M1911 .45 Acp Ww2 New Replica 50 Round Ammo Box (3 Pcs) - Fa, Ec, Or Wra Labels
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M1911 .45 Acp Ww2 New Replica 50 Round Ammo Box (3 Pcs) - Fa, Ec, Or Wra Labels:
Up for your consideration is a set of 3 reproduction M1911 .45 ACP 50 round ammunition cartons, with eitherFRANKFORD ARSENAL (FA), EVANSVILLE-CHRYSLER (EC)orWINCHESTER (WRA)labels.
During the 1930s, Frankford was the only plant producing military small arms ammunition. Production was increased in early 1940, but demand for .45 caliber ammunition remained low until late in 1941. After Pearl Harbor, demand doubled, and new plants were opened. Chrysler Corporation converted an idle body plant in Evansville, Indiana to .45 caliber production as part of the expansion. Between June 1942, when it started production, and the spring of 1944, when it closed, Evansville produced more than 3.26 billion cartridges - about 96% of all the .45ACP ammo produced in the United States. Evansville also produced the .45 caliber case in steel, the only small arms cartridge fully converted to steel in WW2. Winchester was used to supplement the small arms ammunition supply, while producing the M1 Carbine and M1 Garand, and is one of the more obscure manufacturers of .45 ACP ammunition, making original wartime boxes rather rare.
Each"Buy It Now"single purchase is for3 unassembled cartons with the same label and lot number. You can choose from an early Frankford Arsenal label,mid-war Evansville-Chrysler label, or late-war Winchester Repeating Arms label. The lot number is hand stamped on the lid prior to shipping, either matching my original boxes, or if you prefer, I can match the lot number of a spam can or crate that you may have. The cartons will be shipped flat, with assembly instructions, and the shipping is free within the U.S. I had a lot of these made, so if you want multiple sets, justchange the sale quantity before you click on the "Buy It Now" button.
***UPDATE*** I can now add the stamp "STEEL CASE AMMUNITION" to the EC labels, which was sometimes seen on original cartons late in the war. The 11thphoto shows the stamp added to one of my replicas. Add a note if you want the stamp.
Check my response andbuy with confidence.I preferpaypaland shipping within the U.S. is free. I will ship internationally, but there will be extra shipping charges involved.Those extra chargesMUST be paid by the buyer,and will be added by during the checkout process.Payment is expected within3 days ofpurchase. Returns are accepted but buyer must pay return shipping. If you have a lot number preference, or label preference, please send details to me via the paypal checkout instructions, or send me a separate email.
I also haveseparate "Buy It Now"listings forM1 Carbine cartons (set "A" and "B"), M1911 .45 ACP cartons (20 round),12 GA cartons,.30 caliberBall cartons (3 different plants),.30 caliberArmor Piercing cartons,.30 caliberIncendiary cartons,.30 caliberFrangible cartons (2 different plants),.30 caliber Rifle Grenade cartons,.30 caliberBandoleer LotCards, .30 caliber Repacked Lot Data Cards (for belted ammo), and a .30 caliber mixed carton display set. All of these listings can be viewed by clicking on the"See other items" link located just below my seller info. at the top of this listing.
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