M1 Ammo Box

  • .30-06¬†ammunition
  • May 6, 1942 thru¬†1945 (phased out by the 1950s)
  • 250 rounds in a cloth or linked belt for the M1917A1 and M1919A4 and A6 machine guns
  • foam type gasket which could be reused but wore out faster than a rubber gasket
  • painted blue when loaded with blank ammo
  • Replaced by the M1A1

Manufactured by

  • Reeves
  • Crown
  • Canco
  • Owens Illinois Can Company

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