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  • German soldiers gas mask tin near complete and in relic condition which has been burnt in a fire recovered around the village of Plota, near Prokhorovka where the main tank battle was fought during the Kursk offensive on the 12th of July 1943

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    This is German soldiers gas mask tin which has no paintwork left on it and is very rusty and has been burnt in a fire the lid does not move it is stuck in place with no paintwork left it has burnt of. The tin which has a few rust holes and is damaged also it is missing its bottom it is still very solid not braking up or falling apart on the inside there is no date or maker marking or on the front strap. The lid does not open and close because of being bent and damaged it does still have its locking catch this does not work the tin is in nice solid condition it has been very well cleaned and is perfect for display or any collection. This tin was recovered from around the village of Plota, near Prokhorovka where the main tank battle was fought during the Kursk offensive on the 12th of July 1943.A very nice relic from the famous Eastern front battlefield.

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