World War II U.S. Military Issue Trench Shovel & Cover

*U.S. Military*1945World War II Trench Shovel And Cover This auction is for a vintage 1945 US military trench shovel with it's original canvas and leather cover or carrying case, from World War II. This item is in remarkably good shape for it's age, as it has been carefully stored since it came home from the war long ago. Wood handled with metal shovel head, this shovel weighs approximately 4 pounds and measures approximately 22"L x 8"W x 4-1/2" Deep. T are no rust spots or problems with the finish on either the metal or the wood. It doesn't appear to me that this shovel was ever used, but only stored, since the finishes are still in such good shape. The original canvas cover or carrying case is stamped with the following: Hamlin Canvas Goods CO. 1945. T are also additional hand printed markings on the canvas cover. On the front are the markings: B8230. T are additional markings on the inside flap of the canvas cover but as some marks are illegible, I won't list them As you can see from the pictures this is in excellent condition for it's age. The pictures really do not do this any justice. If you bid on it you will not be disappointed, so don't let this HOT ITEM slip by you !!! A very nice piece for the WWII collector!!! T is a low opening bid and NO RESERVE!!! "Check My Feedback" & "Bid With Confidence" !!!. Your Satisfaction ... read more