Hallmarked Silver Victorian Georgian Tobacco Box Duke Of Cornwall Light Infantry
A silver tobacco box with various dents across the body, but no apparent splits 96.7g. 11.6 x 6cm. Hallmarked on thumb piece but not legible.
Comes with a military card for "Mr. P. J. H. Gardner. Duke of Cornwall Light Infantry". And another handwritten note: "A Spanish sided (antique) snuff box given to my Mother (E. Mildred ?) on her birthday by her brother Hatton Gardner when he was stationed in Gibraltar. He was killed in S. Africa (a fall from his horse) in 1912 and she died the year after 1913. See his visiting card inside. [signature]. August 1990".