SCARCE wwii army signal wood chest box crystal field

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  • Item Category: Sports
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Aug 23, 2008
  • Channel: Auction House
This auction is for one (1) HARD-TO-COME-BY FANTASTIC OD GREEN WORLD WAR I ARMY SIGNAL CORP. MILITARY BOX -- DOVETAILED WOOD! This fantastic early piece of militaria was a more recent acquisition -- great find for anyone collecting military items/boxes! [Note: I am listing several more advertising items and boxes/tins in my other auctions -- check them out!] A great example, it's in remarkably great condition , considering its age and use! T is some wear to paint along high points (side lats, corners) to exterior box, and the latch and hinge on outer box has some rusting -- still terrific for display or collection! In the infamous military OD green color, it comes complete with the (2) removable drawers on the inside. They're in excellent condition, with all drawer lids opening as they should and the felt/foam intact on inside of each drawer. Metal tag/label on door reads: SIGNAL CORPS U.S. ARMY/ CH 219 CHEST/ SERIAL NO. 2451 (with additional order numbers, etc.)/ CHURCHILL CABINET CO./ stamped in red circle: SC/6830/P Incised into each drawer front, above handle: CRYSTAL UNITS DC - 34/ CRYSTAL UNITS DC -35 All original metal parts, entire box dovetailed -- even interior drawer boxes -- even rubber seal/strip around inside box for door is intact! Treasure measures approximately 10 1/4" x 17 1/2" x 7". Great for storing that militaria memorabilia! Great for the display -- adds character, collectible kitsch, and value to the collection or shelf! Everything combines to make this one of those "gotta have" treasures for the collectors of antique ammo/field boxes, WWI items, wooden boxes/crates, or great advertising pieces in general. Low starting price and no reserve make this a must-have acquisition! Please see pictures for details. Photos are with flash and without, so t may appear to be some color discrepancies that don't really exist. If t are any questions about pictures or information, requests must be made prior to auction's end.
All items sold "as is/as described" and guaranteed to be original. You have a 7 day return if not as described. S&h varies due to zip code. Am more than willing to combine auctions to save the winning bidder S&H costs. Free insurance for all winning items $100.00 or more! Not responsible for damage if no insurance taken. It is the responsibility of the buyer to request insurance at time of invoicing. We can not be responsible for lost or damaged items once they leave us. Maine residents add 5 % sales tax if not re-sale number. To be fair, payment must be received within 10 days of invoicing.