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    This is an old family piece and I don't know how in came to be in the family . Did have some WW1 vets in the family ,but the story is lost . It's made of shrapnel and it quite finely done , hope you like it .
    Cheers Chris
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    Nice piece, I like the engraving! It's hard to say which end is the more deadly however!

    Regards, Ned.
    'I do not think we can hope for any better thing now.
    We shall stick it out to the end, but we are getting weaker of course, and the end cannot be far.
    It seems a pity, but I do not think I can write more. R. SCOTT.
    Last Entry - For God's sake look after our people.'

    In memory of Capt. Robert Falcon Scott, Edward Wilson, Henry Bowers, Lawrence Oates and Edgar Evans. South Pole Expedition, 30th March 1912.

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    Quote by big ned View Post
    Nice piece, I like the engraving! It's hard to say which end is the more deadly however!

    Regards, Ned.
    I wouldn't want to get hit with either end ! Ruin your whole day .
    Cheers Chris

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    Very nicely done engraving there, the added details are fantastic!

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    Excellent workmanship and engraving! A great piece of WWI trench art! I definitely like it!
    William

    "Much that once was, is lost. For none now live who remember it."

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    See here fore info on "Kemel".. World War One Battlefields : Flanders: Kemmel & Bayernwald Trenches Chris, great historical item, thanks for showing !
    Prost ! Steve.
    "The German Army is the perfectly adapted, perfectly running Machine. The difference is that the Germans are organised with a view to War...with the cold, hard, practical and business-like purpose of winning victories."
    G.W. Steevens - The Daily Mail (1897)

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