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    P59 advice

    Hi, I've got a 1941 p59 ammunition box. Overall it's in a pretty rusty state but as I've rubbed at the rust, the stencilling has come through. It says GRENADE RIFLE ...68 A.T. M(2 letters that I can't make out) Underneath this in red, it looks like 20 and then a word I can't make out. My question is this, should I leave the box as it is, maybe lightly sanding the rust off or rub it down completely and reprint and restencil it. I don't want to do anything that might ruin a piece of history. Any advice would be greatly appreciated.

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    I would lightly rub the loose surface rust off and spray it over with a satin acylic lacquer.......you'll be suprised how this 'brings up' the original stencilling.

 

 

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