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Catalog Number 2014.44.122
Object Name Art, Shell
Accession number 2014.44
Description Decorated 75mm shell casing.

The casing has engraved designs of an Eagle (in the style of the Great Seal of the United States) holding an olive branch and arrows, a 3rd Division badge, a star, and a shield, all on an embossed background. The casing has an irregular, lightly flared top and a dark offsetting color in the tool recesses. The whole casing has a reddish color

Inscription: E PLURIPUS ONUM [sic] AEF SOUVENIR WORLD WAR 1918 ST. MIHIEL ARGONNEN MEUSE 1919 3.DIV.

Headstamp: 75 DEC MGM 369L 17 BX MS
Subjects World War I
Shell art
Eagles
Insignia
Search Terms 3rd Division