Emergency Ration – R&Co April 1944
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 R&Co Ltd and date of issue April 1944. Used by the armed forces and RAF during WW2.
Not seen very often with a makers label and date.
1 in stock
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