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1943 Canadian Army Medic Bag ?

Article about: Hi, Garage sale pick up - 1943 made Canadian Army Medic Bag ? The stamp on the front says NCO and below Shell Dressing (?) - the bottom one is partially covered. Any info is appreciated. Tha

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    Hi,

    Garage sale pick up - 1943 made Canadian Army Medic Bag ?
    The stamp on the front says NCO and below Shell Dressing (?) - the bottom one is partially covered.

    Any info is appreciated.

    Thanks !
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    1943 Canadian Army Medic Bag ?   1943 Canadian Army Medic Bag ?  

    Looking for following WWII German items:
    - anything dealing with Allenstein (Olsztyn) and Wehrkreis I in East Prussia,
    - entrenching tool carrier (straight and folding),
    - forestry and hunting items,

    Polish Militaria 1914-1945 - https://www.facebook.com/groups/124584324789966/
    GTA Militaria - Discussions and Sales - https://www.facebook.com/groups/890720157646923/

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    Very nice! Though 'B Ltd' was a British firm, the Canadian Army would have used them during the war.

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    Thanks - any idea why Shell Dressings was covered up and NCO was stamped on top of it ?
    Looking for following WWII German items:
    - anything dealing with Allenstein (Olsztyn) and Wehrkreis I in East Prussia,
    - entrenching tool carrier (straight and folding),
    - forestry and hunting items,

    Polish Militaria 1914-1945 - https://www.facebook.com/groups/124584324789966/
    GTA Militaria - Discussions and Sales - https://www.facebook.com/groups/890720157646923/

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    I'm not sure when these shell dressing bags were repurposed for NCOs, but a lot of them have the 'shell dressing' part blacked out on the collector's market.

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    Thanks !
    I know they were reissued to Civil Defence - could that be the reason ?
    Looking for following WWII German items:
    - anything dealing with Allenstein (Olsztyn) and Wehrkreis I in East Prussia,
    - entrenching tool carrier (straight and folding),
    - forestry and hunting items,

    Polish Militaria 1914-1945 - https://www.facebook.com/groups/124584324789966/
    GTA Militaria - Discussions and Sales - https://www.facebook.com/groups/890720157646923/

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    Sounds reasonable to me! It looks to be totally unissued too!

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    thanks - yes it does - very clean indeed - if anybody is interested it will be for sale.
    Looking for following WWII German items:
    - anything dealing with Allenstein (Olsztyn) and Wehrkreis I in East Prussia,
    - entrenching tool carrier (straight and folding),
    - forestry and hunting items,

    Polish Militaria 1914-1945 - https://www.facebook.com/groups/124584324789966/
    GTA Militaria - Discussions and Sales - https://www.facebook.com/groups/890720157646923/

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