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  • British brass shell case dated 1939 with transit clip fired by 2 pounder anti-tank gun found in 2017 on a Farm at Doornik in Belgium on the French border the Farm was being used by British troops trying to hold back the German advance towards Dunkirk

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    This is a British 2 pounder anti-tank gun brass shell case with transit clip this gun was also fitted to various British tanks. The brass shell case is dated 1939 and has most of its original markings on the base still retains its original brass colour but has discolored from being stored on Farm it has some damage around the neck but a nice example of this famous shell case and unusual to find in this nice a condition. The shell case was found in 2017 with a few others and ammunition boxes on a Farm at Doornik in Belgium which is on the French border the Farm was being used by British soldiers and artillery guns in 1940 trying to hold back the German advance towards Dunkirk. A very nice rare relic from the famous Dunkirk pocket battle of 1940 and comes with A5 laminated information card.

    The Battle of Dunkirk took place in Dunkirk, France, during the Second World War between the Allies and Germany. As part of the Battle of France on the Western Front, the Battle of Dunkirk was the defence and evacuation of British and allied forces in Europe from 26 May - 4 June 1940.