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Mystery British Web carrying case

Article about: Ok .. Another piece of "mystery" British webbing. A carrying case, 38 inches long, 6 inches round, with fitted shoulder strap. Dated RPL 1945. It's too short for, SMLE, Bren, Lewis

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    Ok ..
    Another piece of "mystery" British webbing.

    A carrying case, 38 inches long, 6 inches round, with fitted shoulder strap.
    Dated RPL 1945.
    It's too short for, SMLE, Bren, Lewis, 3 inch Mortar tube.

    Any Ideas gents ?

    Gary J.
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    Maybe for a range finder. John.

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    Possibly aerials case for radios?

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    I would say for aerials as well.

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    jungle carbine which is the shortened version of a no.4 rifle about the right length and being 1945 the carbine was 1944-47
    tom

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    this item is associated with WS22 et al. if my memory serves me correct in the handbook it is described as Bags, Aerial, No.2, Mark whatever. it will also have a ZA prefix.

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    I am sure this is for wireless aerials too.

    Cheers, Ade.

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    Gents,
    Thanks for ALL the replies, .. I'll now check out the WS22 lead.

    Regards

    Gary J.

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    Bags aerial No2 MK.11
    Look at No9
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    Excellent !!!

    Cheers

    Gary J.

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