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  • wound stripe, horse decoration, British

    wound stripe, horse decoration, British

    (souvenirs and ephemera)

    EPH 8022

    Piece of horse furniture, for decoration. Collar-like leather strap doubled over at the ends, a brass button in attached to the outer face. Another flap of leather is sewn to the strap, this has a slit with an enlarged end to accommodate the button. In...

  • Strombos Horn, Mk II, cylinder air valve

    Strombos Horn, Mk II, cylinder air valve

    part of "Strombos Horn, Mk II" (Equipment)

    FEQ 847.3

    First World War period British gas alarm horn. By May 1916, Strombos horns were positioned every quarter of a mile along the front line. The compressed air cylinder allowed the horn to be sounded for over a minute in the event of a gas attack.

  • Princess Mary's Gift Fund 1914 Box, Class B & C

    Princess Mary's Gift Fund 1914 Box, Class B & C

    (souvenirs and ephemera)

    EPH 2018

    box, bullet pencil, card Brass box with hinged lid. Lid is decorated with embossed detail: in the center Princess Mary's head in profile surrounded by a wreath and with 'M' each side; in each corner the name of an ally (clockwise from top...

  • Princess Mary's Gift Fund 1914 Box, Class A smokers

    Princess Mary's Gift Fund 1914 Box, Class A smokers

    (souvenirs and ephemera)

    EPH 2038

    Box, empty packet, tobacco, card & photo. Brass box with hinged lid. Lid is decorated with embossed detail: in the center Princess Mary's head in profile surrounded by a wreath and with 'M' each side; in each corner the name of an ally...

  • Princess Mary Gift Fund 1914 box (Class 'A' smokers)

    Princess Mary Gift Fund 1914 box (Class 'A' smokers)

    (souvenirs and ephemera)

    EPH 8435

    The Gift Fund was inaugurated by Princess Mary in October 1914 to provide a gift to every serviceman at the front or at sea ('Class A') for the first Christmas of the War. The majority of gifts were for smokers and comprised an ornate embossed...

  • Grenade, Hand, No 2 Mk II

    Grenade, Hand, No 2 Mk II

    (Weapons and ammunition) Made by: The Cotton Powder Co Limited, London

    MUN 1809

    screw cap, main body, handle, streamer brass cylinder with open threaded top and threaded extension from base; 24 segment cast iron fragmentation ring around top of main body; top of cylinder closed with screw cap with threaded hole in center in to which...

  • Princess Mary's Gift Fund 1914 Box

    Princess Mary's Gift Fund 1914 Box

    (souvenirs and ephemera)

    EPH 2065

    box, card Brass box with hinged lid. Lid is decorated with embossed detail: in the center Princess Mary's head in profile surrounded by a wreath and with 'M' each side; in each corner the name of an ally (clockwise from top left) '...

  • Princess Mary's Gift Fund 1914 Box, Class A smokers (with extra pack of Woodbines)

    Princess Mary's Gift Fund 1914 Box, Class A smokers (with extra pack of Woodbines)

    (souvenirs and ephemera) Made by: Woodbines: W D & H O Wills, Bristol & London

    EPH 2067

    box, tobacco, cigarettes, Woodbines, envelope, card Brass box with hinged lid. Lid is decorated with embossed detail: in the center Princess Mary's head in profile surrounded by a wreath and with 'M' each side; in each corner the name of...

  • Princess Mary's Gift Fund 1914 Box, Class A smokers

    Princess Mary's Gift Fund 1914 Box, Class A smokers

    (souvenirs and ephemera)

    EPH 2019

    box, cigarettes, tobacco, card, photo, envelope Brass box with hinged lid. Lid is decorated with embossed detail: in the center Princess Mary's head in profile surrounded by a wreath and with 'M' each side; in each corner the name of an...

  • Princess Mary's Gift Fund 1914 Box

    Princess Mary's Gift Fund 1914 Box

    (souvenirs and ephemera)

    EPH 2017

    box, tobacco Brass box with hinged lid. Lid is decorated with embossed detail: in the center Princess Mary's head in profile surrounded by a wreath and with 'M' each side; in each corner the name of an ally (clockwise from top left) '...

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