CIRCA 1940 LUFTWAFFE MG15 BALL MOUNT

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EXTREMELY RARE ALUMINIUM BALL MOUNT FOR THE MG15 AIRCRAFT MACHINE GUN. STANDARD MOUNTING FOR THE MG15 DURING THE BATTLE OF BRITAIN, SOON OBSOLETE AFTERWARDS WITH THE INTRODUCTION OF THE MG81. AS USED MOUNTED SINGULARLY ON THE BACK OF THE STUKA, TO THE FRONT WINDOW OF THE Ju88, ETC. SO RARE TODAY AS THE GERMANS SCRAPPED THESE FOR THE PRECIOUS ALUMINIUM LATER ON IN THE WAR. HAS CORRODED SURFACE OVERALL AND IS MISSING THE TWO STEEL STABILIZING CUPS FROM THE INSIDE. WILL STILL FIT AND SIT ON A GUN, BUT WITHOUT THE CUPS IS A LITTLE LOOSE. COMPLETE EXAMPLES HAVE BEEN OBSERVED MAKING NEAR £1000 IN AUCTION. COPIES ARE MADE. THIS MAYBE THE ONLY ORIGINAL YOU WILL EVER SEE FOR SALE. SHOWN FITTED ON A GUN FOR DEMONSTRATION PURPOSES