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40mm Bofors - From HMS Excellent


Please note . While I have 2 of these that are nearly identical this listing is for 1 item . If you want the both then add the second to the checkout .

Well … These are 1945 stamped 40mm Bofors anti-aircraft cases that have been cut down and engraved . They are marked :

C(small D) & WO(small S) Mess . HMS EXCELLENT .

I have ultrasonic cleaned these but they will need a thorough cleaning with the Brasso to shine . Are about 12cm in height and had a smell of old Rum in them when I got them . But I have no true idea of what they were used for in the Mess .

HMS Excellent was the land based Gunnery School for Britain’’s Royal Navy . So if you or a relative served as a Gunner or several other types of serviceman/woman odds are at some point they will have trained there .

Price includes Domestic Postage .

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