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    Vintage military box identification

    I have recently acquired this metal and cardboard box , does anyone have any idea what use for ? and where come from ??


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    I would suggest it's exactly as stenciled, a tool box. Probably a general issue item. If you go looking you'll find all manner of descriptions and shapes.
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    That looks extremely well preserved for being 77 years old. Are you certain of it's authenticity?

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    I did a lot of research and I can't find anything, and yes well preserved but too good and strong for reproduction..... mistery for me ??

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    I donít think itís a repro, it could easily have sat in a depot for decades. As a general purpose tool chest it likely would not be removed from service for disposal like a specific kit would after being made obsolete. The lid suggests itís been exposed judging by the colour.

    As an example, in 2003 I found a spring balance in a kit in a cupboard and it was for testing the springs on the Iíll fated Harrier 25mm cannon. It turned out to be a Vickers/Enfield trigger tension gauge. New, never used but still technically in service.

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    Oh and SE Co must be Sterling Engineering.

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