USN Emergency ration For Lifeboats - Sealed
Dimensions:W: 5cm (2")H: 10cm (3.9")D: 3cm (1.2")
By Charms Co. of Bloomfield, New Jersey. Gilt metal tin approx. 10 x 5 x 3cm. with sardine can type opening 'key'. The contents of the tin, visible on the lid, include sucrose-citric acid tablets, sucrose-lipid citric acid, sucrose-malted milk tablets, multivitamin tablets, chewing gum and a waterproof bag. All provided to give basic sustenence aboard a life raft. These were carried in the survival packs onboard USN boats and aircraft.
Light surface wear/corrosion but in good overall condition and still sealed and complete with all contents and key. Stock code S17232.