TINS.

Chocolate and boiled sweet ration tin dated 1943 the dimensions are five and a half inches from top to bottom, eight and a half inches across and a depth of two and a quarter inches. Navel action ration tin undated and much smaller than the previous tin at two inches from top to bottom, three inches across and a depth of half an inch.

Princes Mary brass Christmas gift tin dated 1914 unfortunately it dose not have its contents which varied, officers and men on active service afloat or at the front received a box containing a combination of pipe, lighter, 1 oz of tobacco and twenty cigarettes in distinctive yellow monogrammed wrappers. Non-smokers and boys received a bullet pencil and a packet of sweets instead. Indian troops often got sweets and spices, and nurses were treated to chocolate. The dimensions are approximately three and a quarter inches from top to bottom, five inches across and a depth of one and a quarter inches. With a double-skinned, hinged, lid. The next one is a life boat and raft ration tin dated 1944. The dimensions are approximately three and a quarter inches from top to bottom, three across and a three depth of inches.

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