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Abyssinian Glass Jug
A glass jug, now in the regimental museum, was presented to the 1st Battalion, King's Own Royal Regiment, by Messrs. Pellatt & Co. Glass Manufacturers to the Queen. (Queen Victoria).
"Nine medallions depicting the views of Magdala (Abyssinia). It is said to have taken a year to cut, and was at one time insured for £2,000." - Colonel L I Cowper, Volume Two, The King's Own The Story of a Royal Regiment.
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