MIL SPEC USGI Kraft box for 1911A1 ITHACA Pistol WW2 with cosmoline wrap. This box is available only in limited quantity, new old stock... The condition is like new except for some minor shelf and storage wear.
This is the authentic military issued packaging for your Ithaca 1911A1 pistol as issued during ww2 and by the department of civilian marksmanship. All military specifications have been verified, including both outside and inside dimensions as well as the caliper of the pasteboard and paper covering. Your pistol will fit correctly in this box, snug form corner to corner which was critical for military packaging and is the first indicator of authenticity. Also of special importance in determining authenticity is the color of the kraft paper.
It is very important to notice the unique construction of this box. The box issued for Ithaca pistols was unique in that it has an additional layer on the inside that forms a neck around the perimeter of the box. This holds the lid more securely. This feature is not found on other military issued boxes and proves its authenticity. This box is unlike ANY OTHER 1911A1 kraft boxes available on the market.
Anti-corrosion cosmoline wax cloth wrap is included inside the box to protect the pistol form corrosion and rust. This box will add significant presentation and resale value to your treasured firearm. The serious collector will understand the importance of authenticity when purchasing a box for his valued firearm. A poor quality facsimile like the many others available on the market will be easily detectable to the knowledgeable collector and will not only diminish your gun's value but also make its authenticity suspect to potential buyers. Size of the box is:Outside Dim's are 9 1/4 X 6 &.Inside Dim's are 9 1/8 X 5 7/8. The item "MIL SPEC USGI Kraft box for 1911A1 ITHACA PIstol WW2 with cosmoline wrap" is in sale since Saturday, November 28, 2015. This item is in the category "Sporting Goods\Hunting\Gun Storage\Other Hunting Gun Storage". The seller is "blovit" and is located in Sparta, Tennessee. This item can be shipped to United States.