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Emergency Ration – Bovril 1942

WW2 British (Canadian) emergency ration tin. Gilt metal tin approximately 11 x 8 x 2.5cm. Text on the lid reads ‘Emergency Ration – Purpose of Contents – To be consumed only when no other rations of any kind are procurable. To Open – Strip off band. Insert coin in corner groove and turn. Notice – not to be opened except on order of an officer’. The tin has surface wear and traces of usage. Maker marked with label Bovril Ltd and date of issue July 1942. Used by the armed forces and RAF during WW2.

Not seen very often with a makers label and date.

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Weight 1000 g

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