World War 1 Commemoration Box
100th anniversary of the start of the First World War in 1914,
This miniature box set.consists of two books
” We don’t want to lose you” (the title comes from a popular music hall song of the time) illustrating recruitment posters from the war,
“1914, the road to war” which tells, in words and pictures, the events from the assassination in Sarajevo to the end of 1914.
Also in the box are 4 newspapers reporting on the assassination, the declaration of war, the shelling of the eastern coastal towns by the German fleet, and the first battle of Ypres.
The final item is a miniature of the famous “Your Country Needs You” poster. The whole set is packed in a black box topped with a reproduction of the lid from the gift box sent by Queen Mary to the troops for Christmas 1914.
The two Books are 1:12th in size
The 4 Newspapers are 1:12th in size
The poster are 1:12 in size
The Tin is not 1:12th in size the size is 4 1/2" x 3" x1"
If you wish to purchase more than 1 book please email or phone for a price discount
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