My first post...and look what I got this weekend!

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    #1 kfields, Sep 12, 2010
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    Thanks in advance for the welcome.
    I thought I would start off by showing what I got this weekend at a local gunshow.
    Not sure what I'm going to do with it but I like boxes of all types and saw this sitting on top of one of the tables. I was told yesterday that this is one of the gun boxes for the Helldiver airplane of WWII. I was surprised at the construction of it, some sort of fiber board or plastic type of material.
    I've only seen boxes like these in film of the period but not in person.
    Anyway here's some pics and if anyone has some observations or comments about it, it will be appreciated and enjoyed.
    Kim

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    Welcome to the forum Kim and that is an interesting piece of history. Nice find!:thumbright: :cool:
     
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    Welcome to the forum! Great find!
     
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    Welcome aboard Kim, and congrats on the purchase!
     
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    Great score Kiim, and welcome to the forum!
     
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    Very cool :cool: Welcome aboard mate!
     
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    Nice find Kim and nice to have you join us.
     
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    Thanks guys! I look forward to participating!

    Kim
     
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    Nice buy there, and welcome from England.
     
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    Fill it up with ammo?
    Just a thought.

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    HF here!
    Looks like you got a head start. ;)
     
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