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


SOLD!!! No Longer Available!

Product Description

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We will be OUT OF THE OFFICE from February 10 through February 23 2020.

Thank you for visiting. We hope you will find some vintage artifacts of interest here, but please be advised that we are OUT OF THE OFFICE from Monday February 10th through Sunday February 23rd, and we will be UNABLE TO SHIP during that period. During this time we will be traveling to, and displaying at, the 2020 SHOW OF SHOWS. We will be returning to the office on Monday 24 February and will RESUME SHIPPING at that time.
Thank you, Ron & Kana

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.