Bag [Satchel Signals (N.Z.)]; [?]; Early 20th century; CT89.1911a


Owaka Museum and Catlins Information Centre Wahi Kahuika - the Meeting Place – a rest on your journey.


Bag [Satchel Signals (N.Z.)]

About this object

Bag; a heavy, rectangular canvas bag with buckle at front a attachments for shoulder strap at either side. Printed in white on the top: "SATCHEL SIGNALS (N.Z.)". May have been used for carrying radio equipment during World War One or Two.



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Date Made

Early 20th century

Place Made


Medium and Materials

processed material, textile, canvas
processed material, metal

Inscription and Marks

Printed on top: "SATCHEL SIGNALS (N.Z.)"


h 70mm x l 300mm x w 255mm

Subject and Association Keywords

military science, war

Credit Line

From the collection of Owaka Museum Wahi Kahuika The Meeting Place "a rest on your journey".

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