$149.50

SKU: US16838 Categories: , Product ID: 3391

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SHELLS – TRENCH ART – PAIR, MATCHING LEFT AND RIGHT, 75MM, 1915 & 16 DATED, WITH 1/3 CUT OUT TOPS OF FIVE LEAVES, THEN ENGRAVED ON EACH SHELL IS A WINGED CHERUB WITH BOW AND QUIVER OF ARROWS, THEN ” SOUVENIR DE GUERRE/ SOMME/ 1914-1918″. BETWEEN EACH LEAF HAD BEEN A CURVED BULLET BUT ONLY THREE ARE STILL ATTACHED (THEY HAD BEEN SPLIT AT THE BASE AND THEN SOLDERED TO THE CASE) – TWO LOOSE ONES ARE STILL INSIDE ONE CASE. THEY CAN BE LEFT OFF AS IT WOULD NOT HURT THE APPEARANCE. THE CUT TYPE ARE RATHER SCARCE AS IT TOOK A LOT OF TIME TO DO. PAIR