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Decorated 18 pound shell casing
The casing is decorated with a finely engraved pastoral scene. The scene depicts a woman, wearing a dress and bonnet, walking a large dog in a fenced area. The background is intricate, and is noteworthy for it's use of perspective in creating the illusion of depth. The casing has a diagonally cut top.
Headstamp: 18PR LOT174 ALCO 12/15 (other stamps include: 1. The infinity sign 2. An arrow in a diamond 3. XX encircled)
World War I