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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]

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Chris, the PAB has arrived, a totally genuine wartime piece and I'm very pleased...

G S, UK, 05.07.2012

I should have written sooner, but I did want to let you know that the photos arrived safely and are absolutely fabulous. I could not be happier with them.

Thanks for the excellent service and great photos. I hope we have occasion to do business together again.

J B, USA, 18.08.2005

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