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WW1 British 1914 Christmas Tin with Tobacco, Cigarettes, and Christmas Card RARE. Find this Pin and more on tobacco tins by Charlie Rodriguez. Find great deals on eBay for 1914 christmas tin.

Shop with confidence. Find best value and selection for your search on eBay. World's leading marketplace. 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. The tins were filled with various items including tobacco, confectionary, spices, pencils, a Christmas card and a picture of the princess.

The Princess Mary 1914 Christmas Gift. as once the standard issue of tobacco and cigarettes was placed in the tin there was little room for much else apart from the greeting card. The 'tin' itself was approximately 5" long by 3¼" wide by 1¼" deep with a double-skinned, hinged, lid. The surface of the lid depicts the head of Princess. 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.

Supplying the contents for the first order of tins required larges quantities of each item – 44, 840 lbs of tobacco, 710, 069 pipes (of all different shapes and sizes), 13, 050, 000 cigarettes and 500, 000 cards (dated 1914 on the front cover and under The Princess Mary Monogram and with the words ‘With Best Wishes for a Happy Christmas and a. PRINCESS MARY BRASS CHRISTMAS TINS 1914. As issued to our soldiers at Christmas 1914 in The Great War. Cigarettes open but containing the original 20.

Tobacco sealed. Mary card and picture with envelope. View Item. Christmas Tin for Tommy Atkins The Fund Her Royal Highness the Princess Mary's Sailors and Soldiers Christmas Fund was born on the 14th day of October 1914 when Princess Mary issued an appeal to the public for funds in order that a Christmas gift might be sent to all the sailors and soldiers at the front on Christmas day 1914.

This is a little brass tin issued to soldiers by Princess Mary in Christmas 1914, originally containing chocolate& cigarettes, and a pencil in a. 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. Find great deals on eBay for christmas 1914 tobacco tin. Shop with confidence. Princess Mary's Christmas 1914 Box. The Committee decided to provide two basic sets of gifts. " Smokers" received one ounce of tobacco, a packet of 20 cigarettes wrapped in yellow, monogrammed paper, and a tinder lighter.

Tin - Princess Mary's Christmas Gift 1914. Museum Victoria, Australia. Available online. 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.

in a yellow monogrammed wrapper, a cigarette lighter, and a Christmas card and photograph from Princess Mary. Original WWI Princess Mary Christmas 1914 Gift Tin with card and pencil. Battleworn looking WW1 Princess Mary Christmas Tin 1914 Tobacco Cigarette Tin. Over 426, 000 of these tins were distributed to those serving on Christmas Day 1914.

The tins were filled with various items including tobacco, confectionary. Jul 2, 2018. Princess Mary's Gift Fund box containing a packet of tobacco and carton of cigarettes. in time for Christmas 1914; afterwards, with the fund in surplus Christmas 1914 cigarette tin. the box with a packet of cigarettes and sugar candy, a tin box of. BOX (Christmas 1914) ORIGINALLY FILLED WITH CIGARETTES, TOBACCO OR. as once the standard issue of tobacco and cigarettes was placed in the tin.

York Castle Museum - Princess Mary's 1914 Christmas Gift. The tin itself was approximately 13cm (5″) long by 8cm (3¼”) wide by 3cm (1¼”) deep with a hinged lid.

Smokers: embossed brass box, a pipe, an ounce of tobacco, a packet of. The Princess Mary Christmas 1914 Gift Tin. in their supply of food, tobacco, warm clothing and other treats for the soldiers at the Front and the sailors afloat.