Object Title

Centrefire automatic belt-fed medium machine gun - Browning Model 1919A4

Centrefire automatic belt-fed medium machine gun - Browning Model 1919A4

Date

1931-1970

Object Number

XXIV.8862

Provenance

Purchased from Ryton Arms Limited, 27 March 1998

Physical Description

An aircooled medium machine gun mounted on a ground tripod. It comprises a slotted barrel jacket, rectangular receiver and pistol grip with trigger underneath. there is a hinged top cover, with a feed block underneath for an ammunition belt.

Techniques

Manufactured

Materials

Dimensions

OverallLength41 in.
OverallLength1041 mm
OverallWeight14 kg
BarrelLength22.05 inhes
BarrelLength560 mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 536975

Calibre

.30 in

Inscriptions and Marks

makers mark
BROWNING MACHINE GUN/U.S. CAL 30 M1919A4/MAN'FD BY SAGINAW STERRING GEAR DIV.GENERAL MOTORS CORPORATION
on the right side of the breech
stamped

Associations

Notes

Refer: military Small Arms of 20th Century, Hogg & Weeks.