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    .45 Cartrige Box

    Heres one that came out of a farm shed a good 25 years ago...bit damaged and not complete but I like it.
    Added some suitable accessorys for last pic.

    Enjoy
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    Nice.... like the "accessories" as well

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    Nice box,But what is the meaning of that 4 on the side of the box,
    I,have seen that before ( m7) on a .303 box.

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    Quote Originally Posted by blackwatch View Post
    Nice box,But what is the meaning of that 4 on the side of the box,
    I,have seen that before ( m7) on a .303 box.
    I have no idea, its a little cast alluminum number, theres one at each end.
    Possiably a means of rapid identerficaton whan boxes are stacked?

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    .45 Ammo Box

    Does the box have any markings on the base like H29 or H34.Does it have any internal dividers or slots inside?
    Cheers
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    Aluminium numbers

    The No 4 on the end denotes .45 auto ammunition. This is to aid night time identification of the contents of the box.
    9 is for 9mm ,
    7 is for 7.92 BESA,
    .303 armour piercing was W, tracer was G.
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    Nothing on the bottom, there were partitions of some sort in there at one time but as it was used as a storage box anything like that would have been smashed out long ago.
    Cheers for the info on the Alloy numbers, I suspected that ready ID would be the reasoning.
    I was about 13 when I found this box, thought it was very cool as it had "SUB MACHINE GUNS" on the side so thats what saved it from rotting away to nothing!

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    Quote Originally Posted by hangarman View Post
    The No 4 on the end denotes .45 auto ammunition. This is to aid night time identification of the contents of the box.
    9 is for 9mm ,
    7 is for 7.92 BESA,
    .303 armour piercing was W, tracer was G.
    Cheers,
    Hangarman

    Thanks , Hangarman

 

 

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