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Nomenclature stampings

Occasionally components were also stamped to identify which part they were. Generally this was uncommon but examples are to be found.

Marking on Feedblock. V 303. Vickers .303-inch.

Marking on Feedblock. V.303. Vickers .303-inch.

Marking on Tripod mounting blocks. G .303 MAXIM LEFT. Gun, .303-inch Maxim, Left Hand Side.

Marking on Direction Dial Pointer Mk. II. Mk. II. Mark 2 pointer.


  • Goldsmith, 1994
  • Skennerton, 1988; 1997
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