Object Title

Centrefire automatic light machine gun - Browning Automatic Rifle, Model of 1918

Centrefire automatic light machine gun - Browning Automatic Rifle, Model of 1918

Date

about 1918

Object Number

PR.5303

Physical Description

A gas operated rifle of extremely heavy construction, it has a receiver machined from solid steel, within which is the gas-recoil operated bolt assembly. This is cocked by means of a sliding lever on the left of the receiver, with the ejection port on the right. The foregrip is wood, with a textured panel. Khaki-coloured sling attached by 2 sling loops. By Winchester.

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 118365

Calibre

.30-06 in US Govt M1906

Associations

Places America