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London Coins Auction 163
Grange Hotel Bracknell, Charles Square, Bracknell, Berkshire, RG12 1ED

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Misc Items : Auction 162 : Lot 1111

Date Sold Category Lot Description Sale Price

Auction 162
Misc Items Lot
1111
USA World War II Escape and Evasion Kit "Barter Kit" containing GB Sovereign 1927 SA, 1873 and 1902, France 1907 and 1857 mixed grades along with 3 x 9 carat rings. These sets were issued to US pilots and paratroopers to barter their way out of difficult situations that they may have found themselves in behind enemy lines during World War II. This original black case (now opened) has "IF FOUND RETURN TO COMNAVAIRLANT (CNAL 34) NORFOLK VIRGINIA" on the front. Fascinating piece of WW II military history and seldom offered, certainly the first we have seen
£2,400
USA World War II Escape and Evasion Kit "Barter Kit" containing GB Sovereign 1927 SA, Half Sovereign 1873 and 1902, France 20 Francs 1907 and 10 Francs 1857 mixed grades along with 3 x 9 carat gold rings. These sets were issued to US pilots and paratroopers to barter their way out of difficult situations that they may have found themselves in behind enemy lines during World War II. This original black case (now opened) has "IF FOUND RETURN TO COMNAVAIRLANT (CNAL 34) NORFOLK VIRGINIA" on the front. Fascinating piece of WW II military history and seldom offered, certainly the first we have seen : Misc Items : Auction 162 : Lot 1111
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USA World War II Escape and Evasion Kit "Barter Kit" containing GB Sovereign 1927 SA, Half Sovereign 1873 and 1902, France 20 Francs 1907 and 10 Francs 1857 mixed grades along with 3 x 9 carat gold rings. These sets were issued to US pilots and paratroopers to barter their way out of difficult situations that they may have found themselves in behind enemy lines during World War II. This original black case (now opened) has "IF FOUND RETURN TO COMNAVAIRLANT (CNAL 34) NORFOLK VIRGINIA" on the front. Fascinating piece of WW II military history and seldom offered, certainly the first we have seen : Misc Items : Auction 162 : Lot 1111
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