Extremely Rare WWII Stalag Luft 1 Camp-Made POW Wing
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Extremely Rare WWII Stalag Luft 1 Camp-Made POW Wing

Code: afw20010slw


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Product Description

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ARTIFACT: Extremely rare WWII Stalag Luft 1 Camp-made POW wing. This example was made by an Allied airman Prisoner of War at Stalag-Luft 1, a Nazi Prison Camp in Barth, Germany. The wing was cast in lead from cigarette and gum packaging. A shield shape in the center reads: "POW STALAG LUFT 1" in the center with a parachute above and centered within nicely detailed wings.

VINTAGE: Circa WWII

SIZE: Approximately 2-7/8" x 1-3/16"

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Lead cast from cigarette and gum packaging.

ATTACHMENT: Two loops/lugs with retaining pin.

MARKINGS: None.

ITEM NOTES: This is from a USAAF collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. TRVFGEX TRCEJX16 LFGEX5/16

CONDITION: 7+ (Very Fine+): The wing shows moderate wear, light verdigris on pin, overall handsome patina.

GUARANTEE: As with all my artifacts, this piece is guaranteed to be original, as described.