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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

Received it safely this morning and extremely happy with it!

S S, UK, 06.01.2010

Many many many thanks about [for] your dagger! Very fine quality! I love it!

A P, Russia, 07.04.2009

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