Constructed in brass the tin measures 5 1/8" (w) and 3 3/8" (d), all seams and joints are sound with no splits or dents. The contents consist of: packet of tobacco, unopened; pack of cigarettes (opened, slightly crushed) with 7 cigarettes remaining; pencil & holder, stamped'sterling silver' and brass shell case bearing the Princess' monogram christmas card and envelope, the latter is missing the fold over flap and small tear to the back. The envelope shows signs of age related darkening. The tin also includes the calling card of Captain H.
Bear of the Royal Artillery, with an address of 12 London Road, Rainham, Kent. A genuine and authentic item that may interest collectors and enthusiasts alike. Any inspection can be arranged and is indeed welcome.
The item "WW1 PRINCESS MARY XMAS GIFT TIN WITH CONTENTS CAPTAIN ROYAL ARTILLERY" is in sale since Sunday, September 8, 2019. This item is in the category "Collectables\Militaria\World War I (1914-1918)\Plaques". The seller is "screamingarchangel" and is located in Gloucester. This item can be shipped worldwide.