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Tropical Luxury by 1davidmcmahon

The splendour of the 19th-century Raffles Hotel, complete with ceiling fans, is reflected in the cover of a historic silver trolley. The trolley, and other silver items of great historic significance and value, were buried by quick-thinking staff in a hotel courtyard just before the Japanese Occupation of Singapore in World War II and retrieved, unblemished, after the Japanese forces surrendered to the Allies in 1945.

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