‘Battlefields of the Second World War’ Table Top Box
‘Battlefields of the Second World War’ Table Top Box
‘Battlefields of the Second World War’ Table Top Box
‘Battlefields of the Second World War’ Table Top Box
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‘Battlefields of the Second World War’ Table Top Box

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Circa 1945

5cm (13in) x 16cm (6.25in) x 16cm (6.25in)

Silver plated brass. A commemorative cigarette box by Granger of Egypt, the interior partitioned and cedar lined, the lid engraved with a map of the European, Mediterranean and North African theatres of war, the sides further engraved with events dates and events from the ‘Germany invades of Poland’ September 1 1939 to ‘Germany surrenders unconditionally’ May 7 1945. Signed to the underside Granger, of Egypt and marked 'Brass used in the Manufacture of this Box was salvaged from the Battlefields of World War II', approx. A similar example is in the Imperial War Museum collection (IWM EPH 2488).