Browning M1919 A6 Machine Gun
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A very rare and unusual double-life-size training model of a BROWNING model 1919 A6 machine gun, American circa 1930s.
These training models were manufactured to enable a group of trainee soldiers to be instructed in the working operation of the gun, its moving parts, dis-assembly and re-assembly, cleaning and maintenance methods. Comprising all the same moving parts of the actual weapon, this double- life-size training model is accurate in all respects, except of course that it does not fire.
Dimensions of base: 48 x 13 inches (123 x 33 cms)
Length of gun overall: 75 inches (190 cms).
Notes: The M1919 Browning is a .30 caliber medium machine gun that was widely used during the 20th century. It was used as a light infantry, coaxial, mounted, aircraft, and anti-aircraft machine gun by the U.S. and many other countries, especially during World War II, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War. Although it began to be superseded by newer designs in the later half of the century (such as by the M60 machine gun), it remained in use in many North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) countries and elsewhere for much longer. It is very similar in design to the larger .50 in (12.7 mm) M2 Machine Gun, which is also a Browning-designed weapon and is still in NATO service.
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