DeactivatedMachine GunsUsed£ 1,500
~ WW2 Bren Light Machine Gun Mark 2 ~
A deactivated Bren light machine gun with its bipod stand.
The loading mechanism works smoothly.
The lock cover is stamped with four poof marks and “14T9275”.
One side of the frame is stamped `ASR`and the other depicts the model of the gun“BREN MK II” and the manufacturer details “INGLIS 1944”.
This machine gun comes with its deactivation certificate dated: 13/06/2019.
~ Bren Mark 2 ~
Bren Mark 2 was gas-operated and air-cooled. It was produced by Inglis of Canada and the Monotype Group through a number of component manufacturing factories. Sometimes known as the "Garage hands" model it became one of the most widely used weapons of its type during WW2.
The Brem Mark 2 was the British and Commonwealth forces` primary infantry LMG In World War II, it was also used in the Korean War and saw service throughout the later half of the 20th century, including the 1982 Falklands War. Although fitted with a bipod, it could also be mounted on a tripod or vehicle-mounted.
Generally, the Bren was fired from the prone position using the attached bipod. On occasion, a Bren gunner would use his weapon on the move supported by a sling, much like an automatic rifle, and from standing or kneeling positions.
~ Dimensions ~
The total length of the gun is 45.5 inches (122 cm) with the barrel measuring 22 inches (56 cm). The height of the gun (on the bipod) is 13 inches (33 cm).
The total weight is approx. 10Kg.
~ Condition ~
The metalwork is in an overall good condition, with only some minor surface wear.
The bipod is in decent order with some paint chipping and scratches.
~ Postage ~
Postage costs £40 or the machine gun can be collected or the machine gun can be collected from our shop in Portsmouth Historic Dockyard.
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