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Catalog Number 2014.44.77
Object Name Art, Shell
Accession number 2014.44
Description Decorated shell case.

The case has engraved designs on a finely embossed background. The engravings include an anchor surrounded by a wreath, a stylized rose and a cross pattée [Iron Cross]. There are white marks in the recesses left by the embossing.

Inscription: USN BORDEAUX WORLD-WAR 1914-1918 [on cross] 1914

Headstamp: AMLOT 75MMGUN LOT 1241 63 G.M.CO.
Subjects World War I
Shell art
Anchors
Roses
Crosses
Wreaths