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  • British 18 pounder steel case projectile with its fuse maker marked dated August 1916 trench art display case with statue inside it very nice condition, lovely paintwork found on the famous Somme battlefield of 1916-1918

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    This is a British 18 pounder steel case projectile with its fuse trench art display case with china statue inside which is nicely painted The case is in perfect condition nicely cleaned and has been very well painted in black and red paint the fuse which is its shiny brass colour and has some of its original markings and numbers also dated August 1916 fairly clear to see. This is a lovely and rare bit of trench art so well cleaned and is perfect for display or any collection The projectile is from a private collection but was originally recovered on the Somme battlefield it would have been fired during the battles on the Somme of 1916-1918 on the western front.

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