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#857590 - 11th Feb 2014 8:14pm Artillery shell box
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Anybody know what this is,searched on google but can't find anything.I think it might be off a gun carriage?



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#858368 - 14th Feb 2014 9:51pm Re: Artillery shell box [Re: fillbo]
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Possibly a box that a soldier or officer kept his personal stuff in. Probably well before the 20th century but what do I know? It looks as though you can put a padlock on it which suggests it is not for shells. Have you googled regimental badges to see if you can find out which regiment/corps this might be? I'm assuming it is military!

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#858378 - 14th Feb 2014 10:08pm Re: Artillery shell box [Re: Helles]
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I suspect the motto is Dieu et ma main droite – God and my right hand.

This is the royal coat of arms but used by a number of organisations for want of a better word. Some newspapers even had it on their banners. You can (could?) find it on a British passport as well.

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#858406 - 14th Feb 2014 10:51pm Re: Artillery shell box [Re: Helles]
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Originally Posted By: Helles
Possibly a box that a soldier or officer kept his personal stuff in. Probably well before the 20th century but what do I know? It looks as though you can put a padlock on it which suggests it is not for shells. Have you googled regimental badges to see if you can find out which regiment/corps this might be? I'm assuming it is military!


Here's a link to a photo of the inside of the Lid,this why I think it is a shell box.
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#858408 - 14th Feb 2014 11:00pm Re: Artillery shell box [Re: Helles]
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Originally Posted By: Helles
I suspect the motto is Dieu et ma main droite – God and my right hand.

This is the royal coat of arms but used by a number of organisations for want of a better word. Some newspapers even had it on their banners. You can (could?) find it on a British passport as well.

I've googled for coat of arms and found quite a few similar but none exactly the same,also none under military coat of arms.

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#858441 - 15th Feb 2014 9:54am Re: Artillery shell box [Re: fillbo]
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I think the motto is Dieu Et Mon Droit - God And My Right.

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#858575 - 15th Feb 2014 6:01pm Re: Artillery shell box [Re: fillbo]
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Also, 'Honi Soit Qui Mal Y Pense' around the centre.
'Evil Be to Him Who Evil Thinks', as in the Royal Coat of Arms.


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#858592 - 15th Feb 2014 7:42pm Re: Artillery shell box [Re: bri445]
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Thanks for the replies,I've searched and found numerous images of the Royal coat of arms all with the motto Dieu Et Mon Droit literally God and My Right, meaning My Divine Right(to rule)But all differing in design.I was hoping to find the same design as the one on the box which might help to date it.It must have some age to it as the lid has quite a bit of wear, I presume, from being used as a seat.

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#858615 - 15th Feb 2014 9:41pm Re: Artillery shell box [Re: fillbo]
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Does look like it held shells judging by the indentations. The crown should give a clue as they changed with different monarchs I think.

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