A little before the Riechswehr I am afraid but close.
I have acquired a German WW1 Sanitastkasten, an earlier type but similar to that used in WW2. It requires some restoration but has some interesting history.
It was brought/sent back to the Army Medical Corps at Woolwich, England sometime during WW1. On the bottom however it has been marked/stamped in dark purple (was once black) ink:
F.A.B. 84 7
The last number may be a '7' or just a '/' but is seperated from the 84. Does anyone know what F.A.B. stands for, or at least point me in the right direction ?.
Fuss-Artillerie-Battalion, Feld-Ausbildung-Battalion ??
I would be interested to know to what unit/battalion/regiment it was assigned.