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Details about  WWI ERA VICKERS MACHINE GUN ACCESSORY, Ist PATTERN MODEL.

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WWI ERA VICKERS MACHINE GUN ACCESSORY, Ist PATTERN MODEL.
WWI-ERA-VICKERS-MACHINE-GUN-ACCESSORY-Ist-PATTERN-MODEL
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Item condition:
Used

GRADE 1 FOT FOR PURPOSE, OR DISPLAY AS DESIRED.

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24 Aug, 2014 19:11:44 BST
Winning bid:
£85.00
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Item location:
Garden Of England, United Kingdom

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eBay item number:
261567419725
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Condition: Used : Split the cost with friends
An item that has been previously used. See the seller’s listing for full details and description of any imperfections. See all condition definitions- opens in a new window or tab
Seller notes: GRADE 1 FOT FOR PURPOSE, OR DISPLAY AS DESIRED.
Type: Field Gear Service: Army
Era: 1914-1945 Country/ Organization: Great Britain
Conflict: World War I (1914-1918) Issued/ Not-Issued: Issued

WWI VICKERS MG FIELD ACCESSORY

A VERY RARE, ABBNEY LEVEL. THAT WAS FIRST USED ON VICKERS WATERCOOLED MACHINE GUNS.

THESE WERE INTRODUCED INTO SERVICE BEFORE THE MUCH LATER 'HORSESHOE' SADDLE TYPE VARIANTS.

THIS IS A PRECISION INSTRUMENT, PLACED ON THE TOP FEEDCOVER OF A VICKERS MG.

FULL 90 DEGREES ELEVATION & DEPRESSION MODE.

SIDE SCALE MARKED IN FINE 1 DEGREE SEGMENTS. FOLDING ROUND MAGNIFYING LENS TO ENABLE THE SCALE TO BE READ.

AS THE UMERALS & DEGREE LINES ARE SO FINELY ENGRAVED.

HAS A PULLOUT 'TELESCOPE' SIGHTING VIEWER, 2 X SECTION FULLY STRIPABLE, FOR TENSION DRAW ADJUSTMENT, TO TELESCOPE.

THIS PREVENTS THE 'SCOPE FROM SLIDING IN & OUT. UNDER IT'S OWN WEIGHT. SHOULD IT BECOME SLOPPY WITH USE.

HORIZONTAL FRONT 'AIMING' WIRE FOR WDDAO (WELL DEFINED, DISTANT, AIMING OBJECT)

& SIDE PERISCOPE FACILITY, TO ENABLE THE USER TO SEE THE AIR BUBBLE AT THE SAME TIME. TO CHECK FOR A LEVEL BEARING.

RANGE BEARING COULD BE TAKEN WITH THIS AID, AS WELL AS CHECKING THE DIAL SIGHTS FOR COLOUMATION.

MARKED ON THE LHS WITH R.S.A (MANUFACTURER) & MK IV & SERIAL NUMBERED: B. 5151.

ALSO HAS THE GOVERMENT PROPERTY ARROW, OR PHEON STAMP.

SOLID BRASS CONSTRUCTION THROUGHOUT. WITH NICKLE PLATED DEGREE SCALEPLATE.

IN PERFECT WORKING CONDITION, & ALL ORIGINAL PAINT FINISH INTACT.

AN EXCEEDINGLY NICE SPECIMIN OF IT'S TYPE!

COMES COMPLETE WITH IT'S PERIOD BROWN LEATHER CARRYING CASE.

WITH LONG FULLY ADJUSTABLE SHOULDER STRAP ASSEMBLY.

THE INSIDE OF THE CASE IS RED VELVET LINED, QUALITY INDEED!

FRONT OF CASE IS ALSO ARROW STAMPED.

CLOSURE STRAP & STUD ASSEMBLY, INTACT & FULLY OPERATIONAL.

AN EXTREMELY NICE EARLY VICKERS FIELD ACCESSORY!

FIT FOR USE, OR DISPLAY AS DESIRED.

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