57 MM Brass Shell Casing 1943 M18 WWII Korean War Militaria Trench Art Vase
57 MM Solid Brass Shell Casing with primer in place - Trench Art Vase dated 1943 - Used in WWII and the Korean War - used in a anti-tank recoilless rifle - M18 1A2 A0P 70 (Armor Piercing) is engraved around the primer - Also engraved on the bottom is 57MM M23A2, CL/C, LO, some symbols, an arrow, x and more, 43 and 1943. There is a lot of information found here - Please see my photos - Dark Patina is present along with some blue green patina on the inside - Cleaned the bottom only to see all the information on it.
This casing has not been polished but it would shine beautifully if you prefer. It is 17.5" high - Base diameter is 3.75" and at the top it is 2.25 , weighs almost 4 pounds - Very good condition, hard to believe it is over 75 years old and been through the war, literally. There are some scratches and small dings. A wonderful piece of militaria. Wishing you peace of mind and good health during these difficult times.
The item "57 MM Brass Shell Casing 1943 M18 WWII Korean War Militaria Trench Art Vase" is in sale since Friday, September 18, 2020. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\WW II (1939-45)\Original Period Items\United States\Other US WWII Original Items". The seller is "someday2" and is located in Ocean City, Maryland.
This item can be shipped to United States.
- Region of Origin: United States
- Featured Refinements: Trench Art
- Modified Item: No
- Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
- Theme: Militaria
- Original/Reproduction: Original
- Conflict: WW II (1939-45)