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Map Case No. 2

From the Collection of Montmorency/Eltham RSL Sub Branch Petrie Park 16 Mountain View Road Montmorency Victoria

Description
Open-sided with a khaki canvas flap attached to a resin-impregnated board.. Hinged to the top edge is a celluloid cover. Four clips holds the cover (and any map) to the backing board. The flap is secured by a pair of Carr Australia press studs on the back. The underside of the flap has four loops for chinagraph pencils and a wider pocket and loop for a Protractor. Two brass buckles are provided for a web shoulder sling.
Size
270mm (H) x 225mm (W)
Object Registration
0120
Historical information
This 1942-dated Map Case was still in use post-1982 when it was used by a member of the 5/6 Royal Victoria Regiment. This new Melbourne-based battalion was created on the 17 August 1982.
When Made
1942
Made By
C. G. Hartley & Co. (Maker)
Inscriptions & Markings
C. G. Hartley & Co. 1942
ORMISTON 3200879 5/6 RVR
Last updated
7 Jul 2020 at 11:17AM