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Emergency Chocolate Ration

Article about: Hello, had a lucky find yesterday, this chocolate tin (dated 1944), complete with contents, for 5. The sealing band was missing. It still smells really good, but I'm not tempted to try it!

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    Hello, had a lucky find yesterday, this British chocolate tin (dated 1944), complete with contents, for 5. The sealing band was missing. It still smells really good, but I'm not tempted to try it! I'm especially concerned that my wife might get desperate for chocolate, and eat it.

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    That's the first real one I've seen Maybe shrink wrap so she can't smell it? lol
    Best
    Paul

    47th MP Co/47th Inf Div 1983-1988
    583rd Ord Co 59th Ord Bde Muenster, W Germany
    1988-1990
    Looking for P37 ammo pouch with No4 bayo frog

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    Wow! What a gem of a find

    Nick
    "In all my years as a soldier, I have never seen men fight so hard." - SS Obergruppenfuhrer Wilhelm Bittrich - Arnhem

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    Quote by douglas2496 View Post
    I'm especially concerned that my wife might get desperate for chocolate, and eat it.
    Tell us what happens if she does!

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    Quite a steal at a fiver I should think.

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    Nice one! Can we see your washroll display too?

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    Bargain!

    Here are mine:

    British Emergency Ration tin R&Co 9/44
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