Original WW2 Royal Navy Cordite Bucket with unusual double handle design.
Also known as a Clarkson's Container.
Made from cork with a leather outer and canvas inner covering. Fittings are brass.
In original cleaned condition. See pictures for details. The leather has a lovely polished patina.
Marked RCD (Royal Chatham Docks) . Royal Navy "N" with broad arrow on the side. Approx size 880mm Tall & 300mm Diameter. This is one of the largest containers we have seen.
This is a fragile item and as such few survive in this condition.