Princess Mary's Christmas Gift

Production date
1914
Description
Gold coloured tin with a hinged lid. The lid is embossed with a design featuring the bust of Queen Mary in the centre, flags to either side, a battleship below and a sword and scabbard above.
These tins were issued to troops serving in France in the First World War during Christmas 1914. They usually contained cigarettes, writing paper and a pencil.
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Production date
1914
Signature & date
emossing:lid:"IMPERIUM/ BRITANNICUM/ FRANCE RUSSIA/ SERVIA/ MONTE NEGRO/ CHRISTMAS 1914"
Accession number
1975-047-011

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