Due to large demand this particular crate may take 2-3 weeks before shipping. The majority of our crates are made to order. Please know we are working hard to keep items available.
This crate was first put to use during World War II. This crate held 42 pounds of .50 Caliber Ammunition. After the war came to an end, it survived decades in storage, outside in the rain & snow and now has become a storage crate to display belt buckles in most sizes. This crate has been retrofitted to house 1-4 buckles vertically or horizontally depending on the size and width. Other modifications can be made if requested.
*We may need the actual buckle for proper measurement due to variations in sizing.
We generally have a few of our Caisson Crates in stock, however, most of these crates need to be custom ordered. We realize that sometimes the stain you want may not be available...no worries we can make one for you, usually with no additional charge. We just need a few extra weeks to customize it for you. The majority of our larger crates are made to order. However, we usually keep a few different variations in stock.
All of our crates can have a name plate added for a small fee (see Custom Name Plates).
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: USA
SPECS: The T1IDR ammunition crates housed 120 cartridges, .50 caliber, armor piercing incendiary M8. with 10 rounds per carton, 6 cartons per can with a total of 2 cans. The crates weight was approx. 42 lbs. during its service period. This bullet was widely used with the Browning M2 Machine Gun.
Lot numbers are given to each crate.
LOT D.M. identifies the crate manufactured in Des
Moines Ordnance Plant-Ankeny, Iowa.
LOT L.C. identifies the crate manufactured in Lake
City Army Ammunition Plant-Independence, Missouri
DIMENSIONS: 14.5” x 10.5” x 8” (6.25”D Inside)
HOLDS: 1-4 belt buckles
HANGING DIRECTION: Vertical, horizontal or on desktop.
WEIGHT: 9 lbs. empty
*We can not guarantee the writing will be in tact on all crates. We do our best to preserve the writing but it can not always be salvaged.
(buckle & wall mount hardware not included)