Air Ministry emergency flying ration, Mk.II
Stores reference 27P/7. Approximately 11 x 8.5 x 2.8cm. Gilt metal box - similar in size/shape to an old tobacco tin. Printed with A 'Crown' M to lid and with contents list to the base. Originally held Barley Sugar sweets, Chewing Gum, Malted Milk Tablets and Energy Tablets. The inside of the lid is printed with instructions for use. The tin lid has some surface corrosion but is generally quite good and all text is legible. The rubber lid seal is also in tact. These rations were officially issued as part of the dinghy survival kit but saw wider distribution. Empty. Reasonably good condition overall. Stock code S18756.