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Collection Dundon
Date 1914
Description Cigarette tin World War 1. It is embossed with "France" on the left side and "Russia" on the right, "Belgium" top left and "Japan" top right, with "Imperium Britannicum" between them. Bottom left is "Servia" and bottom right is "Monte Negro". The head of Princess Mary is in the middle with "M" and "M" on either side of it. Along the bottom is "Christmas 1914".

The Princess Mary 1914 Christrmas Gift Tin was issued in two varieties, smokers and non-smokers, to all British and Commonwealth troops who were in service at Christmas 1914. It originally contained either cigarettes, or chocolate / sweets, plus a greeting card, bullet pencil and assorted other small 'treats'.
Year Range from 1914
Object ID 2002.092.0022
Object Name Tin
Other # G2002/92#5
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Last modified on: November 16, 2015