shell cartridge with lid

Catalogue number
  • EPH 4320
Department
Exhibits
Production date
1913
Materials
  • whole: brass
Dimensions
  • whole: Diameter 9.0 cm, Height 30.5 cm
Alternative names
  • full name: shell cartridge with lid
  • simple name: TRE
Creator
Category
Weapons and ammunition

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Purchase & License
Label

German First World War period shell case with lid. Possibly a souvenir converted into a collector's item.

Physical description

Brass shell case (H 30.5cm x diameter 9cm) bearing stamped maker's marks: 'Berndorf 1913 660 Fried.Krupp A.G. 12'; the base from another shell casing has been fashioned into a lid.

History note

An example of First World War period trench art.

Stamped

manufacturers details: Berndorf 1913 660 Fried.Krupp A.G. 12

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