First World War: Replica Memorabilia Box Set
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This box set makes a great present, or better still buy two and keep one for yourself.
This sturdy box contains more than thirty items of hitherto unused World War One memorabilia.
‘Wipers Times’ Magazine (1916): This is how the Tommies pronounced ‘Ypres Times’ and it was produced in the Trenches. The first edition of the satirical Wipers Times, produced at the battlefront for some much needed light relief. 8 pages.
Active Service: Fascinating ephemera from the heat of battle, including a soldier’s handbook, secret papers and execution of deserters.
Home Front: A miscellany of leaflets, ration book, civil instructions and tickets.
Red Cross Programme (1919): A veritable feast of music and verse to raise funds for the Red Cross.
Poster Images: A selection of propaganda poster images, evocative of the era.
Miscellaneous Images: A variety of patriotic wartime postcards, and photographs.
Letters: These mementos offer a unique insight into life in the trenches, including detail on food, temperature and warfare.
Trade Cards: An extensive array of wartime trade cards and images.
12 page full size newspaper.
20 page abridged version of ‘The Illustrated War News’ magazine, how the War was reported in words and pictures, including the Daily Graphic and War News.
4 x double sided propaganda posters.
Certificate of Exemption from the War.
Secret Infantry Papers with map.
3 page hand written letter with envelope.
Trench booklet (rules and regulations of Trench life).
Desertion papers including defence and prosecution statements.
A fascinating typed letter describing ‘life in the Trenches’.
Selection of flyers.
‘Killed in Action’ letter.
A soldier’s Pay Book.
10 x double sided postcards.
24 x trade cards.
Recruitment and Munitions cards.
Box dimensions: 220 x 160 x 41mm
Weight: approx. 560g.
The items in this box set are NOT duplicated in the ‘World War One Memorabilia Pack’ – £6.99