No. 8 wooden sight box

This is a wooden sight box used in the Second World War by the British and Commonwealth armies. Such a box was used to store military instruments, such as sights. A sight is a device attached to a weapon, used in the military to aim a gun at a target. The sights in this box may have been used with a 25-pounder field gun, the standard field artillery weapon of the British and Commonwealth armies in the Second World War.