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Military and Wartime2561 of 3925Trench Art Ashtray and Lighter with original boxOLD FORT WAYNE INDIANA
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Posted 2 years ago

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scottvez
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This small Afghan piece is 12" X 10" and was made for using underneath a telephone.

It was made in the 1980s and carries the typical Soviet Invasion motifs of an AK, grenade and helicopter.

I would imagine most weavers have adapted to US/ NATO weapons now.

Along with this, I also bought several woven drink coasters with a grenade on them. I am not sure where they are, but I will post one when I find them.

Thanks for looking,

Scott

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  1. scottvez scottvez, 2 years ago
    Thanks Gypsy.

    Scott
  2. scottvez scottvez, 2 years ago
    Thanks for looking bellin.

    Scott
  3. scottvez scottvez, 2 years ago
    Thanks for looking Michelle.

    Scott
  4. scottvez scottvez, 2 years ago
    Thanks again for looking tom!

    scott
  5. lovedecanters lovedecanters, 1 year ago
    I have a runner carpet that I bought in 1990 that is covered planes, tanks, guns etc.. I never thought about it as a collectible, I just though, cool. I should photograph it for this too.
  6. scottvez scottvez, 1 year ago
    Pls add it decanters! These are very collectible. They were uncommon in the US, but our recent wars have made them a popular soldier souvenir item.

    Let me know when you have it posted.

    scott

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