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Some M16 Magazine History

Now here is something we all wish we would find at a yard sale. A complete box of never issued twenty round Colt M16 magazines. Never used. Made in 1970.


The cotton bandoleer came with 7 pockets of two stripper clips of 10 rounds each. The box comes with 7 mags. The bandoleer will hold the loaded mags. Who knew there was a time when the government got something right that made sense?

one of my VN era bandoleers with era made 20 rounders to demonstrate

3 thoughts on “Some M16 Magazine History”

    • It’s also very likely some one got the box then just replaced them with colt mags to make the display look cooler. I don’t know the owner personally so anything is possible

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