Anglo Indian Allibhoy Vallijee & Sons Campaign Leather and Toleware Despatch Box
Anglo Indian Allibhoy Vallijee & Sons Campaign Leather and Toleware Despatch Box Anglo Indian Allibhoy Vallijee & Sons Campaign Leather and Toleware Despatch Box Anglo Indian Allibhoy Vallijee & Sons Campaign Leather and Toleware Despatch Box Anglo Indian Allibhoy Vallijee & Sons Campaign Leather and Toleware Despatch Box Anglo Indian Allibhoy Vallijee & Sons Campaign Leather and Toleware Despatch Box Anglo Indian Allibhoy Vallijee & Sons Campaign Leather and Toleware Despatch Box Anglo Indian Allibhoy Vallijee & Sons Campaign Leather and Toleware Despatch Box Anglo Indian Allibhoy Vallijee & Sons Campaign Leather and Toleware Despatch Box Anglo Indian Allibhoy Vallijee & Sons Campaign Leather and Toleware Despatch Box Anglo Indian Allibhoy Vallijee & Sons Campaign Leather and Toleware Despatch Box Anglo Indian Allibhoy Vallijee & Sons Campaign Leather and Toleware Despatch Box Anglo Indian Allibhoy Vallijee & Sons Campaign Leather and Toleware Despatch Box

Anglo Indian Allibhoy Vallijee & Sons Campaign Leather and Toleware Despatch Box

Ref: S-70-0002
Housed in a sturdy, leather carrying case, this antique military box displays a black, enamel finish with gold and red details. It opens to reveal a wonderfully fitted interior that features mail slots in the lid and fitted compartments, including one locking compartment with a key and heart escutcheon. It retains bottles for black and red inks and a more recent, pale green paint. The compartmentalized tray lifts out to reveal a storage box. Plaque marked: Allibhoy Vallijee & Sons/ Patentees & Manufacturers./ Alvi Works India/ Multan Cantt.
LITERATURE
Richard and Susan Wale, Souvenirs from the Diamond Jubilee of Queen Victoria, p. 77, Figure 57. This box was known as the Diamond Jubilee Despatch Box.
DATE
c. 1897
DIMENSIONS
Width 16 Depth 12 Height 7 in.
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