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Approximately 5 inches long, 3 1/4 inches wide and 1 1/4 inches deep, it took the form of a double-skinned, hinged brass tin. Jun 16, 2014. It is thought that more than 355, 000 were sent to troops in 1914, although. Onslows auction house in Blandford, said: 'With Christmas 1914 approaching.
A mess tin was contained inside a cloth buff-coloured khaki cover. This is a little brass tin issued to soldiers by Princess Mary in Christmas 1914, originally containing chocolate& cigarettes, and a pencil in a bullet case. The card inside reads 'With best. note, on 12/7/14 the british newspaper the daily mail was offering to its readers a replica kings shilling and a repro 1914 christmas tin, the tin is not lik.
Jul 2, 2018. The Princess Mary Gift Fund box is an embossed brass box that. It was intended as a Christmas present to those serving at Christmas in 1914 and was paid. be useful and of permanent value, and the making of which may be the. troops, the box with a packet of cigarettes and sugar candy, a tin box of. The Princess Mary Christmas gift box was a brass or silver tin containing a number of gifts intended to be distributed to all members of the armed forces of the British Empire on Christmas day 1914, during World War I.
Browse FREE Collectable 1914 Christmas Tin Price/Value Guide - Appraisals, Valuations& FREE Sale Advice. WWI Archive in Nice Gold colored Tin Box - Christmas. Vintage Tin Cans. For Sale. WW1 Christmas 1914 Princess Mary Ration Box Tin. Made of Brass. Measures 5" x 3 1/2" x 1". Tin was given to each soldiers. Princess Mary's 1914 Christmas Tin and the Christmas Truce. Princess Mary's 1914 Christmas Box. With the outbreak of the" Great War" in August 1914, thousands of.
What is the Princess Mary Gift Fund 1914 Box? The Princess Mary Gift Fund box is an embossed brass box that originally contained a variety of items such as tobacco and chocolate. It was intended as a Christmas present to those serving at Christmas in 1914 and was paid for by a public fund backed by. WW1 Princess Mary 1914 Christmas Tobacco Box Tin Complete With Card And Photo. Vintage Original Old Brass Princess Mary Christmas 1914 Cigarette Tobacco Box.
$60. 00. Decorative brass tin sent by Princess Mary to members of the British, Colonial and Indian Armed Forces for Christmas 1914. Over 426, 000 of these tins were distributed to those serving on Christmas Day 1914.
On offer is a lovely Princess Mary Christmas 1914 World War 1 tin. These tins would have been sent to troops on the front line with, perhaps, cigarettes or other treats at the first Christmas of Worl. Her Royal Highness The Princess Mary`s Christmas Fund 1914: The Christmas Tin - Kindle edition by TERENCE J. EVANS. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. PRINCESS MARY BRASS CHRISTMAS TINS 1914.
A WONDERFUL PRINCESS MARY CHRISTMAS BOX ( 1914 ) Complete with original Cigarettes& Tobacco, with Christmas Card and. Princess Mary Gift Tin 1914 Pricess Mary’s Gift Box 1914 The Christmas of 1914 was a unique period in WWI with many thinking that the war would soon be over and that the troops would be coming home.
The Princess Mary 1914 Christmas Gift. In November 1914, an advertisement was placed in the national press inviting monetary contributions to a 'Sailors& Soldiers Christmas Fund' which had been created by Princess Mary, the seventeen year old daughter of King George V and Queen Mary.
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. The Fund's committee decided to spend this to produce an embossed brass tin box, based on a design by Messrs Adshead and.
princes mary brass box (christmas 1914) originally filled with cigarettes, tobacco or sweets. box is practically mint& as made in 1914 ( very rare this nice ) Christmas Card, Princess Mary picture, Tin box of spices.
Other Indian Troops 1914 Christmas Card, Princess Mary Picture, Sugar candy, Packed of Cigarettes, Box of spices. List of Objects Telling a history of our world through objects. First World War Christmas Tin This is a little brass tin issued to soldiers by Princess Mary in Christmas 1914. The Princess Mary Christmas gift box was a brass or silver tin containing a number of gifts intended to be distributed to all members of the armed forces of the British Empire on Christmas day 1914.
The Princess Mary Christmas 1914 Gift Tin Christmas 1914 was a unique period. Britain had gone to war against the Central Powers some four months previously, and with optimism it was believed this would be over soon and the troops would be home to enjoy their respective celebrations.
Original WWI Princess Mary Christmas 1914 Gift Tin with card and pencil. £46. 00. 2 bids. 36x WW1 Replica Princess Mary Christmas Tins box job lot. £145. 00. All the brass 'tin' boxes contained a Christmas card and picture of Princess Mary, but any that were sent out after Christmas 1914 contained a card wishing them a victorious New Year. The contents of the box generally followed the pattern below: