Shepparton RSL subbranch
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Shepparton RSL subbranch
This collar box belonged to a soldier in WW2 who lived in the local Shepparton area.
Round tan coloured leather case, lined with cream and brown stripped cotton material; a small leather carry strap with outer edges sewn either side to the top of case and a separate strap across the top of the case to fix the case closed with buckle feature; the closing strap is broken away from the buckle hole area.
early - mid c20th collar box
souvenir from the Middle East during World War 2
5 wooden circular rings with slight variation in size
Each ring has "Jerusalem" marked on outer side; There is a depiction of a Camel min black ink on each ring with a circular red/orange background to camel
Souvenir from Jerusalem during WW2
a beautiful crafted oblong wooden box with access to each end which holds matches and cigarettes
Black Ink drawing on main side of case featuring a date palm , cameleer walking and one riding camel."jerusulem" written above inked drawings and back of case with "Jerusulem" printed
souvenir, ww2, ww11
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