Black & Tan Barrack box & Ammo Box

Black & Tan Barrack box & Ammo Box "Named"

Code: 2245

£599.95 Approx $746.21, €702.52
(1 in stock)
 

Black & Tan Barrack box & Ammo Box "Named".

Exceptionally rare artifects belonging to Francis Connor a recruit to the Tans during the war of Independence in Ireland. He served with the Tans in Co Donegal in 1920-21. Connor was a veteran of the Great War as many service men were and served with the Lancashire Regt. The barrack box is named and is complete with original paintwork and internal tray for personal equipment ie gun, ammo etc. The box has an attached plaque which reads "Royal Irish Constabulary City of Belfast, "E" District Mountpottinger Road " the same plaque is also attached to the other box. The tan coloured box is smaller and has the initials RIC engraved unto the top and the side of the box. The purpose of this box is unknown. Possible firearms box due to the hole incorporated on the end of the box. Still retains its original leather carrying strap.

NB: THIS ITEM IS FOR COLLECTION ONLY DUE TO SIZE AND WEIGHT.

CAN BE DISPATCHED AT BUYERS EXPENSE IF REQUIRED.