1997.101.1

Cardboard egg box. Brown cardboard lidded eggbox, 242 x 190 x 73 mm, printed with `eggs with care` and lines for sender and addressee, containing corrugated cardboard insert for one dozen eggs.

Every Tiree croft had its chickens in the old days and eggs were a useful way to buy things from the shops if you had no money. In the Second World War, the airmen on Tiree were nicknamed the Royal Egg Force because of their fondness for them.

1997.101.1

Tiree in 100 Objects – 20 – Egg Box

The History of Tiree in 100 Objects

Object Details

Other Number: not specified
Normal Location: Pedestal Unit 1: drawer 3
Current Location: normal location

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