Alternative Name(s): Gun or Rifle Stand, Gun or Rifle Rest
A support for a firearm. Suitable for use with both the Maxim MG08/15 Machine Gun (eg. HT 28989) and the Mauser T-Gewehr Anti-Tank Rifle. Both types of firearms were used by the German military in World War I.
A triangular stand made from rectangular U-shaped steel; riveted construction. Cross-brace between the two legs. Pointed spikes beneath each foot plate. Circular connector with pivoting clamp for attachment to firearm. Painted khaki green.
Stamped on connector: ' [crown symbol] / Y '
Type of item
222 mm (Width), 105 mm (Depth), 273 mm (Height)
Note that the tripod 'feet' which would push into the ground are 32 mm high.