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WW1 Lewis Machine Gun Handbook 1917 | Compass Library

WW1 Savage Lewis Machine Gun Manual (1917)

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HANDBOOK OF THE
LEWIS MACHINE GUN

Model 1917

SAVAGE ARMS CORPORATION, New York, c.1917

An original WW1 Lewis Machine Gun handbook, published by the Savage Arms Corporation c.1917. The Lewis Gun was manufactured during the First World War by both BSA of Birmingham and the Savage Arms Corporation of New York. This book is a guide to the handling and maintenance of the army variant of the Lewis Gun as used by the allied armies during WW1. Full of fascinating information and fully illustrated, this book includes firing and loading instructions, details of parts and accessories, and information on how to remedy stoppages. Illustrated with 13 photographic plates and a large detailed fold-out diagram of the Lewis.


Condition:

In good condition. The card cover shows general signs of wear, with some creasing at the corners. The stapled binding is good and secure. The text is in good condition, with some creased corners. The illustrations and large fold-out diagram of the Lewis Gun are in good condition.


Published: c.1917
Illustrated with 13 plates and one large fold-out diagram
Dimensions: 150mm x 100mm
Pages: 63