|Object type||Firearm accessory|
|Physical description||Leather, Steel|
Second World War, 1939-1945
Spare parts case : Vickers Medium Machine Gun
Rectangular brown leather stitched storage case, designed to hold essential spare parts for the .303 inch Vickers Medium Machine Gun. The outside of the lid is reinforced on three sides with a 19mm steel strip attached by seven copper rivets. A further 19mm steel strip, attached by six copper rivets, reinforces the inside top edge. The lid is secured by a leather strap and steel buckle. The storage case comes with a fitted adjustable leather carry strap. The parts which it originally contained are not present.
Case issued with the Vickers .303 inch Medium Machine Gun. It contained spare parts for the weapon, including a lock.