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WW1 Trench Art Biplane on shell base c. 1918

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Trench Art180 of 223WW1 Trench Art Tank c. 1918Trench Art Lamp and Glasses
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Posted 3 years ago

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scottvez
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I have a pair of these from the same maker and brought home by a US soldier after his service during WW1. The other one has an aluminum tail section.

The large propeller is marked "France 1918".

The center rifle cartridge is dated 1915 and the artillery shell base is dated 1918.

The wings and struts are from shell brass.

I really like the way the craftsman added the detailed etched design to the wings, tail, and base. The quality really shows on this piece.

Scott

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  1. scottvez scottvez, 3 years ago
    Thanks, tom and trenchartman.
  2. scottvez scottvez, 3 years ago
    Thanks Dan.
  3. scottvez scottvez, 3 years ago
    Thanks Finelines.
  4. scottvez scottvez, 2 years ago
    Thanks official.

    Scott
  5. scottvez scottvez, 2 years ago
    Thanks mikko.

    Scott
  6. scottvez scottvez, 2 years ago
    Thanks for looking petey!

    scott
  7. scottvez scottvez, 1 year ago
    Thanks p...!

    scott

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