2 Cartridges in brass of French artillery standard of 75 mm Model 1897 (WW1)

$100.00

Pair of Cartridges in brass of French artillery standard of 75 mm Model 1897 (WW1)
Polished and easy to maintain in good condition.

Description

Pair of Cartridges in brass of French artillery standard of 75 mm (3 inches) Model 1897 of the WW1, found at Sainte Marie La Mer in the French Eastern Pyrenees.
A demobilized veteran returning at home brought them in his small very peaceful Catalan village far away from the front.
Length 30 cms (12 inches) Nerve diameter : 82mm (3,5 inches).
They are marked 1917 and 1918 and are both one hundred-years-old.
Used in decoration, they were polished, and are still in very beautiful state. Easy to maintain it. The price is for the pair. For collection or décoration.