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Lot 874: Tippman Arms M2HB Mini Machine gun 22 magnum rimfire

Auction Date: April 29, 2016

Rare Tippmann Model M2HB "Fully Automatic" Scaled Down Mini Machine Gun with Tripod T&E Mechanism Crate and Accessories

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $3,500 - $5,000

Rare Tippmann Model M2HB "Fully Automatic" Scaled Down Mini Machine Gun with Tripod T&E Mechanism Crate and Accessories

Manufacturer: Tippman Arms
Model: M2HB Mini
Type: Machine gun
Gauge: 22 magnum rimfire
Barrel: 18 1/4 inch round
Finish: parkerized
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Catalog Page: 254
Class: Class III
Description:

This is a fantastic example of a very rare "fully automatic" scaled down version of the famous US M2 Heavy Barreled machine gun, chambered in 22 Magnum This is a very rare example as almost all of these M2 HBs were produced in semi-automatic only version. This example is fully functional and requires a SOT/NFA Class III license to purchase. This is a very realistic scaled down weapon that includes a full compliment of accessories, such as a M3 tripod T&E mechanism, two scaled down ammunition cans and two cloth belts for loading the ammunition into. The right side of the receiver is hand stamped with the factory four-line markings that read: "MOD. 50 HB NO. F 40B/TIPPMAN ARMS CO./FT. WAYNE IND.". The barrel has correct original M2 HB profile with a perforated barrel trunion and carrying handle on the barrel. The top cover opens up to load the gun and it has the side mounted cocking handle. The rear of the receiver is fitted with a folding adjustable ladder rear sight and a hooded blade front sight mounted to the front of the receiver. It is The tripod and T&E mechanism are both fully functional and operational. It is complete with original hardwood crate that holds the receiver, barrel ammunition cans, tripod and T&E mechanism. The gun is belt fed utilizing the two enclosed cloth belts. A very interesting and unique scaled down fully functional Tippman Arms M2 HB machine gun.

Rating Definition:

Excellent with 99% of the original parkerized type finish showing no wear anywhere. In fact the gun appears to be unfired as the bolt face shows no firing residue. The various accessories are also in like new condition. This is a really neat little scaled down M2 MG. NOTE: This weapon is a National Firearms Act (NFA), Class 3, Fully Automatic Weapon, which is registered with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, (BATF) under the provisions of 18 U.S.C. Chapter 44 and 27 CFR part 478.



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