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Is it a functional gun, or a training piece? It looks very much like a Vickers K gun. Though were the magazine is supposed to mount I can't see. It looks like there are two electrical contacts underneath. Is there some form of light fitting in the barel end?

Edited by Tony B

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Williamson Manufacturing Co Ltd,

Hawthorn Road, Willesden Green, London NW10.

 

Are listed as ancilliary equipment manufacturers for the Aircraft industry, circa 1960

Edited by antarmike

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http://www.gracesguide.co.uk/wiki/Williamson_Manufacturing_Co

 

Listed as making Camera "Eagle" foe aircraft.

http://bjr.birjournals.org/cgi/issue_pdf/advertising_pdf/43/514.pdf

page 24 shows a 90 second film developer for X ray film made by them.

 

Whatever this gun is it may have something to do with camera/ film. but my gut feeling is that is an aerial gunnery trainer, that "Somehow" used light to indicate a kill or a hit on the target????

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I agree that it is a Camera Gun. Williamson also had a factory in Basingstoke Road, Reading, which is now the Gillette Razor Factory. Williamson also made the Gun Cameras for Spitfires and Hurricanes in WW2.

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