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  • German soldiers gas mask tin complete nice relic condition with original green paint remains, dated 1939 recovered in village of Marinovka, defended by the 297th Infantry Division also RAD [Reich Labour Service], battle of 1942-1943 at Stalingrad

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    This is German soldiers gas mask tin which has a fair bit of original paintwork left on it  on the outside and inside it is only very lightly rusty but does have a welded repair in one side and does still have some muck still attached. The tin has some knocks and dents from use it is still very solid not braking up or falling apart on the inside it is near perfect it is dated 1939 with maker marking and waffen stamped on the inside on spare gas eyelets box cover that can be seen the cover is still in place and opens with all of its original green paintwork the inside is in near perfect condition. The lid the hinge has broken so the lid is loose from the tin but does open and close it does still have its locking catch this does lock very easily 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 in the area of the village of Marinovka which was defended by the 297th Infantry Division also in the pit was RAD [Reich Labour Service] items as well all used during the battle of 1942-1943 at Stalingrad in Russia. 

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