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Machine Gun - Colt M1914, 1917 Object Reg. No: ST 023718

Summary:
Colt M1914 Mark III machine gun, Cal. 30 in. An updated version of the M1895 designed by J. M. Browning.

Made by Colt's Patent Fire Arms Manufacturing Co, Hartford, Connecticut. Serial number 1123.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Australia: Defence Department, 1955
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: machine guns american, machine guns military
Themes this item is part of: Colt's Patent Fire Arms Manufacturing Co., Gunmakers, Hartford, Connecticut, USA, Arms Collection, Samuel Colt, Gunmaker (1814-1862), Colt Firearms in Colonial Victoria, 1850-1900
Primary Classification: ARMS & ARMOUR
Secondary Classification: Firearms
Tertiary Classification: longarms
Inscriptions: Stamped on receiver: "MODEL 1914 COLT AUTOMATIC GUN MANUFACTURED BY COLT'S PT. F. A. MFG. CO. HARTFORD CON. U. S. A. U S N J. B. S. 1917 CAL. .30 MARK III NO 1123".
Stamped on barrel: "U S N J. B. S. 1917 CAL. .30 MARK 111 NO. 1123 A BROWNING PATENTS PATENTED IN THE UNITED STATES JULY 30. AUGUST 20. 1895".
Model Name/Number: 1914/1915 Mark III
Manufacturer: Colt's Patent Fire Arms Manufacturing Co, Hartford, Connecticut, United States of America, 1917

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