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Ammo box
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Ammo box
Ammo box  
Hi, I wonder if you can tell me what this box was made for. ie ammo for the 20x82 or for gun part's mabe. Any information would be grateful. Kind regards. Damian cahill. noth west England.

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Greetings

This is a shipping box for a MG 151 20mm cannon.  This was a common World War 2 German aircraft weapon. The MF 151 was used as the cannon for the ME-109.
I hope this helps and check out the links.

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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MG_151_cannon
http://www.warbirdsresourcegroup.org/LRG/mg151.html  

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