Allen's toffee tin & lid, containing ammunition

Object Type
Domestic items/Container/Tin/Sweet tin
Sporting equipment/Playing equipment/Arms and armaments/Gun/Accessory or part/Bullet
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Brief Description
Octagonal sweet tin, with imprint on underside of base reading, "ALLEN'S / Peter Pan Toffees". Image on lid is of an 18th century British sailing ship off a coast. On the front of the lid, upon the yellow rim, is the inscription: 'Homeward Bound'. On lower right side of tin, is a text box with inscription: 'DOMINION CAN. MELB.'. Current contents of the tin are assorted English and Australian bullets, live rounds, and spent rounds, including 303 rifle cartridges, shotgun cartridges, flares, and blanks.
0 - Whole: H: 60 W: 180 D: 130mm (H: 2 3/8 W: 7 1/16 D: 5 1/8")
In storage
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Kindly donated to the Melbourne Cricket Club Museum by Barbara Haynes.


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