RAF Gosport Torpedo Section Silver Cigarette Case

RAF Gosport Torpedo Section Silver Cigarette Case

Code: 11676

£125.00 Approx $158.23, €145.86
 

A very stylish Art Deco solid Silver presentation Cigarette Case inscribed:

"Presented to Warrant Officer A. Keen by the NCO's and Men of the Torpedo Section RAF Base Gosport, May 1933"

Bearing hallmarks for Birmingham 1931 with makers markings for J W Tiptaft & Son Ltd.

3.5 inches by 2.75 inches.  A really nice quality and stylish object, of a good guage, wih a gilded interior.

RAF Gosport was responsible for experimentation, training and development of the use of Torpedo's with aircraft.

Worthy of further research.