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    Posted 8 years ago

    scottvez
    (877 items)

    I have two chairs (only one is pictured), the table, pitcher and mugs:

    Chairs: 3 1/2" tall. Feet are four bullet heads with slight stylistic bend at the bottom. Support is from rifle casings (1915/ 1916 head stamps). The central medallion is the face of a WW1 German tunic button. The seat is from shell brass and copper is used for all of the support.

    Table: 1 1/2" tall. Base is a 10 pfenning coin and the table top is seven 5 pfenning coins. Central support is a bullet.

    Pitcher: 2" tall. Made from a rifle shell casing. The date stamp is too worn to read. The handle is copper.

    Mugs (5 total): 3/4" tall. Made from rifle shell casings. The date stamps are 1915/ 1916. The handles are copper.

    This Great War souvenir probably made a daughter's day when the gift was received.

    Scott

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    1. Shawnl86 Shawnl86, 8 years ago
      That must of took along time... Very Nice!
    2. scottvez scottvez, 8 years ago
      Thanks Ultimate, trenchart, cindy, tom, shawn, finelines, vintage, and Dottie.
    3. Raymond , 8 years ago
      Great examples of trench art!
    4. scottvez scottvez, 8 years ago
      Thanks Raymond-- I have several other trench art miniatures posted.
    5. scottvez scottvez, 8 years ago
      Thanks Ron.
    6. scottvez scottvez, 8 years ago
      Thanks Esther, jojo, lisa, dolster, tamia and oldandgreat!
    7. scottvez scottvez, 8 years ago
      Recently, I added a third chair to the set.

      It was definitely made by the SAME maker as the other two that I have.

      It amazes me when these things come back together-- may have been sold to different soldiers almost 100 years ago!

      Scott
    8. scottvez scottvez, 8 years ago
      Thanks Purdy, packrat and walksoftly.

      Scott
    9. AmberRose AmberRose, 8 years ago
      Really cool Scott. I wonder if these were made during the war or if they were part of the after war souvenir trade?
      It is really funny when collections or pieces come back together. Would make a really interesting article or CW discussion.
      As always, impressed with your knowledge and collections!
    10. scottvez scottvez, 8 years ago
      Thanks AmberRose.

      I would suspect that these are war era pieces based on the construction and lack of battle name.

      Scott
    11. scottvez scottvez, 6 years ago
      Thanks pw!

      scott
    12. Lata Lata, 1 year ago
      I love the contrast between the love cafted into this pieces and the war around it. Super cool!
    13. scottvez scottvez, 1 year ago
      Thanks much lata-- appreciate you taking the time to look.

      When you have time, take a look at my other trench art postings on here.

      scott
    14. worthit2, 1 year ago
      Wow! Super cute..
    15. scottvez scottvez, 1 year ago
      Thanks much worthit and johnsmith.

      scott
    16. scottvez scottvez, 1 year ago
      Thanks much bobby and worthit.

      scott

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