Original WWII Japanese Map Dispatch Case Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran Certified
Original WWII Japanese Map Dispatch Case Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran Certified. A typical army issue dispatch case used for maps, compass, pencils and plotting instruments. Constructed from leather, the case is approximately 26cm in height, 20cm wide, and can expand to 10acm thick if full. A fold-over flap is to both its forward and reverse faces. The forward fold-over flap has the outline of a five-pointed star stitched to its base, beneath which is sewn a buttonholed leather tab. The leather tab passes through a horizontal leather loop rivetted to the body of the case and into a brass stud beneath it. The reverse fold-over flap has dual, brown painted metal snap buttons to either side of it which mate with single alloy studs to the case body. The interior is divided into two sections. The reverse of the case is complete with its two original leather belt attachment straps and leather carrying strap. Has original Japanese writing in black ink on the inside flap. Excellent condition! 100% Guaranteed to be authentic and is certified by The Gettysburg Museum Of History and comes with our Museum COA (certificate of authenticity). A rare piece of WWII history. DO NOT MISS THIS!