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Last of the U.S. 37mm Cartridge

Article about: I just thought I would post a pic of this guy I picked up a few weeks ago. It was the last use of the 37mm in the U.S. arsenal. It went to a the six barreled T-250 gun system of which only a

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    I just thought I would post a pic of this guy I picked up a few weeks ago. It was the last use of the 37mm in the U.S. arsenal. It went to a the six barreled T-250 gun system of which only a dozen or so were made in the late 50's..
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    Interesting how long the projectile is compared to the short cartridge !
    It's like 1:1 ratio. Were there several, or just the one where you got it?





    Regards,



    Steve.

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    A scarce round to find.. I have one cut down and made into a pin holder.....BILL
    "As long as there are brave men and warriors the halls of Valhalla will never be silent or empty"

    In memory of my father William T. Grist December 26, 1920--September 10, 2009..
    901st. Ordnance H.A.M. North Africa, Italy, Southern France....ETO
    Also in memory of my mother Jane Kidd Grist Feb. 22, 1920-- September 27, 2009... WWll War bride May 1942...

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    Default Re: Last of the U.S. 37mm Cartridge

    Quote by Walkwolf View Post
    Interesting how long the projectile is compared to the short cartridge !
    It's like 1:1 ratio. Were there several, or just the one where you got it?





    Regards,



    Steve.
    The projectile is about 7" and the case is is around 8 1/2". The guy I got it from had five on a clip but I think he sold them all..

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