The book was printed in Barcelona by Grafos (Collectivised Co), price 5 pesetas. The book was presented to Royal Navy Petty Officer C.
FORD of HMS Repulse, which was part of the International Naval Intervention and Protection Force. O Ford was a courier, probably with Naval Intelligence and a fellow companion on board was Lieutenant Ian Flemming of James Bond fame.
HMS Repulse was sunk in the Far East in 1941. O FORD survived and was taken to Singapore but he was later sunk again on HMS Naiad. The cap is part of a collection of items that were kept as souvenirs from Spain, all of which we are listed for sale. Have a look at our other items. If you have any questions we are more than happy to help.
_gsrx_vers_804 GS 7.0.8 (804). The item "Spanish Civil War Republican Front Prints Book" is in sale since Friday, April 11, 2014. This item is in the category "Collectables\Militaria\Inter-War (1919-1938)". The seller is "paradeantiques_online" and is located in Plymouth.This item can be shipped worldwide.