Matching Numbers, WW2, 1944 Dated, Nazi Marked, Maschinengewehr MG 34, Machine Gun By 'dot' Waffenwerke Bruenn, Bruenn Plant With Ammo Belt & Inert Rounds. Sn 10017:9 The Maschinengewehr 34, or MG 34, Machine Gun was first produced and accepted into service in 1934. It was first issued to German units in 1935. It accepts the 7.92 x 57mm Mauser cartridge. It was designed to perform both as a light machine gun and classic infantry support weapon. The MG 34 was used as an infantry machine gun during the 1930s, and remained as the primary tank and aircraft defensive weapon throughout WW2. This is an excellent original example. It retains it's original finish and cocks strips and dry fires. It has an excellent undamaged wood stock and grooved bakelite grips. It is fitted with a bi pod and has flip up forward and rear sights. The frame is crisply stamped 'dot' which is the German Wartime code for Waffenwerke Bruenn, Bruenn Plant, Czechoslovakia & '1943' date (illustrated). It has matching numbers '1935' & other numbers and marks. It is Waffenamt 'WaA63'. The weapon comes with a partial ammunition belt loaded with 20 x inert rounds. Price for this excellent, Nazi marked, WW2 dated, MG 34 includes UK delivery and deactivation certificate. Sn 10017:9 ( NB. MG 34 'Trommel' Drum magazines are available separately on this web site).