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WW1 British Artefact Brass Fuse Paperweight, Militaria Memorabilia, Brass Fuse (M4)

WW1 British Artefact Brass Fuse Paperweight, Militaria Memorabilia, Brass Fuse (M4)

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This is a WW1 British no. 102 brass fuse sourced from the Somme region in France. This genuine WW1 artefact is a charming piece of memorabilia which has been fired so will show impact damage. This little piece of history would make an unusual paperweight as it weighs a hefty 0.85kg or would be a great gift for a militaria collector. Relics from WW1 are still being found today, even over 100 years later, by farmers across the Battlefields of the Somme.  It has the pinking caused from age; as brass corrodes, it can undergo dezincification, a process in which zinc is lost and copper is left behind. This causes the brass to turn a pink colour in places. See our online vintage brocante shop selling over 300 unique, vintage and up cycled French finds for your home and garden, including more militaria from The Somme region, all sourced from markets and militaria fairs across France. We have a number of fuses, both German and British pieces, see the militaria section of our shop. Militaria WW1 and WW2 – All Things French Store

unpacked weight 0.85kg
height approx 6cm

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Due to customs restrictions most of our militaria is only available for UK shipping. Our trench art vases are available for shipping to the USA at checkout.

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