3.7 inch Antiaircraft Gun Ammunition Transportation Container

Accession Number REL34732
Collection type Technology
Object type Munition
Physical description Metal, Paint
Maker Unknown
Place made Australia: Victoria, Melbourne, Maribyrnong
Date made 1942
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945

3.7 inch Antiaircraft gun metal cartridge case container. The container holds two cartridges and is made from metal stampings. The container is painted olive drab and has a hinged lid. Markings - yellow stenciling - CONY AU7/45 3.7 AA HE F2D 208 B2 124 I. Impressed into metal - CTB/BD 2315; I; 1942; 270.

History / Summary

The 3.7 inch Antiaircraft gun metal cartridge case was used by the British and Australin armies for transportation and storage of 3.7 inch cartridge cases during Second World War.

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