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Royal Navy Rum Flagon - Pair Bottled 1950s 2 x 450cl
A pair of Royal Navy Rum flagons, still in their original wooden crate. We estimate these were bottled in the 1950s.
The top panel has the following markings:
R.A.S.C Sups (Royal Army Service Corps Supplies)
This Side Up
Glass With Care
S.S.R.D. RE/PKD 9 /67
The back panel is marked PKD 12/55
The left and right panel are both marked: R.A.S.C Sups
The left panel is marked 8166
The wax stamps that seal the flagons are embossed.
The original wooden crate was opened for inspection by Whisky.Auction.
This lot includes the two flagons, original wooden crate, sawdust, metal straps and nails are included with the two as part of the lot.
We recommend this lot for collection only due to the difficulties of shipping.
If the winning bidder chooses to have the lot shipped additional charges will be calculated post sale. We recommend the flagons be removed from the crate and shipped individually.
Please see images for fill level and label condition. Note general wear.
The Whisky.Auction team has inspected this lot and found it to be suitable for sale. However, please note the absence of a condition statement does not imply that this lot is in perfect condition or free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of ageing. Older bottles often contain small amounts of sediment. We cannot guarantee that the contents of this bottle will be free from the effects of age, cork taint, oxidation or other faults.
This bottle does not appear to be leaking. While we take every care to pack bottles securely we cannot guarantee that old corks and closures will not leak in transit.