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Article about: Hi all. Can someone tell me what this was used for ?. It measures 60 x 60 x 825mm long. The main compartment/groove is 5.5mm wide and 27mm deep. Australian Army issue but other Commonwealth

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    Hi all.

    Can someone tell me what this was used for ?. It measures 60 x 60 x 825mm long.
    The main compartment/groove is 5.5mm wide and 27mm deep.
    Australian Army issue but other Commonwealth countries may have used a similar item
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    Maybe for a measuring device? what ever was in it..it was slotted for something flat. Regards Larry
    It is not the size of a Collection in History that matters......Its the size of your Passion for it!! - Larry C

    One never knows what tree roots push to the surface of what laid buried before the tree was planted - Larry C

    “The farther back you can look, the farther forward you are likely to see.” - Winston Churchill

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    I think I have seen one before which containing some surveying equipment, from memory it was a long brass ruler type thing

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    Thanks guys.. Probably right but seems a bit of an overkill for a ruler or staightedge.
    The case is very well made and looks to be cedar...even the screws holding the two attachment plates on have all their slots lining up parallel with the case.
    Kenny

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