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PRE-CHRISTMAS GIFT FROM FORCES WAR RECORDS - ORIGINAL 1914 PRINCESS MARY’S BOX WITH GIFT CARDS INSIDE.

The Princess Mary Christmas gift box was given to all members of the armed forces on Christmas day 1914. These small boxes, made from silver for Officers and brass for all others, typically contained an ounce of tobacco, a packet of cigarettes, a lighter, a Christmas card and photograph from Princess Mary, some also contained sweets. Amazingly, it took until 1920 to deliver all 2.5 million!

So here’s our pre-Christmas gift to you – an original tin containing a selection of gift cards from Forces War Records:

1. 12 months free membership
2. Discount when you hire a professional researcher
3. Free Family Historian Software


Become a full member between 4th and 11th December, 2016 and this could be yours. Why not give the gift cards as Christmas presents.

JOIN HERE: https://www.forces-war-records.co.uk/records.asp

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