My Grog Tub

Nijntje239

Midshipman
Hello all,
I'm new here so firstly may I say thank you for having me aboard.
I'm the proud owner of a Grog tub which o inherited from my grandfather Lt Commander Frederick Williams who served aboard the doomed HMS Prince of Wales and survived it's sinking in 1941.
This was never really discussed as you might imagine, but suffice to say my grandfather was my favourite, most loved relative and I continue to miss his passing 25 years on.
Later he became in charge of social events on the victory and believe you me; he knew how to throw a party!
I digress...
So I have this Grog tub which has been a part of my life since I was very small; it's not for sale but I'd like to know if it's an original or a repro.
I've attached some pictures. I'd really appreciate any input please?
Many thanks
 

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janner

MIA
Book Reviewer
I would have thought that if it is the genuine article it would have the Broad MOD arrow stamped on it somewhere.
 

Nijntje239

Midshipman
I would have thought that if it is the genuine article it would have the Broad MOD arrow stamped on it somewhere.
Hi, I can't see any arrow stamp, only that 215 in the picture?
In my opinion the lid seems newer than the actual tub.
Thanks Alfacharlie, I love it either way just interested to know really.
 

fishhead

War Hero
I see it has the " The Queen God Bless Her" on the side. The question is which queen? If it dates to the time when your forebear liberated it it would be before the present queen i.e. Victoria.
 
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