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Name/TitleFlying Officer ‘Bobby’ Oxspring (later Squadron Leader) silver cigarette case
About this objectCigarette case belonging to Flying Officer ‘Bobby’ Oxspring (later Squadron Leader)
Flying Officer ‘Bobby’ Oxspring took command of 72 Squadron at Biggin Hill in July 1942. This cigarette case was given to Oxspring by ‘all ranks’ of 72 Squadron as a wedding gift on 28th October 1942.
Medium and MaterialsSilver
Inscription and MarksTO OUR C.O/ S/LDR BOB OXSPRING. D.F.C/ WITH VERY BEST WISHES/FROM ALL RANKS OF "72"/ ON HIS MARRIAGE/ 28TH OCTOBER 1942
MeasurementsH 50mm x W 185mm x D 100mm
Subject and Association Keywords72 Squadron
Credit LineOn loan from Richard Black, Private Collection
Object TypeCigarette case
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