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Ineson 330

£350.00

Cape/Kimberley 1899-1900 BOER WAR RATION TOKEN (Beige) for ONE PINT OF SOUP which had to be collected at the Town Hall Depot, BEACONSFIELD (suburb of Kimberley).  Handstamped diagonally in violet, “BEACONSFIELD RELIEF  FUND”.  Type 1.  EXTREMELY RARE IN THIS CONDITION.  THESE TOKENS ARE VERY RARE AND HARDLY EVER FOUND IN GOOD CONDITION.  THIS IS AN INCREDIBLE HISTORIC ITEM IN THAT IT WAS PHYSICALLY HANDLED AND USED BY SOMEONE WHO WAS THERE, LIVING, AT THE TIME OF THIS DREADFUL WAR.

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Country: Cape - Kimberley, 1899-1900