$25.00

SKU: US20243 Categories: , Product ID: 19847

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US20243 EUS $25.00 CAN – US BACON, MARKED “MODEL OF 1916”: …

(A) NO CONTRACT MAKER – ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL MADE THEM ALL BEFORE THE WAR SO NO NEED TO MARK THEM. GOOD-VG, SOME MAY NEED CLEANED WITH BRILLO PAD FOR USE – WE SEND BEST TO FIRST BUYERS. EXTERIOR WILL TARNISH WITH AGE BUT INSIDES ARE USUALLY NICE. ISSUED ONE PER MAN FOR THE PACK: …

(B) SAME MODEL “MODEL OF 1916”, BUT MADE BY CONTRACTORS WITH THEIR NAME EMBOSSED INTO THE LID {5}. RIA MOSTLY STOPPED MAKING EQUIPMENT WHEN THE WAR STARTED (HENCE ALL THE CONTRACTS) AND CONCENTRATED ON WEAPONS.