This is a German mg 34/42 single ammunition tin which is in relic condition there is surface rust and some heavier rust in places all over and some rust holes one large one in the bottom and a few down one side and the tin has bent .The the lid still opens and closes but no properly the hinge is unbroke the lock on the tin is broken but still there and does not work properly but the rare bit is the remains of yellow paint the sand camouflage paintwork which is very clear to see in places a lot left inside it has been very well cleaned and the inside is is much better then the outside not as rusty and a lot of sand paintwork as well it is overall in lovely condition for a relic on the lid the handle has rusted solid as have the 2 side handles but a very nice example of this mg ammunition tin battlefield recovered especially with this paintwork. This tin was recovered from Fallschirmjager soldiers fox holes on Hill 192, battle of St Lo, Normandy battlefield of July 1944 the tin comes with a laminated A5 information sheet with information and photos.
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