SPAM, Ham, Sardine cans for sale - Updated


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Call them what you will, these are hermetically sealed metal storage/transport ammunition cans.

All are empty and have been opened from the back/bottom to preserve all markings on the front/top. All are in very nice condition unless so noted.

Please email or pm with any questions.

Pics now available. Make an offer on any or all of these items.

7.62x39mm

  1. China - galvanized, stenciled markings, held 550 ctgs. of copper washed steel cased ball on SKS chargers, headstamped “31 66”. Early style with soldered seams and a “D” ring pull to open to top of the can. Comes with cardboard packing/inspection card found inside. $10

  2. China - galvanized, stenciled markings, held 550 ctgs of copper washed steel cased ball on SKS chargers, headstamped “81 72”. Unique style with “U” shaped pull strip (missing, has been opened, but markings are intact) on top. $10

  3. China - galvanized, embossed markings, held 750 ctgs. of copper washed steel cased ball in 25 rd. paper packets, headstamped “9121 77”. Typical Soviet style that required seperate, lever-type can opener.

  4. Russia - green painted, stenciled markings, held 660 ctgs. of lacquered steel hollow point, headstamped "3 94 ". First Russian commercial sporting ammunition imported into to the US. Marked “hunting cartridges” in cyrillic. $10

5.45x39mm

  1. Bulgaria - green painted, stenciled markings, held 1,080 ctgs. of lacquered steel ball, headstmap “10 86”. $10

  2. USSR - same as above, “270 76”. Comes with cardboard packing/inspection card found inside. $10

7.62x54r

  1. Bulgaria - galvanized, stenciled markings, held (?) ctgs. of copper washed steel cased heavy “D” ball, headstamped “10 55”. Yellow stripe on can to ID bullet tip color code. Early style with soldered seams and large pull tab that required a large “key” to open. $10

  2. USSR - green painted with stenciled markings. Held 440 ctgs. of copper washed steel cased “LPS” ball, headstamp “188 77”. $10

  3. USSR - Same as above, no factory code on the can, contents headstamped “60 84”. $10

  4. USSR - green painted with stenciled markings, held (?) ctgs. of copper washed steel cased LPS ball with silver tips, packed on 5 rd. Mosin-Nagant chargers. Cartridges headstamped “188 61”. Can markings indicate contents packed on chargers, but not quantity. Instead of the usual silver stripe to ID bullet tip color code the can has a stenciled rectangle outline in it’s place. Comes with cardboard packing/inspection card found inside. $10

  5. Poland - green painted with stenciled markings, held 440 ctgs. of copper washed steel cased “LPS” ball with silver tips. Headstamp “21 77”. Silver stripe on can to indicate tip color code. $10

  6. Hungary - Same as above but lacquered steel cases. Cartridges headstamped “21 78”. $10

  7. Albania - Green painted with stenciled markings. Contained 440 ctgs. of brass cased LPS type ball with no tip color. Fair condition, two cans with minor marking differences, both for $10

7.92x57mm

Romania - green painted can with stenciled markings. Contained 380 ctgs. of lacquered steel cased “LPS” style ball projectile. Headstamp “22 75”. Typical Soviet style can used for 7.92 Mauser cartridges! Markings indicate “Not packed on chargers”. $10

.30-06 Sprg.

Greece - green painted can with yellow stenciling. Contained 240 ctgs. of M-2 ball headstamped “HXP 68” in 20 rd. boxes. Wire carry handle on top with key soldered to the top. $10