semi-auto. The right sideplate is a reasonable facsimile of a Saginaw gear as used in the television series "The Pacific", as supplied by noted prop house "ZORG LTD". Manufactured by Allied Armament w/ their own right sideplate. It sits upon a cradle & tripod that should be period correct. Right sideplate marked "NO. 565 U.S. INSP / BROWNING MACHINE GUN / U.S. CAO. 30 M1917A1 / MANFD BY SAGINAW STEERING GEAR DIV. / GENERAL MOTORS CORPORATION". Left sideplate marked "7.62 ?". Tripod has a brass plate approx. 2.5x2", intersecting w/ the leather strap reading: "NO. 134530 MT. TRIPOD M1917A1 / LAMSON. 19 / P.L.B.". Brass capped water jacket & trunnion finished in black, receiver & cradle mt. parkerized, tripod was painted OD green, front sight hooded blade, rear sight peep & anti aircraft combination graduating from 100-2,800m. T & E mechanism for stable, steady adjustments while mounted firmly to a single position. Ammo can holder on left side cradle. UNATTACHED ACCESSORIES: assorted certificate of authenticity, import certificate, purchase order & supporting literature connecting it to HBO Production "The Pacific". CONDITION: water jacket has a few dents & scratches, though the majority of finish remains, all three plugs in water jacket seat firmly, parkerized receiver enjoys a complete finish, only stained, tripod plate marked "360" degrees is completely legible as well as elevation markings on right side of cradle, tripod paint has worn as would be expected on a gun deployed to battle. Fire control mechanism appears to function correctly when cycled by hand. Bore is frosted yet still retains strong rifling. (20-905/JZ). MODERN. $4,000-7,000.