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Posted 5 years ago


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Here are several items I found while picking today. These are two film canisters, 8mm, I believe, however, I could be wrong on the film size. The reels themselves measure 10-1/2” across and the film takes up almost the entire reel. As you can see from the pics, one is titled “The Marine Corps And Close Air Support, MH-7906, Unclassified”, and the other reads “The Marine Rifle Platoon In Offensive Combat, MH-8081-B.”
They are both from The United States Navy, Bureau of Aeronautics. I have not had time to research these yet, but thought I would post them anyway. Also, I currently have no way to view them, consequently, I have no way of dating them.
The projectile says ZEL-2-17 55 30mm T328. I am not an expert on military ordinance, but it looks real, nice paperweight if nothing else.


  1. packrat-place packrat-place, 5 years ago
    Your input is always appreciated, quite interesting, to say the least. Thank you for the ID.
  2. packrat-place packrat-place, 5 years ago
    Thank you very much mrmajestic1 , kerry10456, Manikin , pickingupbones, musikchoo, BELLIN68 & miKKoChristmas11.
  3. packrat-place packrat-place, 5 years ago
    Thank you very much trgrubaugh & mikielikesigns2

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