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#1 FightenIrish35

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Posted 03 October 2009 - 01:44 PM

...........without the ammo though :/ hehe


Just got this sexy little "Salty"box from an auction house..and well its cool! as i went to open the lid on the inner side of the lid is a official note stating that the ammo is being turned in....maybe after a battle they had gather up all the ammo? also youll notice its only 2 weeks before Normandy and that the slip was originaly going to be for a box of .45 ammo but it was crossed of for the correct carbine ammo..so they mustve been quit busy gathering the ammo...just my thoughts....thanks for taking a look!!

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Posted 03 October 2009 - 01:46 PM

Cooool...I want one now lol. :lol:

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Posted 03 October 2009 - 01:51 PM

Very cool! :thumbsup:

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Posted 03 October 2009 - 04:36 PM

Hi FightinIrish,
Did these have the stamped steel or casted brass wing nuts to hold the lids closed?

#5 FightenIrish35

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Posted 03 October 2009 - 04:57 PM

thatnk you guys!!!


yes 4...1 in each corner...i found 3 original ones inside the box would you like me to take an aimge of the wingnut in place?

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Posted 03 October 2009 - 05:07 PM

opps read it wrong...they are casted brass i believe,here are shots


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Posted 03 October 2009 - 05:08 PM

thatnk you guys!!!
yes 4...1 in each corner...i found 3 original ones inside the box would you like me to take an aimge of the wingnut in place?



Cool...post a pic..Ive got your 4th one..I will send it to you.

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Posted 04 October 2009 - 09:55 PM

Nice Irish

I found one this week end.Kinda salty too!!

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Posted 05 October 2009 - 05:16 AM

The reason for the note (Wow, you actually found one!) Is to certify the box as "empty" and is approved for disposal with out any remaining unfired ammo needed to be turned in. This is done in rear area training ranges. Not done for combat, we would much rather smash the boxes than have to fill out a form and turn in the empty box.
A rare example of government bureaucracy at its finest. Good find!

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Posted 05 October 2009 - 02:40 PM

The reason for the note (Wow, you actually found one!) Is to certify the box as "empty" and is approved for disposal with out any remaining unfired ammo needed to be turned in. This is done in rear area training ranges. Not done for combat, we would much rather smash the boxes than have to fill out a form and turn in the empty box.
A rare example of government bureaucracy at its finest. Good find!


WOW that is pretty cool!Thanks for letting me know this part of its history!! I wouldnt have ever know that! What a cool box!! :thumbsup:


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