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VC Heroes (The Great War) 1st Series Cigarette Cards

Victoria Cross Made From Canonball Captured In Sevastopol?

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The traditional explanation of the source of the gunmetal from which the Victoria Cross medals are struck is that it derives from Russian cannon captured at the siege of Sevastopol.

'VC Heroes' (The Great War) 1st Series is a complete set of Cigarette Cards originally issued in 1915. These coloured portrait images depict Victoria Cross Winners from each of the armed services and includes Raj Warneford of the Royal Naval Air Service who brought down a Zeppelin near the Belgian town of Ghent.

For the enthusiast or the collector here is an opportunity to own a complete set of these fine reproduction cigarette cards that can be mounted in an album or framed to decorate a study wall. They also make an ideal gift.

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