A silver sauceboat with intermittent decorated borders and inscription, and a ladle, by Gladwin Ltd., Sheffield 1945 and 1955, 23 3/4 ozs. Inscription on the side of the sauceboat ‘Presented by B.O.A.C to the Q.A.R.A.N.C Officers British Military Hospital Tripoli, September 1955’. Hallmarks: Gladwin Ltd, Sheffield
We understand that this sauce boat along with some other silver, was presented to the Sisters Mess in Tripoli as the BOAC female cabin crew would stay there when they overnighted in Tripoli. It was seen as a safe place for them to stay.