Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 552: Chatellerault 1907 Machine gun 8 mm

Auction Date: February 25, 2016

French Chatellerault Arsenal Model 1907 Machine Gun, BATFE Registered "Unserviceable"

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $1,500 - $3,000

French Chatellerault Arsenal Model 1907 Machine Gun, BATFE Registered "Unserviceable"

Manufacturer: Chatellerault
Model: 1907
Type: Machine gun
Gauge: 8 mm
Barrel: 28 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip:
Stock:
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Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 62
Class: Class III
Rating:

OG - POOR- major or minor parts replaced; major replacement parts required and extensive restoration needed; metal deeply pitted; principal lettering, numerals and design obliterated, wood badly scratched, bruised, cracked or broken; mechanically inoperative; generally undesirable as a collectors firearm in its present state.

WW - WOOD IS WORSE FOR THE PERCENT FINISH RATING GIVEN

Description:

With tripod and blast shield. NOTE: This item is registered with the BATFE as an "Unserviceable Firearm", and some parts are absent and/or deliberately damaged. Additionally, an unknown party has put several bullet holes in the frame, reportedly during combat. It is the sole duty of the bidder to understand all relevant laws and restrictions, and no guarantees are made about the expense, feasibility or safety of "re-activating" this weapon.

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