Lewis Gun For Sale Overview
In Caliber 30-06(Lewis Gun For Sale ) comes with one drum. Appears to be all original with bipod.
Who made the Lewis machine gun in WW1?
U.S. Marines field tested the Lewis machine gun in 1917. The Lewis was produced by BSA and Savage Arms during the war, and although the two versions were largely similar, enough differences existed to stop them being completely interchangeable, although this was rectified by the time of the Second World War.
What kind of ammo was used in the 1917 Lewis rifle?
M1917 Lewis. Savage produced a version of the Lewis Mk I for US forces, rechambered for the .30-06 round and with a modified gas operation due to the greater power of the US ammunition. A few of these were modified for aircraft use, when intended for non-synchronized emplacements on an airframe. The US Navy designation was Lewis Mark IV.