Stores reference 27P/19. Approximately 10.5 x 8 x 2.8cm. Gilt metal box similar to a sardine tin. Printed with instructions to the top 'Immediately Opened Transfer Contents To Waterproof Bag: Bury Empty Container In Jungle Or Throw Away In Sea Away From Dinghy.' Sealed/complete with original contents which will include Horlicks tablets, chewing gum pieces, boiled sweets and energy tablets. The tin is in excellent clean condition and all text is clear/legible. With key for opening though this differs in pattern from previous examples we've had. The MK.III rations were issued with the 'Beadon' flying suit and as part of other escape/survival packs. Stock code S25905.