The Maxim 1910 Silencer, in 30.06
The Cody Firearms Museum has an extensive collection of historic arms and they recently got a special look at one of their original “Silencers.”
The pre-NFA vintage firearm suppressor brand named by its inventor, Hiram Percy Maxim, was x-rayed by the Cody Police Department while the agency was on hand at the Wyoming-based museum this month to verify that some ordnance at the center was inert.
The M1910 Maxim Silencer is attached to the threaded barrel of a Springfield 1903 in the Cody’s collection. Thus:
More about the M1910, which was used in small numbers by the Great War-era U.S. Army, in my column at Guns.com