Newport Cartridge & Box Replacement Factory [2572 ref Cox]


Item reference number: 164

Red celluloid plastic, 36mm diameter.

N.C. &. B. R. F. M ↑ M TRAIN PASS. NEWPORT MON.

CLOAK ROOM HOOK No 589

The "M↑M" denotes the Ministry of Munitions. According to Cox (The Tokens, Checks, Metalic Tickets, Passes And Tallies of Wales, Volume 2) the Newport Cartridge & Box Replacement Factory was situated at the South Dock Newport during WW1.

Image courtesy of Norman Stevens.