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#1 mark holden

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Posted 30 November 2009 - 12:05 PM

I wonder if anyone can list or show a picture of the contents of the PM Christmas Fund Writing Set. I have acquired the outer case but no contents.

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Posted 30 November 2009 - 12:09 PM

If you type "ww1 pricess mary tin contents" into google the top 2 results show listings on ebay with pics. jossw

#3 mark holden

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Posted 30 November 2009 - 03:40 PM

Thanks but it is the writing set not the tin that I am trying to find what the contents were.

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If you type "ww1 pricess mary tin contents" into google the top 2 results show listings on ebay with pics. jossw



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Posted 30 November 2009 - 06:43 PM

Mark
There is a litle notebook inside with a pencil attached but you will have to wait until tomorrow for pictures because I dont know how to reseize the pictures
Kind regards
Pat

#5 mark holden

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Posted 30 November 2009 - 07:36 PM



Thanks Pat

QUOTE (sabine72 @ Nov 30 2009, 06:43 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Mark
There is a litle notebook inside with a pencil attached but you will have to wait until tomorrow for pictures because I dont know how to reseize the pictures
Kind regards
Pat



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Posted 01 December 2009 - 11:03 AM

Mark,

These images have been posted before in a previous thread. I couldn't find it in a quick search, so I'm posting the images again.

Pad and ruled guide sheet, envelopes and pencil with nickel plated cover in the small storage loop provided.

Regards

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#7 mark holden

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Posted 01 December 2009 - 03:34 PM

Tocemma,

Many thanks. Are any of the items monogramed?

thanks

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QUOTE (tocemma @ Dec 1 2009, 11:03 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Mark,

These images have been posted before in a previous thread. I couldn't find it in a quick search, so I'm posting the images again.

Pad and ruled guide sheet, envelopes and pencil with nickel plated cover in the small storage loop provided.

Regards

Tocemma

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Posted 01 December 2009 - 03:41 PM

Were these sold to raise money for the fund rather than being issued to the troops?

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Posted 01 December 2009 - 04:17 PM

QUOTE (Gunner Bailey @ Dec 1 2009, 03:41 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Were these sold to raise money for the fund rather than being issued to the troops?


John

Agree; although I am unable to remember exactly where I read it

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Posted 01 December 2009 - 05:08 PM

I am sure they were issued as part of the 'Non Smokers' Gift-Khaki Writing Set, Tin, Pencil, Christmas Card and acid drops-from memory. regards Mark

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John

Agree; although I am unable to remember exactly where I read it

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Posted 01 December 2009 - 07:47 PM


within the writing kit was also a photograph of Princess Mary and a letter from Buckingham Palace that reads "Gift from Mary R and the Women of the Empire 1914". The pencil, paper and envelopes were not monogramed.