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Article about: I came across the attached in a 'job lot' at a local auction. The base metal case is approx. 50mm by 50mm. the motif on the case bears the name Deutchland and I assume is linked to the cargo

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    I came across the attached in a 'job lot' at a local auction. The base metal case is Click image for larger version. 

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ID:	697871approx. 50mm by 50mm. the motif on the case bears the name Deutchland and I assume is linked to the cargo carrying uboat which crossed the Atlantic undetected in 1916 under Captain Koenig.

    Can anyone confirm if the case is likely to be genuine

    Many thanks

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    Welcome to the forum Markt.

    Think this should help you out.

    Look at this link from WRF from 2011. You can see a very similar item supposedly made from the scrap of Deutscheland.

    Cargo Submarine U-Deutschland Artifacts and Model



    Can't say if yours it authentic or note. Will leave that to some of the experts here.

    Regards,

    Michael
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    chances are it is a period piece.commemorative.

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