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SOE / Home Guard percussion cap tins c.1943

£4.00 Approx $4.78, €4.62

Code: M26185/195

Manufactured by the ammunition company I.C.I.  (Imperial Chemicals Industries) / Kynoch.  Olive drab painted metal tins with a hinged lid.  They measure approximately 7 x 5 x 2cm and are stenciled with details of the original contents '10 Percussion Caps Mk.III'.  These caps would have been fitted to the end of a length of fuse and used to activate booby trap devices operated by the S.O.E., Special Forces and Home Guard etc.  1943 dated.  Some light wear but in very good condition.  Empty.  We have a small quantity available.  Stock code M26185/195.