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    I thought a few of you might like this box I picked up this morning:
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    I didn't realise the significance beyond the ZA code until I cleaned seventy years of crud and saw the stencilled marking 'Tabby Eqpt:
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    Tabby was the name given to the first infra red signalling and scope used by British airborne and special forces in WW2- Arnhem Jim: WWII British Special Forces Night Vision Technology - "TABBY" RG Receiver
    I can't imagine too many of these boxes survived so it was quite nice to find this one for 5 this morning- I just need to knock up a new lid to finish it off.

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    Good little find.

    One of my friends has some tabby kit.

    Cheers, Ade.
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