Object details

Category
Souvenirs and ephemera
Related period
Second World War (production), Second World War (association)
Materials

whole: lead

whole: paint

Dimensions

whole: Height 60 mm, Length 55 mm, Width 11 mm

Catalogue number
EPH 10867

Object associations

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