My First MCI (Ham and Lima Beans)

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My First MCI (Ham and Lima Beans)

Postby Nighthawk1097 » Sun Sep 17, 2017 10:39 pm

Hello all,
I am very excited to show off my first Meal, Combat, Individual! Ham and Lima Beans with a B-2 Unit. The seller I bought this from said it was in a case dated in April of 1967. The box has seen better days, and so has the Ham and Lima Beans can, but the B-2 Unit and Pecan Cake are almost in perfect condition! I have yet, and probably never will, open the accessory packet. If you have any questions or information about this C-ration, please hit me up with a reply.

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Top in perfect condition!
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The damage, I think the juices in the Ham and Beans leaked.
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Cake roll was in perfect condition! Code: 15 2 67 4
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Accessory packet with cigarettes
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B-2 Unit was in very nice shape! Code: 12 66
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it rusted very little on bottom, probably from the Ham and Beans.
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Ham and Lima Beans with Juices, really hard to read, and also got some weird gunk on it. Code: 219 6
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Ham and Beans had a nice dent on the side
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Also had quite a bit of rust on the bottom


I am a man of few words, so sorry if I didn't give any details or wasn't descriptive enough.
PS If I posted this in the wrong thread please let me know, it really wasn't a review so I wasn't to sure. Thank you! :)
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Re: My First MCI (Ham and Lima Beans)

Postby Simon2002mre » Sun Sep 17, 2017 10:48 pm

NO way!! How much did you spend on this beauty?
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Re: My First MCI (Ham and Lima Beans)

Postby Nighthawk1097 » Sun Sep 17, 2017 11:11 pm

Simon2002mre wrote:NO way!! How much did you spend on this beauty?

$40, I'm not sure how much MCIs are worth, but compared to most prices on eBay, I think I got a pretty good deal.
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Re: My First MCI (Ham and Lima Beans)

Postby Simon2002mre » Sun Sep 17, 2017 11:14 pm

Nighthawk1097 wrote:
Simon2002mre wrote:NO way!! How much did you spend on this beauty?

$40, I'm not sure how much MCIs are worth, but compared to most prices on eBay, I think I got a pretty good deal.

Ya the ones I'm seeing are like 75.00 - 80.00
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Re: My First MCI (Ham and Lima Beans)

Postby Nighthawk1097 » Sun Sep 17, 2017 11:21 pm

Simon2002mre wrote:
Nighthawk1097 wrote:
Simon2002mre wrote:NO way!! How much did you spend on this beauty?

$40, I'm not sure how much MCIs are worth, but compared to most prices on eBay, I think I got a pretty good deal.

Ya the ones I'm seeing are like 75.00 - 80.00

I know! This one was a bid win, so I think I got pretty lucky. :mrgreen:
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Re: My First MCI (Ham and Lima Beans)

Postby Simon2002mre » Sun Sep 17, 2017 11:22 pm

Nighthawk1097 wrote:
Simon2002mre wrote:
Nighthawk1097 wrote:$40, I'm not sure how much MCIs are worth, but compared to most prices on eBay, I think I got a pretty good deal.

Ya the ones I'm seeing are like 75.00 - 80.00

I know! This one was a bid win, so I think I got pretty lucky. :mrgreen:

Congrats man! Definitely a score!
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Re: My First MCI (Ham and Lima Beans)

Postby JT1991 » Mon Sep 18, 2017 12:28 pm

Nighthawk1097 wrote:
Simon2002mre wrote:
Nighthawk1097 wrote:$40, I'm not sure how much MCIs are worth, but compared to most prices on eBay, I think I got a pretty good deal.

Ya the ones I'm seeing are like 75.00 - 80.00

I know! This one was a bid win, so I think I got pretty lucky. :mrgreen:


Excellent! Amazing deal, especially with the cigs. I just won a bid yesterday on an MCI with cigs for $43. I should receive it in a few days. I'll definitely post pictures. Congrats! Take care.

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Re: My First MCI (Ham and Lima Beans)

Postby Simon2002mre » Mon Sep 18, 2017 12:50 pm

JT1991 wrote:
Nighthawk1097 wrote:
Simon2002mre wrote:Ya the ones I'm seeing are like 75.00 - 80.00

I know! This one was a bid win, so I think I got pretty lucky. :mrgreen:


Excellent! Amazing deal, especially with the cigs. I just won a bid yesterday on an MCI with cigs for $43. I should receive it in a few days. I'll definitely post pictures. Congrats! Take care.

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