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Article about: I have found an ammo box in my grandpa's tool shed. He served with the british in ww2 so I am assuming that it belongs to the british and perhaps used with the Bren LMG or the Lewis gun. Cou

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    I have found an ammo box in my grandpa's tool shed. He served with the british in ww2 so I am assuming that it belongs to the british and perhaps used with the Bren LMG or the Lewis gun.
    Could any1 please confirm?

    Cheers
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    Hi its a British army post war ammo box for the GPMG 7.62 rounds ball linked

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    Quote by kradman View Post
    Hi its a British army post war ammo box for the GPMG 7.62 rounds ball linked
    Hello thanks for the info.. by any chance would you know what was written originally on the box and the exact colour as I am trying to restore it back.

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    Hi I don't think its worth restoring you can find these boxes at Arms fairs in the UK from 5 to 15 , If you want to restore it please see link for markings http://thumbs.ebaystatic.com/images/...eqv/s-l225.jpg

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    Quote by kradman View Post
    Hi I don't think its worth restoring you can find these boxes at Arms fairs in the UK from 5 to 15 , If you want to restore it please see link for markings http://thumbs.ebaystatic.com/images/...eqv/s-l225.jpg
    OK thanks for your advice

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