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BOER WAR GIFT TIN, 1899

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BOER WAR GIFT TIN, 1899

These tins, made by the confectioners Rowntree, contained chocolate and were sent out to the British and Colonial Servicemen fighting in the South African Republic against President Kruger in the year 1900. The tins were a gift from Queen Victoria and on the lid was printed in the Queen's own handwriting, "I wish you a Happy New Year".

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