Alloy ashtray cast from pieces of wreckage from Zeppelin L33
- Catalogue number
- EPH 2479
- Display status
- IWM North
- general: Length 14.0 cm
- general: Width 12.0 cm
- general: Height 1.5 cm
- Alternative Names
- FULL NAME: Alloy ashtray cast from pieces of wreckage from Zeppelin L33
- SIMPLE NAME: ZEP
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Zeppelin L33 was damaged and force-landed at Little Wigborough on 24/Sep/1916. Despite being set alight, as much of the gas had already escaped, it was not badly damaged and was the first significantly intact Zeppelin to fall on British soil.
Ashtray, formed from aluminium in the shape of a dragon curled around the horseshoe, bearing the legend: "Made from piece of Zeppelin L.33, Little Wigborough, 24.9.16"
Made from a piece of Zeppelin L.33 Little Wigborough 24.9.16
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