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    will try get better photos later it is marked 1943Click image for larger version. 

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    Nice. Looks to be in okay for its age. Barn or ground dug?
    What ammo is it for, so you happen to know?
    It looks to be the size of a footlocker.

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    Ammunition Box B.167 was used for the following
    3" QF Howitzer HE 4 rounds
    Number Packed: 4
    Gross weight: 90 lbs
    2" ML Mortar HE fuzed
    2" ML Mortar sand, dummy fuze
    Number Packed: 18
    Gross weight: 68 lbs
    2" ML Mortar MkII
    Number Packed: 18
    Gross weight: 59 lbs
    2" ML Mortar Bomb Thrower, Smoke
    Number Packed: 18
    Gross weight: 62 lbs
    2" ML Mortar bursting fuzed
    Number Packed: 18
    Gross weight: 65 lbs
    2" ML Mortar Signal Red
    2" ML Mortar Signal Green
    2" ML Mortar Multi Red
    2" ML Mortar Multi Green
    2" ML Mortar Multi Red and Green
    2" ML Mortar Multi White
    Number Packed: 18
    Gross weight: 45.75 lbs
    2" ML Mortar Illuminating with parachute
    Number Packed: 18
    Gross weight: 43.5 lbs
    Grenades No 69
    Number Packed: 34
    Gross weight: 44.25 lbs
    Grenades No 77
    Number Packed: 34
    Gross weight: 45 lbs
    Smoke, No. 21

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    Quote by Scout View Post
    Nice. Looks to be in okay for its age. Barn or ground dug?
    What ammo is it for, so you happen to know?
    It looks to be the size of a footlocker.
    Whats a footlocker? this was a barn find will try make out the other letters on it, to see can we find out what it was used to carry, any idea on a value of a box like this

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    [QUOTE=paddy;514225]Whats a footlocker?

    Ita a kind of box, used to store a "soldiers" personal items.

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    Cheers for that, the letters BLSP are stamped on this and the numbers B167 any more help appreciated
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    Quote by spotter View Post
    Ammunition Box B.167 was used for the following
    3" QF Howitzer HE 4 rounds
    Number Packed: 4
    Gross weight: 90 lbs
    2" ML Mortar HE fuzed
    2" ML Mortar sand, dummy fuze
    Number Packed: 18
    Gross weight: 68 lbs
    2" ML Mortar MkII
    Number Packed: 18
    Gross weight: 59 lbs
    2" ML Mortar Bomb Thrower, Smoke
    Number Packed: 18
    Gross weight: 62 lbs
    2" ML Mortar bursting fuzed
    Number Packed: 18
    Gross weight: 65 lbs
    2" ML Mortar Signal Red
    2" ML Mortar Signal Green
    2" ML Mortar Multi Red
    2" ML Mortar Multi Green
    2" ML Mortar Multi Red and Green
    2" ML Mortar Multi White
    Number Packed: 18
    Gross weight: 45.75 lbs
    2" ML Mortar Illuminating with parachute
    Number Packed: 18
    Gross weight: 43.5 lbs
    Grenades No 69
    Number Packed: 34
    Gross weight: 44.25 lbs
    Grenades No 77
    Number Packed: 34
    Gross weight: 45 lbs
    Smoke, No. 21
    This is a B167 So it could have held any of the mentioned ammunition, was it for German or the Aliies

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    British......
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    Thanks for all the help on this one

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