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    boobytrap box ID

    does anybody know the manufacturer and date from this lot number?
    were these switches made after ww2 or were ww2 stock used up until they were gone?
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    NJD is NAVAJO ARMY DEPOT (see MIL-HDBK-1461A)

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    excellent thanks

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    To understand how an US lot number is made, have a look here, espacially Mil-std-1168 A and B

    http://everyspec.com/MIL-STD/MIL-STD-1100-1299/


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    Any live or dug ordnance presented by me has been disposed of by EOD technicians.

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    I have seen this same box without any manufacturers or lot number stamp, supposed to be from WW2. Is that possible ?
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    Most of them were made by the AC Gilbert Co. during WWII. I suspect this is a post war box.

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    I have googled Navajo army depot and looks like it was only an ammunition storage depot.wouldnt the lot number be from were it was actually made

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    Yes, that's what it is supposed to be (at least for german ordnance). Produced or at least rebuilt or changed.

    The 'Bundeswehr' designates
    the 'NavajoArmy Depot - Flagstaff ' in their list as a manufacturer.

    Best regards from Germany,
    URG86-collector

 

 

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