Chocolates presented to troops NY 1900

Contributed by Alisdair

Chocolates presented to troops NY 1900

These boxes were New Year 1900 presents from Queen Victoria to the troops in the Boer War in South Africa. They marked the start of a century of modern war.The chocolates were made by Cadbury, sadly no longer British.
This box was given to my Grandfather, at the time incarserated in Ladysmith, then under siege.

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  • 1. At 19:43 on 10 April 2011, Malcolm wrote:

    I recently found one, unfortunately the chocolates had been eaten.
    Any ideas as to its worth today?


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Probably Bournville


Made 1899 presented New Year 1900


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