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Rare sky-blue base enamel patch box, the lid decorated with an over-coloured transfer print of exploding ships in the harbour of Gibraltar. Bilston C1782-83. Original internal mirror (cracked).
NB: The Great Siege of Gibraltar was an unsuccessful attempt by Spain and France to capture Gibraltar from the British during the war of the American Revolution . It was the largest battle in the war by number of combatants.