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 overall condition and all text is clear/legible. 6/45 date stamped to underside and c/w key for opening. These now scarce Mk.III ration packs were issued with the 'Beadon' flying suit and as part of other escape/survival packs. Stock code S27512.