This is a unusual case to find not made in massive numbers a German brass shell case for 8cm K.-Zugflak L/45 anti-aircraft gun.The case which is in very nice condition with no major damage still retain's its shiny brass colour the case has all of its original markings on the bottom of it including the date August 1918.These shells were fired by the Krupp made anti aircraft gun which came in to service in 1917 and was one of the forerunners to the very famous world war 2 88mm gun which was used on all fronts and became the anti tank gun legend this case is very similar in size and look to the 88 slightly longer .This case came from a private collection on the Somme ware it would have been used in the Spring offensive or Kaisers battle in 1918 the last German offensive of the war.This is a very nice condition relic from the famous Somme battlefield which comes with a laminated A5 information sheet with photo.
This case was used by the Krupp made 8cm K.-Zugflak L/45 anti-aircraft gun which entered service in spring 1917.It was mounted on to a 4 wheeled trailer and towed by tractors.
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