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Article about: I have been looking for one of this sent home box for a long time. I am not sure what this box was made during war time,or where this US unit was? I was looking for one that was in good cond

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ID:	396716I have been looking for one of this sent home box for a long time.
    I am not sure what this box was made during war time,or where this US unit was?
    I was looking for one that was in good condition and was a German used box.
    With address still visible also with the stamp.
    chris

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    Hi Chris it is a Waffenamt marked 533 box for the Byd gas mask by Dragerwerk, Lubeck. Very cool and I would love to have one congrats.


    Eric
    [h=3]e plu·ri·bus u·num[/h]

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    Thank you for the info Eric.
    Chris

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    Cool box. German markings with US address, I like it. A little of both worlds.

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    Chris

    Love it! That is great, envious here! Hard to judge the size, what's the approx size? 16X16?

    Green

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    You should be able to fit 6 gas masks cans in it.

    Eric
    [h=3]e plu·ri·bus u·num[/h]

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    The size is 13x11.
    Eric it is smaller than I was thinking I can put a helmet put no gas mask .
    chris

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    I really was thinking this box had to do with gasmask but I guess not.
    Info are welcome.
    chris
    Last edited by cricketchris1944; 12-23-2012 at 06:40 PM.

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    Eric I was told it was for gasmask filters.
    chris
    Last edited by cricketchris1944; 01-12-2013 at 04:33 AM.

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