RAF Centenary Tiptree Jam – Trio Box Set
RAF Centenary Tiptree Jam – Trio Box Set. 3 x Mini Jams – Blackcurrant, Strawberry and Marmalade – screw top jars presented in a high detailed RAF themed gift box. Great gift or treat for yourself.
On a Sunday morning in January 1918, a BE2e training aircraft with a red nose flew over Tiptree and the Wilkin & Sons Ltd jam factory. From the plane came a brightly-coloured red, yellow and blue streamer; pulled to the ground by a weight in a pocket. Tucked in with the weight was a hand written note from Second Lieutenant Milburn of the Royal Flying Corps asking the fruit preserves to send some of their finest jam to the officers’ mess at the Stow Maries aerodrome, 16 miles away.
100 years on, the Royal Air Force Association and Tiptree link up to launch a RAF trio gift pack containing three Tiptree mini jars, just like those sent during the war. The jams come in their own case featuring a unique design dedicated to those pilots who gave the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom.