WWII .50 Caliber Belt - Polished

 

$34.95

 

This belt of five (5) rounds were retrieved from an old WWII bombing/firing range in Arizona.  Each brass case and copper projectile was cleaned, polished and re-assembled to create this historic display.  This War relic was fired from a U.S. fighter or bomber or fighter whose crew was preparing for combat, these .50 caliber Browning machine gun cartridges and links are a genuine piece of World War II history.  All cartridges are head stamped with the year of manufacture, and the location of the arsenal from which it was made.  This clip will also come with a small history info sheet, describing the item along with arsenals.

 

The .50 caliber machine gun was use on many aircraft during WWII.

Just a few were the P-51 Mustang, F-4U Corsair and the B-17 Flying Fortress.

 

    

 

    

THESE ARE INERT CARTRIDGES!  After being found on an old WWII bombing/firing range, these brass

cases were cleaned up and original projectile re-inserted back into it for display purposes only.

 

     

    

 

S L 42 = St. Louis, MO 1942

D M 42 = Des Moines, IA 1942

L C 42  =  Lake City, MO 1942

S L 43 = St. Louis, MO 1943

R A 44 = Remington Arms, Bridgeport, CT 1944

We have cases with different head-stamps from various Ordnance Plants around the

country and will try to assemble belts with a variety of locations and years.

 

CLICK HERE to watch a 1 minute video about 50. cal assembly in WWII.

CLICK HERE to read about the Twin Cities Ordnance Plant, Arden Hills, MN

CLICK HERE to read about the St. Louis Ordnance Plant, St. Louis, MO

CLICK HERE to read about other Ordinance Plants

 

We only have a few of these in stock!

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