Haven't been on here in a while since my computer crashed and everything was restored along with the lack of finding new stuff. But I just picked up this piece and it has me wondering. Had no idea what it was because the markings were so hard to see and I didn't have my magnifier. But it was so well made that I figured can't go wrong for 5 bucks. I know being British this has already raised an eyebrow for some. But what little info I have gathered, it was used by U.S. Airborne troops in limited quantities during the Normandy Invasion and Operation Market Garden. I'm also told they were used as a makeshift handlebar rack or maybe even designed to fit on the British made BSA Folding Bicycle as seen here in the photos. Question is.....was it issued to U.S. troops? and any other insight would be greatly appreciated about our Airborne units use of the BSA folding bicycle.