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Title WW1 trench art paper knife
Nationality German
Period c 1914-18
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This is a classic shell fragment, which has been fashioned into a paper knife. The hilt shows the groove for the copper driving band, which, interestingly, has a chequered finish, designed to hold the driving band in place while it shot down the bore of the barrel.

It is of German make, but the fragment could be from anywhere, including Allied shells.

If you want to comment on this item—re quality, age, etc—please email me.


[Militaria : Miscellaneous : German : 20th Century]

testimonials

Hi.recived the svt 40 bayonet today.great item.

P L, Sweden, 06.08.2012

The bayonet arrived at 8.00 this morning! It's excellent, just what I was after and I'm well pleased with it!

S A, UK, 16.05.2006

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