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Can anyone tell me which cable drum/reels are correct for British ww2. I have been looking at some equipment lists that list,

Cable drum 880* twisted cable.

Cable drum 440* single cable.

 Cable drum 220* twisted cable.

I do have a reel that I was given but I have never been shore if it is wartime or post-war.





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Thanks Tim.

Would this be the correct reel for the 880* twisted cable? I am assuming that 880 is yards? I do know that the 220* twisted cable is on an ACL N,o,2 (apparatus, cable laying N,o2. see pictures with wrong cable!) and on this list (4.2" mortar platoon)  is used with the telephone L,S, N,o,2 gun control.

Dose anyone know the correct markings for the reels if I repaint them?





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