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Article about: Anyone know what company the logo on this aluminum box is ? It is dated 1939....Pete.

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    Anyone know what company the logo on this aluminum box is ? It is dated 1939....Pete.
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    JEDEM DAS SEINE

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    Has nobody ever seen this logo?
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    No idea about the logo, but if you try it from a different approach, ie who the WaA stamp shows up against it might give a clue?
    Have a look here and scroll down to WaA 668 and it gives a likely looking candidate of Merz-werke, Frankfurt who it seems made MG ammo boxes? It may well be wrong but I guess it's a start - does the logo look like it could form, or incorporate, an 'M' or an 'MW' in it?

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    Hi Mike,thanks for the list,The initials seem to be HCW,nothing really seems to match up.......Pete.
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    Ahhh well...that didn't work then, back to the drawing board! Worth a try though I guess.

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    I found a listing for this logo HCW ,it is Hofmann Czerny Wien,they also used code bpy and made ammo boxes.
    JEDEM DAS SEINE

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    This very salty relic box just arrived from a digger in Russia : -




    and it seems to have the very same markings...



    A good example of the search button saving me starting another thread !

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