WWI ammunition case by W & G

£2200
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WWI ammunition case by W & G

£2200

A WWI British military cordite ammunition case, dated 1917.

Teak, with bronze fittings, and lead lined interior.

Sides marked with broad arrow and serial number etc: 969 W&G 1917 C.33. IV.

Bronze lock marked: 12 PR 12 CWT 622R C33 MARK IV

Height: 51 cm.

Width: 46.5 cm.

Depth: 27 cm.

 

W&G: Waring & Gillow ltd. 

During the First World War the Waring & Gillow Lancaster factory was turned over to war production, making ammunition chests for the Navy and propellers for De Havilland aircraft.