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Antique Regimental Gong, German, Brass Ordnance, Oak, First World War, C.1916

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  • £985.00
  • €1,172 Euro
  • $1,281 US Dollar

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Our Stock # 24158

This is an antique regimental gong. A German, brass ordnance shell upon an oak base, dating to the First World War, engraved 1916.

  • Fascinating repurposed ordnance, in the manner of Trench Art
  • Displays a desirable aged patina, the shell casing bearing signs of action
  • Quality oak frame presents fine grain interest and medullary rays
  • Shell casing with a time worn appearance, lightly weathered throughout
  • Suspended beneath the frame, the gong strikes with a prominent sustain
  • Engraved to the top Patronenfabrik, Karlsruhe - Oktober 1916
  • Replete with a quality spherical cork striker upon a beech handle
  • Pleasingly substantial at 10.5 kg (23 lb), the shell alone weighing 5.81kg (12.8 lb)

This is a fascinating antique regimental gong, with a delightful presentation and use of genuine WWI ordnance. Solid joints and construction, delivered ready to enjoy.

Max Width: 48cm (19'')
Max Depth: 48cm (19'')
Max Height: 41.5cm (16.25'')

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Our Ref: 24158

Item Info

Seller Location

Hele, Devon

Item Dimensions

H: 41.5cm W: 48cm D: 48cm



Item Location

United Kingdom

Seller Location

Hele, Devon

Item Location

United Kingdom

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+44 (0)207 1833511