DEAC WW1 MG08 MAXIM ON TRENCH MOUNT

Stock No. 105313

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A VERY GOOD EXAMPLE OF THE STANDARD WW1 GERMAN MACHINE GUN. MADE BY D.W.M. IN 1918 WITH MAINLY MATCHING NUMBERS, THE SMALLER COMPONENT PARTS SWITCHED OVER DURING REGULAR FIELD SERVICE MAINTENANCE. RETAINS THE VAST MAJORITY OF ITS ORIGINAL WW1 FACTORY BLUED FINISH. NO RUST OR PITTING. GUN ALL COMPLETE AND FITTED WITH A Z-F.12 OPTICAL SIGHT. FITTED TO THE VERY RARE TRENCH MOUNT. DESIGNED FOR USE IN TRENCH WARFARE, THE RATHER CUMBERSOME SLED MOUNT HARD TO SET UP IN FIXED POSITIONS IN A TRENCH. DEAC TO U.K. SPEC , CAN BE STRIPPED, COCKED AND DRY FIRED. THESE DAYS TURN UP ONCE IN A BLUE MOON  FOR SALE ON THE COMMERCIAL MARKET. THE TRENCH MOUNT FITTED TO A WOODEN BOARD WHICH IT APPEARS TO HAVE ALWAYS BEEN WITH. THE BOARD WITH A BREAK AS SHOWN, BUT NOT A DIFFICULT THING TO GLUE BACK TOGETHER.

UK SPEC DEAC, AS SUCH SUITABLE FOR EXPORT TO NONE-EU COUNTRIES OR RE-DEACTIVATION TO EU/UK SPEC.