$45.00

SKU: GR10495 Categories: , Product ID: 1676

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MATCHSAFE- GERMAN WARTIME (MANY WERE STEEL FOR GERMAN ONES – BRASS BEING TO VALUABLE TO USE): …(A) ALL GREY ANODIZED STEEL WITH SILVER WASH COATING THAT HAS A PHOTO ACID ETCHED BUST OF HINDENBURG ON ONE SIDE (EXC) AND LUDENDORF ON OTHER (FAIR – WORN), SHOWING USE/CARRY, ONLY ONE WE HAVE SEEN LIKE THIS,W/BOX OF ORIGINAL MATCHES. BACK SPINE HAS”HEIL ZUM SIEG” ETCHED INTO IT; …(B) STEEL, GARINED (LIKE TREE BARK) WITH EMBOSSED “GOTT MIT UNS” EMBLEM WITH BOX OF  ORIGINAL GERMAN MATCHES INSIDE. HAS DATE OF 1914-16 WHICH WAS THE NORMAL ENLISTMENT PERIOD FOR INFANTRY (3 YEARS FOR CAVALRY AND ARTILLERY), SO THIS ONE WAS MADE BEFORE THE WAR STARTED AND THEY GOT STUCK FOR THE DURATION. CHOICE.