Springfield Armory Museum - Collection Record
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|Title:||GUN, MACHINE - U.S. MACHINE GUN BROWNING M37E1 TANK 7.62MM SN# 284622|
|Maker/Manufacturer:||BROWNING, JOHN MOSES|
|Date of Manufacture:||C 1958|
|Catalog Number:||SPAR 3096|
|Measurements:||OL:104.9CM 41 3/16" BL: 60.9CM 24"|
U.S. MACHINE GUN BROWNING M37E1 TANK 7.62MM SN# 284622
Manufactured by Rock Island Arsenal, Rock Island, Il. - The M37E1 MG is an automatic, recoil-operated, link-belt fed, air-cooled weapon designed for fixed or flexible use. Designed as interim weapon pending completion of M73. Weapon modified at Springfield Armory. Weapon is complete and in good condition.
Receiver: SA284622 M37E1. CAL.30 MG.
Weapon transferred to the Museum on 6 June 1961. At that time weapon was appraised at $5000.00.
See, SA-NM3-2002 - NOTES ON DEVELOPMENT TYPE MATERIEL FOR GUN, MACHINE, TANK, 7.62MM, M37E1, by P.W. Marshall. 12 September 1958.
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