RAF emergency flying ration, Mk.III

RAF emergency flying ration, Mk.III

Code: S27730

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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 has some small dents and surface wear but is in good overall condition and all text is clear/legible.  3/45 date stamped to underside.  Opening 'key' absent.  These now scarce Mk.III ration packs were issued with the 'Beadon' flying suit and as part of other escape/survival packs.  Stock code S27730.