Air Ministry waste paper basket

Air Ministry waste paper basket

Code: M28060

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Stores reference 21B/10.  Traditional woven wicker waste paper basket.  Approximately 35cm diameter at the top rim and 25cm at the base and 32cm tall.  It has indistinct A.M. (Air Ministry) & crown markings to the base.  See photograph No.6 showing a similar example in use within a WW2 fighter dispersal hut.  The bin is a bit dusty and grubby but in excellent overall condition.  These look great in a collection/period room but are very difficult to find,  we've only had 7 in the past 31 years.  Stock code M28060.