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WWII Buddy Box- A token from the home front to those in service

Started by Manchu Warrior , Jul 15 2017 01:47 PM

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#1 Manchu Warrior

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Posted 15 July 2017 - 01:47 PM

I picked this "Buddy Box" up today and figured that it might be kind of rare and I cannot find any information on it.  It is dated 1942 and it is obvious what it would be used for and I think that it's a pretty awesome box.  What do you all think?

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Posted 15 July 2017 - 03:03 PM

Nice home front piece. Homemade cookies or other goodies would fit right in it.

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Posted 15 July 2017 - 03:36 PM

I wonder if these were treated like the "flat rate" boxes the post office has nowadays - shipping for the same rate no matter how much you stuffed into it.

 

Very neat box!



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Posted 15 July 2017 - 04:42 PM

This is all the information on the box and I appreciate the comments!

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Posted 15 July 2017 - 07:22 PM

Here's an all sheet metal one. With the instruction tag.

 

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Posted 15 July 2017 - 07:24 PM

And a 1945 dated card board one.

 

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Posted 15 July 2017 - 07:25 PM

And a chocolates box mode for service men.

 

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Posted 16 July 2017 - 11:34 AM

Pretty nice boxes you have there. Thanks for showing them!




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