Original U.S. WWII 37mm M8 Pyrotechnic Signal Flare Pistol by McInerny Spring and Wire Company
Good condition 37mm big-bore signal pistol of WW2. The barrel has studs for attachment to a flare port in the fuselage of aircraft. The right side of the frame is marked MSWC U.S. PROPERTY PISTOL PYROTECHNIC M8
This is a flare pistol, mainly used during and after WW2 in aircraft. Although intended to be mounted in the M1 aircraft mount, this flare pistol can be used as a conventional flare pistol. The barrel hinges down to allow removing a spent cartridge or loading a cartridge from the breech end of the barrel. Designed during WW2 to be manufactured by the Eureka Vacuum Cleaner Co. and so uses metal stamping instead of machined parts. The frame is cast aluminum.
SOLD - Original U.S. WWII 37mm M8 Pyrotechnic Signal Flare Pistol by McInerny Spring and Wire Company
- Product Code: O-61
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