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Landing Craft Loud hailer ?

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    Picked this up on the fea market looks to be a Landing craft loud hailer ?
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    I don't know if it's necessarily for use on a Landing Craft, as I've seen these used in a variety of scenarios...
    cheers, Glenn

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    Hi Glen was thinking maybe the MB marked on it was a Motor boat number ?

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    Hey Kradman!

    The MB on your megaphone is actually the maker's mark for the Metal Box Company, Limited.

    Here is the logo of the English firm stamped on a 1941 mess tin.

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    Here is another similar stamp for the Indian branch of the Metal Box Company, Limited (of Bombay or Calcutta) on an Indian-made Pattern 1937 strap.

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    I'm not sure if your megaphone is British- or Indian-made, but I would guess the former...

    Hope this helps!

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    Hi Karkee thank you for that ,i was thinking the MB and number painted on it maybe a boat number from where this item came from ?

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