Tommy Gun Catalog Auction

Lot 156 – WW2 Evansville Chrysler 45 Caliber Cartridge Wooden Crate – Complete

Winning Bid: $155.57

WW2 Evansville 45 Caliber Cartridge Wooden Crate which held 1200 Cartridges, complete and in excellent condition.

Estimate – $150.00 – $200.00

Item condition: Used


WW2 Original Evansville Wooden Crate which contained 1200 Р45 Cartridges in (2) 600 round tins, the crate is empty and complete, it is a mid war version of ammunition crate. When the war started the 45 caliber Wooden Cartridge Crates contained 2000 cartridges in (2) 1000 cartridge cardboard boxes, then they went to a Wooden Crate containing 1800 cartridges  (2) 900 cartridge boxes (very short lived version) and finally this version of 1200 Cartridges in (2) 600 cartridge steel tins.

This Wooden Crate is complete with lid and wing nuts etc, the graphics are excellent and very clear on 2 sides and the lid, will display really well. These are getting harder to find, most crates unless left over after the war can be found, any issued boxes were broken and burned during the war, unless saved by chance to store something.

Total Bids Placed:

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Highest bidder was: M19wxyz

Bidder Name Bidding Time Bid Auto
M19wxyz June 18, 2022 8:51 am $155.57
Caboose Bob June 12, 2022 6:02 pm $115.00
Auction started June 11, 2022 12:00 pm

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