This is a black painted with lovely white stamped markings German Wooden ammunition crate for sonderkart 10.5cm LEFH 18 field howitzer it held 3 separate propelling charge shell cases. The box is in nice condition the wood still retains most of its original black paintwork finish on the down side there are splits in the wood and some damage to the back panel the wood is still very solid not braking up or falling apart no wood worm either way a fairly well preserved box it has original war time stamped white ink markings on the lid and on one side also has red stripe on lid and front it is waffen stamped on the side it has both its hinges in nice condition but the wood has broken around one so it is loose the lock still works fine but its carry strap has broken it is an ok example of this famous ammunition crate. The crate came from a private collection in Dieppe originally used by the German Army in the Normandy campaign in the summer of 1944.
THIS ITEM IS FREE UK SHIPPING. FOR INTERNATIONAL BUYERS, IT IS AT A REDUCED RATE. PLEASE ASK BEFORE PURCHASE.