Browning Model 1917 water-cooled machine gun on an M1917 tripod. Note the leather box attached to the rear leg containing spare parts.
Nickel-Polished .303 Vickers Machine Gun on Tripod
Nickel-Polished .303 Vickers Machine Gun on Tripod Australia 1914-1918 up to 1945 Nickel-Polished .303 Vickers Machine Gun on Tripod. The gun (now decommissioned) has been restored and polished with nickel resulting in a striking and unusual display object.
WW2 - US Infantry Weapons
Indian tamancha torador (matchlock pistol), 18th to 19th century, 6 1/2 inch tapered two-stage barrel in .42 caliber smoothbore brass pin fore-sight; molded girdle retaining most of it's brass sheathing; breech section with integral rear sight; scalloped pan with swiveling cover. Barrel retained by two brass bands. Wooden stock of typical form, the iron sideplates with punched decoration; staghorn buttplate.
Confederate Revolver Le Mat 1856. The LeMat revolver was a .42 or .36 caliber cap & ball black powder revolver invented by Dr. Jean Alexandre LeMat of New Orleans, which featured an unusual secondary 16 gauge smooth-bore barrel capable of firing buckshot. It saw service with the armed forces of the Confederate States of America during the American Civil War of 1861–65.:
Followed closely by the Browning 0.30 cal Machine Gun
Le fusil Lebel Avec un calibre de 8 millimètres et un magasin, il pouvait tirer jusqu’à 12 coups par minute. Sa portée utile est de 400 mètres, sa portée générale de 1 400 mètres environ.