RAF 1 inch flare box 3 cartridge size

Original red painted metal box for 1 inch red star distress signal flares. These were commonly issued with dinghy lifeboats used by the RAF and were fired from Very pistol to attract attention of rescue planes or ships. Nicely marked, box has dent in side from field carry. Contains 2 flares that are degrading over time and cannot be used, cannot be removed from box without damage to the flares. Box marked MB 42, manufactured by Metal Box Co. in 1942.

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$45.00

RAF 1 inch flare box 3 cartridge size

RAF 1 inch flare box 3 cartridge size Description

Original red painted metal box for 1 inch red star distress signal flares. These were commonly issued with dinghy lifeboats used by the RAF and were fired from Very pistol to attract attention of rescue planes or ships. Nicely marked, box has dent in side from field carry. Contains 2 flares that are degrading over time and cannot be used, cannot be removed from box without damage to the flares. Box marked MB 42, manufactured by Metal Box Co. in 1942.

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