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    Sale 12040

    Interiors

    14 September 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 405

    A DEACTIVATED CHROME-PLATED BRITISH .303 VICKERS MACHINE GUN

    SERIAL NO. V4747, CIRCA 1943

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    A DEACTIVATED CHROME-PLATED BRITISH .303 VICKERS MACHINE GUN
    SERIAL NO. V4747, CIRCA 1943
    With tripod, a water canister, and canvas belt with some inert .303 cartridges
    (The gun) 43 ½ in. (110.5 cm.) long


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    The firearm is sold together with its Birmingham Proof House deactivation certificate. Please note it is the buyer’s responsibility to determine the relevant requirements for transferring deactivated firearms outside of the UK. The inability to export or possess such firearm in your country of residence is not a basis for cancellation or recession of sale.