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WW2 Carrier Pigeon Box.

A rare WW2, British made Carrier/Homing Pigeon Box.

This Pigeon Box was built to carry a single Pigeon.

Issued to the British Airborne forces & RAF when operating over enemy territory.

A carrier Pigeon could be used to send home an important 'coded' message, when radio communication was lost.

Size, 13 x 10 x 8 inches.

Constructed from wood, it has a metal hinged door at either end.
It has a leather carrying handle and leather door clasps.

War Department stamped with a reference number (albeit feint).

It is in a good, but used & worn condition.

Comes with a plastic 'display' pigeon.