Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 779: Browning 1918 Belt Loading Tool, w/Belt & Case

Auction Date: May 3, 2019

Belt Loading Tool for the Browning 1918 Machine Gun with Belt and Case

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $950 - $1,600

Belt Loading Tool for the Browning 1918 Machine Gun with Belt and Case

Manufacturer: None
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Type: Other
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Item Views: 2133
Item Interest: Average
Catalog Page: 359
Class: Other
Description:

Constructed from a combination of blued and parkerized steel components, this loading tool is marked "BROWNING/BELT FILLING MACHINE/MODEL OF 1918" on top, with a faint marking (possibly "1942") on the underside, with a vertical single stack hopper that can either be fed by hand or via stripper clips, a swiveling handle, and eye holes for mounting via screws to a workbench or table. The feed port is 3.51 inches long, suitable for the 30-06 cartridge. Included with the tool is a repurposed smoke rocket warhead case, which holds the tool, a length of belt, and twenty-seven inert 30-06 rounds.

Rating Definition:

Fine, with mild wear and handling marks.



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