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machine-gun (hmg)

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  • Other titles
    • Maxim MG 08 .303 machine gun (descriptive name)
    • Maxim Nordenfelt MG 08
  • Description
    Maxim Nordenfelt '08, .303 inch (7.92mm) calibre machine gun
    Maxim Patent 1896 [Mark II)
    Maxim Gun Calibre .303. Converted Mark. I. No 5698
    description: .303 inch (7.92mm) calibre; recoil operated; water cooled; with tripod & pins
    markings:
    serial number on MG (matching numbers): 5698
    on lock: 5698A
    on body, top cover, , water jacket and belt feed: 5698
    barrel and lock stamped: EFD
    maker's name: MAXIM NORDENFELT / GUNS & AMMUNITION CO LTD / MAXIMS PATENT / 1896
    Enfield proof and view marks
    tripod: markings on tripod: NZD 1915 / COW / C29648
    manufacturer Maxim Nordenfelt Guns & Amm. Co. 1896
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    A7126, W0628, 354442
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    1
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