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Lot 048 – WW2 Canadian .45 Caliber Cartridge Box – Complete

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WW2 Canadian .45 Caliber Cartridge box complete and shrink wrapped in good condition.

Estimate – $150.00 – $200.00

Item condition: Used

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Original WW2 production .45 ACP Cartridges in the original box manufactured in Canada and boxed in cardboard boxes containing 42 cartridges. As with many of the British Commonwealth Countries involved in WW2, various caliber cartridges were made in their home country (Australia as an example) and used throughout the war even though Canada did receive Lend Lease supplies from the US.

This cartridge box is in excellent condition and is complete with the original cartridge’s which are most likely Head Stamped D A 42 (Dominion Arsenals 1942). Dominion Arsenal was the first Canadian Government Arsenal to manufacture Cartridges and Proof Firearms starting back in 1882 in Quebec with a second plant opened in WW1 to make Small Arms Ammunition vin Ontario. The Ontario Plant is most likely the location where these were made. Stamped on the box is – 42 Cartridges S.A. Ball .45 A.C. , the box is shrink wrapped to help preserve it.

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Auction started June 11, 2022 12:00 pm

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