Trench art: decorated shell case (4)

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A decorated shell case, which held pokers and tongs for the fire in the house of Walter Powell. Markings on the base of the case include: 'APR | 1916' (manufactured April 1916); 'Sp235' (An inspection mark from Karlsruhe: Sp=Spandau); '18'; 'Patronen Fabrick | Karlsruhe' (The manufacturer). On the primer: 'Fried Krupp A.G.' (the manufacturer); '12'. The case itself belongs to the German 7.5 cm Feld Kanone. Although Walter served in France with an anti-aircraft battery...