Ammunition storage box Australia 1940-1950.

Made by New South Wales State Government in New South Wales, Australia, 1940-1950.

Box, ammunition storage reused for storing badge dies, wood, made by the New South Wales Government, New South Wales, Australia, 1940-1950

Rough pine ammunition storage box reused to store dies, rectangular without cover, stamped on both long sides; EXPLOSIVE / SAFETY CARTRIDGES / NOT LIABLE TO EXPLODE IN BULK / AMMUNITION DIVISION 1 CLASS 6 / IMPERIAL CHEMICAL INDUSTRIES / OF NEW ZEALAND; stamped on ends; .22 RIM FIRE / LONG RIFLE / SMOKELESS / CARTRIDGES. Paper label on one end; DIE FOR / CER...

Summary

Object No.

95/245/21

Physical Description

Box, ammunition storage reused for storing badge dies, wood, made by the New South Wales Government, New South Wales, Australia, 1940-1950

Rough pine ammunition storage box reused to store dies, rectangular without cover, stamped on both long sides; EXPLOSIVE / SAFETY CARTRIDGES / NOT LIABLE TO EXPLODE IN BULK / AMMUNITION DIVISION 1 CLASS 6 / IMPERIAL CHEMICAL INDUSTRIES / OF NEW ZEALAND; stamped on ends; .22 RIM FIRE / LONG RIFLE / SMOKELESS / CARTRIDGES. Paper label on one end; DIE FOR / CEREMONIAL HELMET CH[IN ...]. Paper tag printed; O.H.M.S. / FROM GOVERNMENT STORES DEPARTMENT / HARRINGTON & ESSEX STREET, SYDNEY / 16965 7.52 sT5097 in red ink; Large N.S.W. Govt. / Button. DIES.

Dimensions

Height

50 mm

Width

395 mm

Depth

200 mm

Production

Made

New South Wales State Government 1940-1950

History

Used

New South Wales State Government 1940-1950

Source

Credit Line

Gift of Government Stores Department, 1995

Acquisition Date

13 September 1995

Cite this Object

Harvard

Ammunition storage box Australia 1940-1950. 2014, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 19 February 2018, <https://ma.as/146346>

Wikipedia

{{cite web |url=https://ma.as/146346 |title=Ammunition storage box Australia 1940-1950. |author=Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences |access-date=19 February 2018 |publisher=Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, Australia}}

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