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Very Rare Matchbox Cover WW2 - Hitler In The Allies Grip
Very Rare WW2 Propaganda piece - Adolf Hitler “In The Grip of The Allies” - this Matchbox covering is much sought after by collectors.
1.5x2-3/8” tall by 1” thick British-made, celluloid-covered metal designed to hold a box of wooden matches.
Front shows hand with thumb and fingers labeled “China/Britain/America/Russia/Free French” squeezing Hitler’s neck.
The one side panel of the piece reads “The Greatest Enemy In History Against Humanity Is At Last In The Allies Grip.”
The back of the piece has verse “Mussolini’s Note To Hitler/Why Oh! Why, Must I Die, All Through You, Oh! The Pity Of It All. With One Sharp Twist/Of That Wrist,/We’ll Both Be Through/I’m Sure We’re Heading For A Fall/Yours Broken-Heartedly,/Mussolini.”
Used and with some signs of creasing/bend at the very corners.
A must for collectors of Militaria, Smoking Related items etc.,
Shipping will be £4.95 - by Royal Mail 2nd class signed for