COMING IN DECEMBER 2020
SCARCE & ENVIABLE JOHNSON ARMS M1941 LMG.
inv # 03-1483
This hard fought contender for United States Military acceptance is as rare as it is desirable. Chambered in 30-06 & mag. fed from the left side, it utilizes an integral hinged dust cover which doubled as an access point for stripper clip loading. Though we haven’t been able to confirm, this gun has all of the tell tale signs of having been previously housed in the Winchester Museum, including the W 120 tag on the left side of receiver. This unique mechanism fired from a closed bolt when semi-auto was selected & from an open bolt w/ the selection of full auto. This accomplished two things: w/ out the movement & mass of the bolt during aimed single shots, accuracy is greatly improved while retaining the safety that an open bolt mechanism provides during sustained full auto fire. The bbl. which is terminated w/ a unique fixed front sight blade measuring almost 3″ in height, is also encompassed by over 7″ of perforation from the unique shroud, the Lyman rear sight is micro adj. for windage & elevation up to 1,000 yards. The left hand horizontal position of the mag. is a recognizable trait of the 1941, almost equivalent to the irregularly short stocks, both front & rear. Exposed metal surfaces are parkerized, stocks & pistol grip panels are a red tinted hardwood. Rear sling swivel attaches to bottom of shoulder stock while front sling swivel connects to bbl. shroud mechanism. Markings on top of receiver (to the right of U.S. patent block) read from right side include “LIGHT MACHINE GUN / “JOHNSON AUTOMATICS” / CAL. 30-06 MODEL OF 1941 / MADE IN PROVIDENCE. R. L. U.S.A. / 0068”. MAGS: 1-25 rd.
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