$350.00

SKU: US18974 Categories: , Product ID: 3866

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BOX – AMMUNITION – FOR M1909 BERNET-MERCIE 30 ROUND METAL FEED CLIPS W/WOOD DIVIDERS, EXC W/ARTICLE ON GUN (SHOWING BOX WITH CLIPS IN IT). STENCILED ON TOP OF OD BOX IS “2/CROSSED RIFLES/MG”(2ND MG BATLN. WOULD HAVE BEEN WITH THE 1ST DIV.). THESE SAW USE ON THE BORDER IN 1916, NICKNAMED THE “DAYLIGHT GUN” SINCE IT WAS HARD TO OPERATE IN THE DARK. THEY EVEN WENT TO FRANCE EARLY IN THE WAR. A VERY RARE BOX. FIRST ONE OF THESE WE HAVE OWNED THAT IS COMPLETE W/DIVIDERS. IT HELD 10 CLIPS W/30 ROUND IN EACH CLIP.LEATHER STRAP ON SHORT END IS BROKEN – NEEDS REPLACED. OTHER ONE IS THERE BUT FRAGILE DUE TO AGE.