$3,750.00

SKU: US20702 Categories: , Product ID: 3694

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DRUM – 30-06 CALIBER 97 ROUND AIRCRAFT WITH LOADING TOOL, FOR THE 1917 30-06 SAVAGE LEWIS MG AS USED BY THE NAVY AND MARINES: TOOL IS MARKED “LEWIS MACHINE GUN .30 – U.S. GOV’T/ MADE BY SAVAGE ARMS CORP. UTICA N.Y. U.S.A. PAT. PENDING”. DRUM MARKED “PAT. MAR.21, 1908 – OCT. 22. 1912/ 30.U.S.”. AN EXTREMELY RARE SET IN EXC+ CONDITION (JUST THE LEATHER STRAP BROKEN AT RIVET AREA ON DRUM). CAME WITH TWO OLD TAGS THAT READ “FROM THE TOM ARMSTRONG COLLECTION, FOR THE LEWIS GUN USED IN “THE SAND PEBBLES” AND “THE WILD BUNCH”(SAM PECKINPAW), I BELIEVE “THE HIGH ROAD TO CHINA” STARRING TOM SELLECK”. WE HAVE HAD A FEW DRUMS FOR SALE BUT HAVE NEVER SEEN A 30-06 DRUM LOADING TOOL. SET