Tag: Princess Mary

A princess’ Christmas gift, now a collector’s item

Antiquarian finds brass box Mary sent to sailors in 1914. The brass box sent by Princess Mary in 1914 with the words ‘Imperium Britannicum’ inscribed at the top along with a sword and a scabbard on either side. The box was sent out with a packet of tobacco and cigarettes, a portrait photograph of Princess Mary and Christmas cards from Princess Mary and King George and Queen Mary.