Silver cigar box with enamelled Red Cross emblem

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1912-1913

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Silver cigar box with enamelled Red Cross emblem on the outside of the hinged lid and wooden compartments inside. Presented to Colonel James Magill. Inscription on underside of the lid: 'Presented to Colonel James Magill CB MD/ Organising Secretary to the British Red Cross Society,/ by the Members of the Balkan Medical Relief Committee/ as a token of appreciation of/ his great services to the Society in connection with/ The Balkan War 1912-1913.' Underneath, the box is inscribed with the following signatures: Georgina Dudley, GH Makins, George Thos. Beatson, B Franklin, V Montrose, Anthony W Bowlby, Alfred Keogh, EH Richdale, James Cantlie, Maud Lansdowne, Frederick Treves, Harriet G Wantage.
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Catalogue Number
1663/2/1
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James Magill

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