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6 Pounder Ammunition box C264

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Good evening,

I'm wondering if anyone can help. I've been trying to find a ammunition box to put in the grille of my Airborne jeep like the photo I've attached.

Its a ammunition box to hold 6 rounds for the 6 pounder anti tank gun ammo. I think it has the pressing C264 in the bottom. It also has two turn caps to release the lid.

If anyone has one for sale or one I could copy to make one from I'd be grateful. Any information  is greatly appricated.

Many thanks, Carl

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That would be brilliant!!

Yer they look hard work but I have got a 70s/80s box I hopefully can convert. 

What's the difference with the A version?

In my photos I've posted the one on the front of the jeep has a different lid having screw tops then picture four.

 

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The ones with the handwheels are British. Australian and Canadian examples use the wire handles. The AS&S box is Australian. The C264A is longer for the HE round.

Edited by Adrian Barrell

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Thanks ever so much for your help so far.

I've been reading in the jeep modifications book that they also used a C286 box.

Have you seen or got one of these in your collection?

Cheers

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Hi Carl, no, I don't but it is one I have been looking for. ISTR it is just a longer version of the C264 for the APCBC round. It's likely to be what is in your first picture as that was the standard AP shot by that time.

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Bloody hell you know your stuff.

Your photo is it taken from a reference book of some kind?

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