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Posted 2 years ago

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scottvez
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This is a simply constructed WW1 submarine. Each end is made of a bullet and casing. The center has a section of shell brass crimped around it to give it shape and body. The conning tower is made from a cut rifle casing. Overall the model is 6" long and a little over 1" tall.

I am not sure what submarine this is meant to represent or even it is supposed to represent a particular model.

See my other postings for numerous other pieces of Great War Trench Art.

Thanks for looking,

Scott

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  1. scottvez scottvez, 2 years ago
    Thanks bratjdd and gypsy.

    Scott
  2. scottvez scottvez, 2 years ago
    My other trench art submarine posting on Collectors Weekly:

    http://www.collectorsweekly.com/stories/19392-ww1-trench-art-submarine-c-1918?in=user

    Scott
  3. scottvez scottvez, 2 years ago
    Thanks vetraio, walksoftly and mich.

    Scott
  4. scottvez scottvez, 2 years ago
    Thanks again, bones.

    Scott
  5. scottvez scottvez, 2 years ago
    Thanks for looking official.

    Scott
  6. scottvez scottvez, 2 years ago
    Thanks for looking AmberRose.

    Scott
  7. scottvez scottvez, 2 years ago
    Thanks for looking packrat.

    Scott
  8. scottvez scottvez, 2 years ago
    Thank tom.

    Scott
  9. scottvez scottvez, 2 years ago
    Thanks again jackart!

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

    Scott
  11. scottvez scottvez, 2 years ago
    Thanks for looking susan. If you are a trench art fan-- be sure to take a look at all of my other postings.

    Scott
  12. larrytolkin, 2 years ago
    scott-sorry to inform you but both your submarine trench items are fake. many interesting trench items on ebay are recently made.
  13. scottvez scottvez, 2 years ago
    I agree, there are many bogus trench art items on ebay.

    Not sure what that has to do with this piece-- not an ebay purchase nor was the other.

    What makes you think it is fake?

    Scott
  14. kerry10456 kerry10456, 2 years ago
    Scott, sounds like someone is trying to stir the pile. No problem with your postings, just play time for someone. Well that's what I think. Thanks for sharing your treasures and I'll be watching for more. Kerry
  15. scottvez scottvez, 2 years ago
    Thanks kerry. I appreciate your input.

    I have collected for many years and have a very good grasp of the fakes/ modern.

    Scott
  16. kerry10456 kerry10456, 2 years ago
    Your welcome Scott, I find some people are not happy, unless they stir-up stuff. LOL. I know the feeling on collecting a certain type of thing and then somebody tells me what I have or should say Don't have. :-)
  17. scottvez scottvez, 2 years ago
    Thanks-- I don't mind listening as long as some facts are provided or if the person has some credibility in the area.

    A collector of "pre 1950s plastic lighters and WW2 trench style lighters" doesn't carry much credibility when talking about items other than lighters.

    Thanks again, kerry!

    Scott
  18. scottvez scottvez, 2 years ago
    Thanks for looking majestic.

    Scott
  19. scottvez scottvez, 2 years ago
    Thanks again mikie and tom.

    scott
  20. scottvez scottvez, 1 year ago
    Thanks for looking tom.

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

    scott

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