Object Title

Machine Gun Mount - MG08 sledge mount

Machine Gun Mount - MG08 sledge mount

Date

1914

Object Number

XIII.1187

Provenance

Found unaccessioned in store in 2015. It was gifted from the MoD in 2005 as an 'accroutement' part of the former Pattern Room collection. No earlier history known.

Physical Description

A sheet steel mounting system comprimising two pairs of adjustable legs and fittings to accept accessories. It is painted in the standard German feldgrau ( field grey) used from 1915 onwards. It is missing its mounting gear and accessories.

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Associations

Places Germany