WW2 British Protective Dubbin Tin with Contents

$40.00

WW2 British Protective Dubbin Tin with Contents

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This vintage artifact is a World War II British Protective Dubbin Tin, complete with its original contents. The tin, designed to safeguard leather equipment from water and harsh elements, reflects a crucial aspect of soldier maintenance during the war. The exterior of the tin is marked by period-appropriate labeling and patina, showcasing its authentic wartime origin. Inside, you’ll find the original dubbin— a wax-based leather conditioner that was essential for preserving the durability and longevity of boots and gear in extreme conditions. This piece is not only a functional relic but also a historical treasure, offering a tangible connection to the everyday lives of soldiers who relied on such items. Collectors and history enthusiasts alike will appreciate both the craftsmanship of the tin and the story it tells of resilience and practical ingenuity during one of the most challenging times in modern history.

Conflict

WW II (1939-45)

Original/Reproduction

Original

Region of Origin

Great Britain

Theme

Militaria

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