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Posted 2 years ago

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mikielikes…
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I dont know where dad found these. The large cartridges are marked, 451 44 avu & 48 91 c wg. The smaller ones is marked WT 1942. I'm sure dad brought these back from his time in the eighth Air Force as a bombardier on a B-17. All have primers were made in the casings drilled to remove the powder.

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  1. pw-collector pw-collector, 2 years ago
    I'm not a cartridge collector, but these are neat pieces. Thanks for showing them.
    Dave
  2. mikielikesigns2 mikielikesigns2, 2 years ago
    thank you Dave, im not either, just cant get rid of things that were important to my dad & thought someone would also enjoy what he enjoyed.
  3. mikielikesigns2 mikielikesigns2, 2 years ago
    thanks Mani & petey appreciate u stopin in.
  4. packrat-place packrat-place, 2 years ago
    Those are a great collection of items! Are the square nails hand forged, or machine made? I have several bullets that look a lot like the horizontal bullet in center, photo three.
    I really love them.
  5. blunderbuss2 blunderbuss2, 2 years ago
    Drilling primers out is risky business. 3 rds r 20 m/m which have explosive projectiles. You might want to ck that out as well.
  6. mikielikesigns2 mikielikesigns2, 2 years ago
    thank u miKKo , & thank u for the complament packrat, comming from u thats nice to hear! happy 4th
  7. mikielikesigns2 mikielikesigns2, 2 years ago
    ur right blunderbuss, wonder who u had to piss-off to merit that job! Hope your 4th was enjoyable. Mikie

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