(SOLD) WW2 Japanese aircraft tool box


This is a rare find, a Japanese WW2 mechanics tool box for working on the Nakajima Homare Engine

This engine was developed from the A6M Zero engine, the Sakae and was used to power:

As far as can be ascertained this tool box and its contents belonged to a mechanic serving in the Imperial Japanese Navy and was taken shortly after the war as loot by a Captain Eugene A Changnon. Changnon of Tinley Park, Illinois, was a 1935 graduate of the University of Chicago Medical School. He served as an Army medical captain in the Pacific area during World War II.

The chest comes with its remaining tools and export certificate issued by the US Army in 1945.


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